#22 swiss should switzerlnd apologise - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • duncan
    • 18.11.07 | 16:32 (IST)

    for its medieval expulsion of the Jews. I say yes. if the cathloic church can apologise for its persecution of the Jews so can switzerlnd. What do you say. ? Duncn http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/vjw/swiss.html While most of the Jews were expelled in 1349 from Switzerland, they had already returned to Zurich by 1352 and Basel by 1361. Their return did not herald an end to persecutions and maltreatment continued until the Jewish community was again expelled. Accused of blood libel, all of the Jews living at Schaffhausen were condemned to death and thirty were burned alive on June 25, 1401. Four weeks later, eighteen men and women were burned at the stake in Winterthur.

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