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Jews of Holland were emancipated, 1796.
The Mir ghetto was liquidated, 1942.
England and France declare war on Germany, 1939.
Anti-Jewish riots in Stockholm, Sweden, 1852.
Many Jews of London were killed in riots during the coronation of Richard I, 1189.
Pogrom in Shedlitz, Russia, 1906.
A group of 23 Jews from Recife, Brazil arrived in New Amsterdam, 1654. They became the pioneers of New York’s Jewish community.
Alexander Susskind, who gave his whole fortune as ransom for the body of Rabbi Meir of Rottenberg, died, 1307.