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This Day in Jewish History Rabbi Hayim Reizes of Lemberg Is Burned at the Stake

The rabbi and his brother, leaders of the local Jewish community, were falsely accused of luring a Jewish apostate to abandon his newfound Christianity.

On May 13, 1728, Rabbi Hayim Reizes, of Lwow, Poland (Yiddish: Lemberg; today Lviv, Ukraine), was tortured, killed and then burned at the stake after being...