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20 April 1298 Röttingen/Rintfleisch massacres begin #otdimjh

On April 20, 1298, the Jews of Roettingen (today in northern Bavaria) suffered the first of a series of massacres that spread through the region. Over the coming months, what came to be called the Rintfleisch massacres were perpetrated against … Continue reading

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19 April 1506 Massacre of Jewish Conversos, Lisbon #otdimjh

Richard Zimler talks about his novel “The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon” The Lisbon Massacre, alternatively known as the Lisbon Pogrom or the 1506 Easter Slaughter was an incident in April, 1506, in which a crowd of Catholics, as well as … Continue reading

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