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Jewish Persecution in Strasbourg, 1349

A medieval drawing of the 2,000 Jews of Strasbourg who were killed on February 14, 1349 in the Strasbourg Massacre during the Black Death persecutions. The Jews were accused of causing the Black Death by poisoning the wells.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Jewish Persecution in Strasbourg, 1349." (Viewed on April 10, 2020) <>.


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