The search for deliverance form 1492 to 1789 is traced in a program that
measures the impact of the Renaissance, the Reformation and the
Enlightenment on the Jews. "It was a time of vast upheaval in man's
understanding of himself and his world," says host Abba Eban. "Medieval
doctrines. . . were being threatened on all sides." By 1700, Western
Europe's largest Jewish community was in Amsterdam, whose impressive
Portuguese Synagogue, built in 1680, is visited by Eban.
HERITAGE: CIVILIZATION AND THE JEWS
Impact in the real world...
What made Rachel's Lake Superior State experience so unique was the practical research she did with top-notch faculty.
"I really enjoyed working with environmental chemistry professor Judy Westrick and biologist Deb Stai," Rachel says. "For my senior project, we evaluated a lab method for cultivating a fungus that causes infections in humans."