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Jewish Communities: Ghetto, Baden Bei Wien, Hildesheim, Kiryas Joel, New York, History of the Jews in Speyer, History of the Jews in Vanco

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Published August 14th 2011
ISBN : 9781156510506
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62 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 61. Chapters: Ghetto, Baden bei Wien, Hildesheim, Kiryas Joel, New York, History of the Jews in Speyer, History ofMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 61. Chapters: Ghetto, Baden bei Wien, Hildesheim, Kiryas Joel, New York, History of the Jews in Speyer, History of the Jews in Vancouver, Leopoldstadt, Wiener Neustadt, Kazimierz, Shtetl, Przedecz, Dushanbe Synagogue, Le Marais, Qahal, La Giudecca, Beit HaShalom, Lappenberg, Nysa, Poland, Luninets, Mellah, History of the Jews in Prague, Jews and Judaism in North East England, Kehilla, Portugees-Isra litisch Kerkgenootschap, Jewish quarter, Josefov, History of the Jews in Toronto, Pletzl, Ribeauvill, Moine ti, Q rm z Q s b, Beta Abraham, Wadi Abu Jamil, Congregation Shearith Israel, Rue des Rosiers, History of the Jews in Salzburg, Pappenheim, La Juderia, Committee of the Jewish Community of Hebron, Les Josiols, Jewish community in st nad Labem, Briceva, Dardasht, Jewish Sharab, Jewish Community in Franklin Square and West Hempstead. Excerpt: The history of the Jews in Speyer, Germany, reaches back over 1,000 years. In the Middle Ages the city of Speyer, Germany, was home to one of the most significant Jewish communities in the Holy Roman Empire. After many ups and downs throughout history the community was totally wiped out 1940 in the Holocaust. With the fall of the Iron Curtain in 1989 Jews again chose to settle in Speyer and a first assembly took place in 1996. The earliest account of Jewish settlement along the Rhine is dated from the year 321 in Cologne. Thus, it is assumed that the first Jews also lived in Speyer in Late Antiquity. Yet, with the collapse of state and church administration in the Migration Period and the decline of the urban Roman lifestyle, it must also be assumed that the Jewish communities dispersed. Jews resettled in the Rhine area coming from Southern France where Roman life had more or less remained intact. Travelling Jewish merchants certainly would have had dependencies in Rhenish towns, even th...