Antisemitism in Europe (Middle Ages)
Antisemitism was prevalent in the Middle Ages, the period of European history from the 5th century to the 15th century.
In the Middle Ages, religion played a major role in driving antisemitism. Th...
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Police detain five teenagers suspected of destroying 300 Jewish graves in France
Teenagers detained in eastern France as prosecutor says adolescents deny anti-Semitism motive
Antisemitism in Europe
Antisemitism (prejudice, hatred of, or discrimination against Jews for reasons connected to their Jewish heritage), has experienced a long history of expression since the days of ancient civilizations...
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Jewish deicide
Jewish deicide is a long-held belief of some Christians that places the responsibility for the death of Jesus on the Jewish people as a whole. This is expressed in the ethnoreligious slur "Christ-kill...
Nostra Aetate
Nostra aetate (Latin: In our Time) is the Declaration on the Relation of the Church with Non-Christian Religions of the Second Vatican Council. Passed by a vote of 2,221 to 88 of the assembled bi...
Blood libel
Blood libel (also blood accusation) is an accusation that Jews kidnapped and murdered the children of Christians to use their blood as part of their religious rituals during Jewish holidays. Historica...
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Yellow badge
The yellow badge (or yellow patch), also referred to as a Jewish badge (German: Judenstern, lit. Jews' star), was a cloth patch that Jews were ordered to sew on their outer garments to mark them a...
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Jewish hat
The Jewish hat also known as the Jewish cap, Judenhut (German) or Latin pilleus cornutus ("horned skullcap"), was a cone-shaped pointed hat, often white or yellow, worn by Jews in Medieval Europe and ...
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Persecution of Jews in the First Crusade
The call for the First Crusade touched off the Rhineland massacres, also known as the German Crusade of 1096, the persecutions of 1096 or Gezeroth Tatenu. Prominent leaders of crusaders involved in t...
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Police detain five teenagers suspected of destroying 300 Jewish graves in France
Teenagers detained in eastern France as prosecutor says adolescents deny anti-Semitism motive
Little Saint Hugh of Lincoln
Little Saint Hugh of Lincoln (1246 – 27 August 1255) was an English boy whose death prompted a blood libel. Hugh is known as Little Saint Hugh to distinguish him from Saint Hugh of Lincoln, an adult s...
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Islam and antisemitism
Islam and antisemitism relates to Islamic theological teaching against Jews and Judaism and the treatment of Jews in Muslim countries.With the origin of Islam in the 7th century and its rapid spread i...
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Antisemitism in Sweden
Sweden has a Jewish community of around 20,000, which makes it the 7th largest in the European Union. Yiddish has legal status as one of the country's official minority languages. The first Jewish mem...
History of the Jews in Belgium
Judaism has a long history in Belgium, from the 1st century CE until today. The Jewish community numbered 66,000 on the eve of the Second World War but, after the war and the Holocaust, is now less t...
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William of Norwich
William of Norwich (2 February 1132 – 22 March 1144) was an English boy whose death was, at the time, attributed to the Jewish community of Norwich. It is the first known medieval accusation against J...
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History of the Jews in Ukraine
Jewish communities have existed in the territory of Ukraine from the time of Kievan Rus' (one of Kiev city gates was called Judaic) and developed many of the most distinctive modern Jewish theological...
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History of the Jews in Slovenia
The small Jewish community of Slovenia (Slovene: Judovska skupnost Slovenije) is estimated at 400 to 600 members, with the Jewish community of Slovenia suggesting 500 to 1000 members. Around 130 a...
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Pogrom
A pogrom is a violent riot aimed at massacre or persecution of an ethnic or religious group, particularly one aimed at Jews. The term originally entered the English language to describe 19th- and 20th...
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Antisemitism in the Soviet Union
The 1917 Russian Revolution overthrew a centuries-old regime of official antisemitism in the Russian Empire. The success of the Soviet Union in dealing with this previous legacy of antisemitism, as we...
Antisemitism in the Russian Empire
Antisemitism in the Russian Empire appeared in hatred toward Jewish religion or ethnic Jews.
Yuri Tabak describes the history of antisemitism in Russia as having the same forms "already traditiona...
Andreas Oxner
Anderl (Andreas) Oxner von Rinn, also known as Andreas Oxner, (c. 1459 – July 12, 1462) was a folk saint of the Roman Catholic Church. According to a blood libel accusation, the three-year-old boy was...
History of the Jews in Estonia
The history of the Jews in Estonia starts with individual reports of Jews in what is now Estonia from as early as the 14th century. However, the process of permanent Jewish settlement in Estonia began...
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Werner of Oberwesel
Werner of Oberwesel (also known as Werner of Bacharach or Werner of Womrath; b. 1271 in Womrath, Hunsrück; d. 1287) was a 16-year-old boy whose unexplained death was blamed on Jews, leading to revenge...
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History of the Jews in the Soviet Union
The history of the Jews in the Soviet Union is primarily the history of Jews in its component states.The history of the Jews in Armenia dates back more than 2,000 years. After Eastern Armenia came und...
History of the Jews in Russia
The vast territories of the Russian Empire at one time hosted the largest population of Jews in the world. Within these territories the Jewish community flourished and developed many of modern Judaism...
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History of the Jews in Russia and the Soviet Union
The history of the Jews in the Soviet Union is primarily the history of Jews in its component states.The history of the Jews in Armenia dates back more than 2,000 years. After Eastern Armenia came und...
History of the Jews in Germany
Jewish settlers founded the Ashkenazi Jewish community in the Early (5th to 10th centuries CE) and High Middle Ages (c.1000–1299 CE). The community prospered under Charlemagne, but suffered during the...
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History of the Jews in Poland
The history of the Jews in Poland dates back over 800 years. For centuries, Poland was home to the largest and most significant Jewish community in the world. Poland was the centre of Jewish culture t...
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History of the Jews in Norway
The Jews in Norway are one of the country's smallest ethnic and religious minorities. The largest synagogue is in Oslo. A smaller synagogue in Trondheim (63° 25' N) is the world's fifth northernmost s...
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History of the Jews in the Netherlands
Most history of the Jews in the Netherlands was generated between the end of the 16th century and World War II.The area now known as the Netherlands was once part of the Spanish Empire but in 1581, th...