A Jewish Exodus from Europe?
Stories of Jewish flight from 'the accursed continent' are widespread, but as long as communities remain, we must remember what it's like to be a minority.
ROME AND THESSALONIKI – Where is the oldest Jewish community in the world? Go to Italy and they tell you it is Rome, where Jews first arrived in the early Hasmonean period. In Greece, the claim is that a Jewish settlement was established in Salonika (or Thessaloniki as they call it today) on the Aegean shore earlier, around the time when the Greek empire ruled the Fertile Crescent....
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