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22 August 1866 Pope Leo XIII continues to forbid Catholic-Jewish marriage #otdimjh

“For this reason We must commend those Catholic men who, when the legislative assembly of Hungary was asked two years ago whether it would consider the marriage of Christians with Jews valid, rejected the proposal unanimously and freely and succeeded … Continue reading

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25 January 1904 Pope Pius X gives Theodor Herzl’s Zionist project a cold reception #otdimjh #onthisday

Theodore Herzl travelled to Rome in late January 1904, after the sixth Zionist Congress (August 1903) and six months before his death, looking for some kind of support. On January 22, Herzl first met the Secretary of State, Cardinal Rafael … Continue reading

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14 January 1802 – Birth of Karl Lehrs, Classical Scholar, brother of Samuel, friend of Richard Wagner #onthisday #otdimjh

Today we consider two of the sons of Pinkus Kaufmann Levi, who changed his name to Lehrs; Karl Ludwig Lehrs (January 14, 1802 – June 9, 1878), was a German classical scholar. Bernstein gives a short note: Lehrs, Karl, was born … Continue reading

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#otdimjh #onthisday 31 December 335 Sylvester day – celebrated today in Israel – commemorating the Pope who oversaw the Council of Nicaea

Silvester or Sylvester is the day of the Feast of Pope Sylvester I, a saint who served as Pope of the Catholic Church from 314 to 335 and oversaw both the First Council of Nicaea and Roman Emperor Constantine I’s … Continue reading

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#onthisday #otdmijh 30 December 1576 Converso poet, Hebraist and theologian Luis de Léon released from prison for translating Song of Songs into Latin

Fray Luis Ponce de León (Belmonte, Castile, Spain, 1527 – Madrigal de las Altas Torres, Castile, Spain, 23 August 1591) was a Spanish lyric poet, Augustinian friar and theologian and academic, active during the Spanish Golden Age. Today he is … Continue reading

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#Otdimjh 5 December 633 Isidore of Seville convenes Fourth Council of Toledo to enact decrees against Jews and Jewish Christians

Isidore of Seville (c. 560 – 4 April 636) was Archbishop of Seville for more than three decades and is considered “the last scholar of the ancient world”. Amidst the disintegration of classical culture, and the increase of violence and … Continue reading

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#otdimjh 28 November 1830 Grotesque law to encourage Jews to “convert to Christianity” offers financial inducement as part of Russification Process

On November 28, 1830 the law “on the facilities granted to Jews in the region of Bessarabia who accepted Christianity” was passed (Levanda, 1874: 286-287). According to this law, all Christian Jews in Bessarabia received the right not to pay any … Continue reading

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#Otdimjh 20 November 1451/ 1975 Pope Nicholas V appoints Inquisitors /Catholic Bishops welcome Jews

Prayer: Thank you Lord for the significant changes that have taken place in the Catholic Church’s attitudes to Jews and Judaism. We pray that this process may continue, and lead to a recognition of Jewish believers in Yeshua within the … Continue reading

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#Otdimjh 13 November 354 Birth of St Augustine of Hippo, developer of Christian doctrine and teaching on the Jews

“ ‘The elder shall serve the younger,’ is understood … to mean that the elder people, the Jews, shall serve the younger people, the Christians.” Augustine of Hippo was born on 13 November 354 and died on 28 August 430. … Continue reading

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