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Forcible eviction from Gush Katif

Reader comment on item: "Today Gaza, Tomorrow Jerusalem"

Submitted by Dr. Leo Horowitz (United States), Aug 9, 2005 at 11:05

I am certain you know more detail about these events than I.

But as Tisha'Bav and disengagement approaches it might be good to review some history.

Among Major Recorded Expulsions of Jewish Communities

Year(s) Ruler(s) Empire/Country Reason
587B.C.E Nebuchadnezzar Babylonia Jewish Threat
66-73 Nero/Vespasian/Titus Rome Jewish Threat
135 Hadrian Rome Jewish Threat
448 Theodosis II Rome Jewish Threat
624-625 Muhammad Islamic Empire Jewish Threat
855 Emperor Ludwig Germanic State Jewish Threat
1229 Crusaders European State Jewish Threat
1290 Edward I England Jewish Threat
1306 Philip IV France Jewish Threat
1322 Philip IV France Jewish Threat
1395 Charles VI France Jewish Threat
1400-1446 Varied Princes from Austria and Germanic states Jewish Threat
1492 Ferdinand/Isabella Spain Jewish Threat
1495 Vytautas the Great Lithuania Jewish Threat
1496 Manuel I Portugal Jewish Threat
1500-1900 Czars Russia Jewish Threat
1938 Hitler Germany Jewish Threat
2005 Sharon/Peres/Olmert Israel Jewish Threat

Read it – and weep.

Dr. Leo Horowitz

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