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Leipzig
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Trade fairs and especially the fur business played a major role in Leipzig's development into a major city. One of the city’s central streets, the Brühl, became synonymous with the Leipzig fur industry and its worldwide reputation. Jewish fur dealers, finishers, and furriers played a decisive role in Leipzig’s ascent to an intern…

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Held, Steffen, “Leipzig”, 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_0444>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20191110



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