This Day, September 17, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin

September 17 1183: As Christians and Muslims jockey for control of what is really the homeland of the Jews, Saladin left Damascus with a large army today with the intention of driving the Crusaders out of Jerusalem. Tovább »

This Day, September 17, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin

1375: In Pilsen it was recorded today that ‘Dominus Zyfridus habet potestatem eandem pecuniam inter Judeos sive Christianos con quirerere’. (‘The Lord Zyfridus – a Knight of the Cross from the German order of knights has the right to gather this money among Jews or Christians’) which is a variant on the more common statement that ‘ inter Christianos vel judeos obligandi vel vendendi’ (‘of distraint or sale among Christians or Jews’).