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Rhodes
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Beginning in the 16th century, the Jewish community of Rhodes was part of the Ottoman Empire for four centuries. As a result the conquest of the Dodecanese, the island was incorporated into the Italian colonial empire in 1912. Thus the experience of the Jews of Rhodes differed from those of other communities in the Judeo-Spanish Levant which were incorporated into one of the successor states of the …

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Rodrigue, Aron, “Rhodes”, 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 04 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0745>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20221116



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