This Day in Jewish History 1615: The Jews of Worms Are 'Non-violently' Kicked Out of Town

Some might argue that starvation and a final threat to leave within an hour are not benevolent means.

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On this day, April 20, 1615, the Jews of Worms were persuaded that it was in their interest to leave the city without delay. While the local citizenry took pride in employing non-violent means after having...