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By Yitzhak Baer, Louis Schoffman, Benjamin R. Gampel

In the second one quantity of his vintage exploration of the Spanish-Jewish neighborhood, Baer covers such significant historic occasions because the Spanish Inquisition and the Expulsion of the Jews from Spain. This paintings examines the influence of church coverage at the Jewish inhabitants within the fifteenth century, and the issues at which Jewish tradition as an entire was once altered via Spain’s actions.

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Needless to say, the consecrated bread was never found because the story had been invented out of whole cloth. Nevertheless, the infante had three of the Jews tortured to death. So the young infante reported to his father the king in a letter written early in July 1367, in which he justified what he had done and tried to show his moderation in passing judgment. About six months later the king himself visited Barcelona, and ordered all the Jews—young and old, men, women and children—to be shut up in the local synagogue without any food.

3 His part in the drafting of the takkanoth of 1354 has already been men­ tioned. Just as R. Nissim himself had been invited by Hasdai Crescas the elder and Cresques Solomon to come to Barce­ lona, so now he, with the aid of Don Cresques Solomon and R. Moshe Nathan, persuaded the Ashkenazi talmudic scholar, 37 A History of the Jews in Christian Spain This Library PDF version is for the use on an institutional computer only. com << Chapter >> Home | TOC | Index R. Perez ha-Cohen, to settle there.

Sheshet) The new constitution provided for a larger number of men in the administration of the aljama, but even then the lower 23 A History of the Jews in Christian Spain This Library PDF version is for the use on an institutional computer only. com << Chapter >> Home | TOC | Index classes had no influence in the administration. ” Indeed, until the 1380’s the register of names of trustees and of members of The Thirty contains the names of the same families as were serving in those capacities at the beginning of the century.

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