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15 March 1473 Three days of rioting leads to expulsion of Jews from Cordoba  

Tensions arose in Córdoba, the city of Maimonides,the great rabbi, diplomat, philosopher and doctor of two centuries before, when the Moslem rulers allowed the flourishing of a golden age for the Jewish people. Now, under Christian rulers, it became the location for … Continue reading

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26 February 1569 Pope Pius V expels Jews unless they become Roman Catholics #otdimjh

Pope Pius V (who became a Saint in 1712) issues the papal bull Hebraeorum gens (“the people of the Hebrews”). Except for Rome and Verona, all Jews are to be expelled from the Papal States unless they convert to Christianity. … Continue reading

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18 February 1546 Death of Luther – Last Sermon ends with Warnings against the Jews

From 1533 to his death in 1546, Martin Luther served as the dean of theology at University of Wittenberg. During this time he suffered from many illnesses, including arthritis, heart problems and digestive disorders, and the physical pain and emotional … Continue reading

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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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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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20 January 1942 Wannsee Conference on Final Solution plans the eradication of 11 million Jews #otdimjh #onthisday

From the ICEJ website: The Wannsee Conference was held on January 20, 1942 at a lakeside villa outside Berlin and was attended by 15 high-ranking Nazi bureaucrats who set in motion the implementation of a plan to eradicate the Jews … Continue reading

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16 January 1802 Birth of Julius Stahl, German constitutional lawyer, political philosopher and politician #otdimjh #onthisday

Bernstein gives a summary of this remarkable Jewish believer in Yeshua: Stahl, Friedrich Julius, son of a banker, jurist and publicist, was born at Munich, January 16, 1802, and died at Bruckenau, Aug. 10, 1861. He became a Christian in … Continue reading

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13 January 1898 Émile Zola publishes open letter “J’accuse” on the trial of Alfred Dreyfus #Otdimjh #onthisday

   Alfred Dreyfus                                                            Émile Zola At this time of tragedy and … 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 #onthisday 25 December 1821 birth of David Christian Ginsburg, missionary, scholar and exposer of fake Deuteronomy scroll

Bernstein summarises a distinguished academic career, but Ginsburg achieved public fame through his part in exposing one of the great frauds of the century, in disproving the claims of another fellow Jewish believer in Yeshua to have discovered an early … Continue reading

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