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The Jews of Dubrovnik

The Jews of Dubrovnik

A large amount of Dubrovnik’s trade was with Mediterranean cities, all of them locations of thriving Jewish communities. Jews were tolerated as itinerant traders in Dubrovnik from 1352. With the expulsion of the Jews from Spain in 1492, some came and settled in Dubrovnik. Evidence of Dubrovnik’s Jewish history is revealed by Europe’s oldest functioning Sephardic synagogue. After Prague, it

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