This Day, June 16, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levn

JUNE 16 1221: Massacre of the Jews of Erfurt, Germany. At one time this was commemorated as a Fast Day on the 25 th of Sivan. 1385: Emperor Wenceslaus arrested Jews living in what was known as the Swabian League, (the league of free cities in South Germany) and confiscated their books. Tovább »