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Jud Süß
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“Jud Süß” is the derogatory name for Joseph Süß Oppenheimer, who in the 1730s was active as a Court Jew in the Duchy of Württemberg. Oppenheimer was thought to be the most influential advisor of the Catholic Duke Karl Alexander, whose reign was extremely unpopular among the predominantly Protestant population. Immediately after the death of the duke, Oppenheime…

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Mintzker, Yair, “Jud Süß”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 25 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0366>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20191110



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