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Persecution of Jews During the Plague

This illustration depicts brutal anti-Judaic violence during the Middle Ages.
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English — US

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  • History
  • The Holocaust

In much of Europe during the Middle Ages, Christians blamed Jews for the plague. In many towns, officials arrested Jews, confiscated their property, and burned them at the stake.

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