This Day in Jewish History / A rare kind of pogrom begins, in Turkey
On June 5, 1934, violent actions against Jews of several towns in the Turkish region of Thrace started, no one died but property was destroyed.
On June 5, 1934, violent actions against Jews of several towns in the Turkish region of Thrace began. Although no Jews were killed, the extensive destruction of property, and the very fact of the attacks in a country that was always known for its hospitality to Jews, led to many of them moving from Thrace, or emigrating from Turkey altogether. Recent historical research has led some...
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