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On the eve of the French Revolution, the city of Metz in the northern French province of Lorraine was home to the largest Jewish community in the country. It was also where a debate originated about the legal and and social status of Jews in France in 1785. These discussions had a significant influence on the decree guaranteeing all Jews in the country full citi…

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Meyer, Pierre-André, “Metz”, 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 05 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0540>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20210312

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