This Day in Jewish History 1519: Regensburg’s Jews Are Driven Out of the City
The 500-year-old community of this Bavarian city, expelled in 1519, was not permitted to return until 1669.
On February 21, 1519, the Jewish community of Regensburg was ordered to leave the Bavarian city, but only after its members had demolished the interior of their 13th-century synagogue.
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