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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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