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5 April 1828 Rosenberg of Turkey Born #otdimjh

5 April 1828 Birth of Rev L. Rosenberg, British Jews’ Society representative for 40 years in Adrianople [Edirne], Turkey Rosenberg, Rev. L., wrote the following brief sketch of himself shortly before he died:—”My parents were by birth Austrian Jews. By occupation … Continue reading

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4 April 1891 Adolph Saphir Promoted to Glory #otdimjh

4 April 1891 Death of Adolph Saphir, Hebrew Christian Writer and Preacher #otdimjh SAPHIR, ADOLPH (1831–1891), theologian, born at Pesth in 1831, was the son of Israel Saphir, a Jewish merchant. His father’s brother, Moritz Gottlieb Saphir, was well known as … Continue reading

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3 April 1821 Levi Parsons in Jerusalem #otdimjh

3 April 1821 Levi Parsons, American Pioneer, visits Jerusalem Synagogue In November 1819, the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (ABCFM) sent Levi Parsons (1792-1822) and Pliny Fisk (1792-1825) to the Middle East in order to establish a Palestine mission, … Continue reading

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2 April 1279 300 Jews Murdered in London #otdimjh

2 April 1279 Blood Libel against the Jews of Northampton leads to murder of 300 Jews in London #otdimjh “The most respectable Jews of London crucified a child on April 2nd” reports Florent de Worcester (Chron. 222), but it is difficult … Continue reading

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1 April 1794 Fitzwilliam Museum architect born #otdimjh

1 April 1794 Birth of George Joshua Bassevi, architect of Fitzwilliam Museum #otdimjh Basevi, George Joshua, architect, followed the example of his brother-in-law Isaac Disraeli, in leaving the synagogue in 1817. But it must be stated that no writer expressly asserts … Continue reading

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1 April 3016 Messianic Congregation on Mars #otdimjh

The first Messianic Jewish congregation has been established on Mars. Reporter Kai-Kjaer Hansolo of the Lausanne Consultation on Space Evangelism (LCSE) briefed members of the event by holographic telereport. “This was not the first attempt to establish a congregation on Mars” … Continue reading

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31 March 1492 Spain expels Jews #otdimjh

31 March 1492 Ferdinand and Isabella’s Edict of Expulsion – the Alhambra Decree #otdimjh The year 1492 is most often associated with Columbus and his discovery of America. But another event of tragic proportions developed that year. It gave the world … Continue reading

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30 March 2015 “Mission and Missionaries among the Jews in 19th Century Europe” – Conference – #otdimjh

30 March 2015 “Mission and Missionaries among the Jews in 19th Century Europe” – Conference I am attended this conference in 2015 – a great opportunity to meet Jewish scholars studying Jewish missionaries! IJS/JHSE Symposium in honour of  Professor David Ruderman, … Continue reading

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29 March 1887 Death of Mrs. Reynolds, CMJ volunteer #otdimjh

29 March 1887 Death of Mrs. Reynolds, CMJ volunteer #otdimjh “Mrs. Reynolds continued her useful and voluntary work amongst the Jewesses in the East End, until her death on March 29th, 1888” (Gidney). I have not been able to find a … Continue reading

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28 March 1985 Passing of Chagall – painter of the Jewish Jesus #otdimjh

28 March 1985 Death of Marc Chagall, painter of Yeshua #otdimjh e Marc Zakharovich Chagall  (6 July 1887 – 28 March 1985) was a Russian-French artist. Art critic Robert Hughes referred to Chagall as “the quintessential Jewish artist of the twentieth century” (though Chagall saw his … Continue reading

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