Category Archives: antisemitism

14 February 1349 St Valentine’s Day Massacre in Strasbourg sees 900 Jews burnt alive #onthisday #otdimjh

  From Ha’aretz On February 14, 1349 – St. Valentine’s Day – the Jewish residents of Strasbourg, in Alsace, were burned to death by their Christian neighbours. Estimates of the number murdered range from several hundred to more than 2,000. … Continue reading

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3 February 1740 Charles of Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily #otdimjh #onthisday

On February 3, 1740, Charles de Bourbon, the king of Naples, issued an official invitation to the Jews to return to Sicily. They had been expelled in 1493, but many thousands of conversos had remained, practicing Jewish customs in secret, … Continue reading

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#Otdimjh #onthisday 23 December 1892 Death of Paul (Selig) Cassel, distinguished journalist, parliamentarian, theologian and opponent of Anti-Semitism

Feb. 27, 1821, in Gross-Glogau, Silesia; died Dec. 23, 1892, in Friedenau, near Berlin The Jewish Encyclopedia (1906) gives a short summary to a longer article: Convert to Christianity and missionary to the Jews; born Feb. 27, 1821, in Gross-Glogau, Silesia; … Continue reading

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#otdimjh 17 December 1941 “Notice of ecclesiastical position of Protestant Jews” excludes Messianic Jews from Protestant Churches

This post is unfinished – help needed with German translation of this site Erwin Balzer, the bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lübeck was one of seven Protestant regional church bishops and presidents to sign the “Notice of ecclesiastical position … Continue reading

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