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1659 The Jews of Jerusalem
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1659 The Jews of Jerusalem

*d’Arvieux, Laurens: Memoirs du Chevalier d’Arvieux contenant ses Voyages à Constantinople, dans l’Asie, la Syrie, la Palestine, l’Egypte et la Barbarie (Jean Baptiste Labat). 6 vols Paris 1735, II 105-185, 206-218, 256-258. Source: Nathan Schur. Jerusalem. In Pilgrims’ Accounts Thematic Bibliography

1658 Beit Yaakov Yeshiva established
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1658 Beit Yaakov Yeshiva established

Rabbi Israel Yaakov Hagiz, returned from Morrocco to Jerusalem, and together with Rabbi Gelanti II establishes the Beit Yaakov Yeshiva with support from the Vega family of Livorno Italy. Source: http://iloveisrael-lior.blogspot.com/2010/09/first-ottoman-period1517-1769.html

1658 The Jews of Jerusalem
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1658 The Jews of Jerusalem

Calahorra, Juan de: Historia Cronologica della Provincia di Syria e Terra Santa di Gierusalemme, Venetia 1694, 391-409, 438-449, 458-462, 633-636, 656-660, 673-676, 697-706, 818-833, 839-848. Thévenot, Jean de: Relation d’un voyage fait au Levant. Paris 1665, 365-385, 391-398, 408-415. Source: Nathan Schur. Jerusalem. In Pilgrims’ Accounts Thematic Bibliography

1656 The Jews of Jerusalem
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1656 The Jews of Jerusalem

Rheinfelden, Ignaz von: Newe Jerusolomytanische Bilgerfahrt, Oder Kurtze Beschreibung dess gelobten Landts… Augsburg 1699, 62-162, 177-183. Source: Nathan Schur. Jerusalem. In Pilgrims’ Accounts Thematic Bibliography

1652 The Jews of Jerusalem
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1652 The Jews of Jerusalem

Doubdan, Jean: Le Voyage de la Terre Sainte. Paris 1666, 45-129, 172-283, 349-469. **Morone, Mariono da Maleo: Terra Santa Nuovamente Illustrata… 2 vols. Piacenza 1669, I 64-260. Source: Nathan Schur. Jerusalem. In Pilgrims’ Accounts Thematic Bibliography

1651 The Jews of Jerusalem
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1651 The Jews of Jerusalem

Zwinner, Electus: Blumen-Buch dess Heiligen Landes Palestinae. München 1661, 119-351, 413-430 in Jerusalem. Source: Nathan Schur. Jerusalem. In Pilgrims’ Accounts Thematic Bibliography

1650 Jews Flee to Palestine to escape oppression
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1650 Jews Flee to Palestine to escape oppression

According to the Christian French travelller Laurent d’ Arvieux “Five thousand Jews, Spanish, Italian, and German—driven east by oppression, settled in Hebron, Gaza, Ramleh, Nablus, Safed, Tiberias and Sidon. In the last town they were locked at night in their quarter, with the key in the possession of the governor.” Source: De Haas, Jacob; History […]

1644 The Jews of Jerusalem
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1644 The Jews of Jerusalem

*Surius, Bernardin: Le Pieux Pelerin ou Voyage de Jerusalem… Bruxelles 1666, 362-521. Source: Nathan Schur. Jerusalem. In Pilgrims’ Accounts Thematic Bibliography

1640 The city of Tiberias is destroyed by an earthquake
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1640 The city of Tiberias is destroyed by an earthquake

Source: http://iloveisrael-lior.blogspot.com/2010/09/first-ottoman-period1517-1769.html

1640 The Jews of Jerusalem
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1640 The Jews of Jerusalem

Olgiati, Claudio, da Como: Viaggio di Gerusalemme… Milano 1647, 14-75, 93-101. Serino, Francesco da: Croniche O Annali di Terra Santa (Teodoro Cavallon). Biblioteca Bio-Bibliografica della Terra Santa, Nuova Serie. 2 vols Quaracchi 1939, I 184, 275, II 1, 2, 31, 36, 37, 44, 105, 106, 123-129, 178. Source: Nathan Schur. Jerusalem. In Pilgrims’ Accounts Thematic […]