This conference was held by the History Department, Religion Department,  the Jewish Studies Program, and the Leslie Center for the Humanities at Dartmouth College.  Work on the Journal also received support from the Israel Science Foundation and the Mandel Scholion Interdisciplinary Research Center in the Humanities.

Professor M. Cecilia Gaposchkin, Dartmouth College, and Iris Shagri, Open University of Israel, acted as co-editors for the volume scheduled to be published September 2017 in the Journal of Medieval History.