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1481 250 Jewish Households in Jerusalem

Old City of JerusalemThe Italian Jewish pilgrim, Meshullam ben Menahem, relates:

“Jerusalem which ‘has no walls’ and was very much ‘in ruins.’  With about two hundred and fifty Jewish households (e.g. 500 Jews).”

Source: Kollek, Teddy; Pearlman, Moshe. Pilgrims to the Holy Land: The story of Pilgrimage Through the Ages. p135 and p136.

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