Biblical Exegesis in Jewish Polemics against Islam
The Islamic World as Depicted by Medieval Jewish Travel Writings
Martin Jacobs is Associate Professor of Rabbinic Studies at Washington University in St. Louis. His current research interests include Jewish historiography in medieval and early modern times and premodern Jewish travel writings. At the Katz Center, Jacobs will be working on a book project tentatively titled Reorienting the East: The Islamic World as Depicted in Medieval Jewish Travel Literature.