This Day in Jewish History 1066: Massacre in Granada, Spain

Caught in inter-tribal hostilities between Arab communities that had recently conquered southern Spain, Jews were victims of a violent pogrom.

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On December 30, 1066, the Jewish population of Granada, Spain, fell victim to a massacre by an angry Arab crowd -- with an estimated 4,000 killed. The pogrom followed the murder of Joseph Ibn Naghrela, the...