Ottoman Conquest, 1517-1699

Ottoman Conquest, 1517-1699   Highlights- Rebuilding of the Walls of Jerusalem, 1538-1541 King James Bible, 1611 Nicolas Poussin’s Destruction of Jerusalem, 1625-26 The Ottoman star was very much in the ascendant by the time Selim I reached the throne. (“Ottoman”...

1722 Jerusalem

The pasha of Jerusalem, Yusuf, oppressed the Jews (and arrest) rabbis for ransoms. Rabbi Meyuchas succeeds in raising the ransom from Jews in Turkey. Source: