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Musa Dagh
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The Armenian genocide of 1915/1916 was considered by Jews, both before and during the Second World War, as a historical precedent for the expulsion and murder of a national and religious minority. In the same way, the Armenian rebellion on Musa Dagh (Turkish: Musa Dağı, Armenian: Musa Ler; Moses Mountain) was perceived as a model by the Jewish resistance in the ghettos. In no sm…

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Cohen, Raya, “Musa Dagh”, 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 29 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0565>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20210312

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