Pope Gregory IX

Pope Gregory IX (Latin: Gregorius IX; born Ugolino di Conti; c. 1145 or before 1170 – 22 August 1241) was Pope from 19 March 1227 to his death in 1241. Continue reading

First Bat Mitzvah Ceremony

The first bat mitzvah ceremony was celebrated by Judith Kaplan Eisenstein, Continue reading

Operation Magic Carpet

On November 8th, 1949, some 40,000 endangered Jews in Yemen were airlifted to Israel. The event was called Operation Magic Carpet.
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King Edward I of England

Edward I (17/18 June 1239 – 7 July 1307), also known as Edward Longshanks and the Hammer of the Scots (Latin: Malleus Scotorum), was King of England from 1272 to 1307. Before his accession to the throne, he was commonly referred to as The Lord Edward. Continue reading

European Expulsion of Jews

The European expulsion of Jews began in 13th Century England. Continue reading