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JCHC University: The Spanish Inquisition and the Expulsion of Jews from Spain
28 November 2016 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Rabbi Karpel received his B.A. from SUNY Albany. He later earned his semicha and his MSW from Yeshiva University. For 32 years Rabbi Karpel has worked as Rabbi/Chaplin at Daughters of Israel in West Orange. His is a Board Certified Chaplain through the National Association of Jewish Chaplins. Additionally, he holds the position of Chairman of the Essex County Regional Ethics Committee. He is active with the consortium of long term care regional ethics committees under the umbrella of the Office of the Ombudsman of the State of New Jersey.
This talk will discuss a bit about the background to the rich culture and life that the Jews had under Modelem rule from the 800’s to the early Middle Ages. The primary part of the talk will address the Inquisition that occurred under the rule of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella (primarily known to be the rulers when Columbus “discovered America”. Also to be addressed is the actual expulsion of the Jews from Spain one day before Columbus sailed.