France / Bourgogne-Franche-Comté / Joigny

Street of the Jews

Practical info

Type of location: Street

Street of the Jews

Historical description


If the origin of the of Jovignian Jews is not certain, its medieval presence is notably notepresence d by the number of Tossafists who lived in the city in the 12th century. Among them, Menahem Perez de Joigny and Yom Tov Ben Isaac de Joigny. Other eminent scholars ... Read more