Daily Archives: July 3, 2016

4 July 1099 Massacre in Jerusalem

4 July 1099 First Crusade ends with death of 900 Jews in Jerusalem¬†#otdimjh The Crusaders conquered Jerusalem on July 4, 1099. In celebration of the event, they took all of the Jews in Jerusalem (estimates vary from 900-3,000), gathered them … Continue reading

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3 July 1247 Pope Innocent IV protects Jews from Blood Libel accusations #otdimjh

3 July 1247 Pope Innocent IV issues Papal Bull to protect Jews from Blood Libel Accusations¬†#otdimjh After the body of a two year old girl found in Velress (Vaucluse), France, was used as an excuse for plundering the surrounding area … Continue reading

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