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Rachel Golub 10/19/07 Midterm Exam – HIS 328 Short Answers: 1.  What are the main time periods of Jewish History and how are they determined? There are five main time periods of Jewish History. The first was the Antiquity or  Biblical Period. This period lasted until about 100 A.D. and was centered in the Land of Israel.  The second period was the Rabbinic Period, which went on between 100 and 700 A.D. During  this time, Rabbis emerged as leaders of Judaism and was centered mainly in the Roman Empire,  Palestine and Babylonia. The third was the Medieval Period, which happened between 600 A.D.  and the year 1500. This period was centered in Spain and Europe. In the next period, the Early  Modern Period, the Jews were expelled from Spain in 1492 and had to leave or change their  religion. The French Revolution also occurred this time, in which the Jews were emancipated.  This period lasted until 1789. The last period was known as the Modern Period in which the  breakup of the Ottoman Empire occurred. There were still many Jews especially in Russia.  2.  When were the Jews emancipated in Tsarist Russia? Describe 2 examples of anti- Jewish persecution that occurred in Tsarist Russia. One example of anti-Jewish persecution in Russia was that they could not practice their 
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