This Day, January 12, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin

January 12 In Jewish History 1412: In Spain, the regent Donna Catalina acting in the name of the child-king Juan II issued an edict of twenty-four articles intended to impoverish and humiliate the Jews and to reduce them to the lowest grade in the social scale.1493: The Jews were expelled from Sicily, which had become a province of Aragon in 1412. Tovább »