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Did the State of Israel fail in it's main purpose? [on hold]

Israel was planned as a home for European Jewry, a shelter in times of persecution, a protected homeland etc....However many argue that it has failed it's main mission and has been founded too late, ...
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Did the Hanseatic league have any involvement with Jews?

Did the Hanseatic League have any policy toward or involvement with Jews?
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How and when did Jews get to the shores of the Baltic?

How and when did Jews get to the shores of the Baltic?
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Jewish ghettos before Nazi Germany

I'm trying to compare the treatment of Jews in Europe before the rise of the Nazis with their treatment under the Nazis (before the concentration camps). Did Jewish communities feel that their ...
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What percentage of Jews were in “finance” (money-lenders) throughout Middle Ages?

The stereotypical image of a Jew in Middle Ages (and the portrayal of them) was of course "the money-lender". From Ivanhoe's Isaac of York, to Shakespeare's Shylock, to "Проклятый жид, почтенный ...