This Day, April 2, In Jewish History by Mitchell A and Deb Levin Z”L

This Day, April 2, In Jewish History by Mitchell A and Deb Levin Z”L

742: Birthdate of Charlemagne. Charlemagne was both King of the Franks and the first Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire. Despite pressure from the Catholic Church and the mighty Pope Gregory, Charlemagne treated his Jewish subjects and they played a prominent part in his realm.