Incidentally, the following appears in R. Now, unto this day, those Levites dwell separately in those said districts, although a few Israelites have newly arrived to dwell in their midst. Happy is he who returns safely from that place. Many would die along the route and while confined to the hot and arid conditions of this forbidding terrain. Stir up our forefathers, let them arise, standing upon their feet, so that they may make mention of our fathers who, with grace, insist upon God's unison.
He gave to them three months to decide what they would do. All, however, suffered from hunger and thirst. Praise be to you, O Master of the universe! God did not prolong the days of their exile, but sent great distempers upon the king and upon his household. On the 2nd day of the lunar month , in the year 1090 of the corresponds with , August 10, 1679 , his edict was put into effect, and he ordered the Jews of Sana'a to take leave of their places, but gave more space to the provincial governors of Yemen to begin the expulsion of all other Jews in Yemen to Zeila', and which should be accomplished by them in a time period not to exceed twelve months. One decree led to another. A massacre in July killed about 100 Jews, and in August 1941 about 600 Jews were killed by the Germans, the remaining Jews placed in a ghetto, and subsequently sent to Treblinka extermination camp.
Benei Barak: Mechon le'ḥeqer ḥakhmei tayman. Whilst the dwelling place of God's glory, they have been given power to destroy! Fate of the Old Synagogue One of the outcomes of the king's notorious decree was that Jewish property passed into Muslim hands. Let him then take away the poison of the adder, which is most bitter. The 1934 Thrace pogroms Turkish: Trakya Olayları refers to a series of violent attacks against Jewish citizens of Turkey in June and July 1934 in the Thrace region of Turkey. German-Jewish ethnographer, , mentions a historical note about the old synagogue in Sana'a, before the expulsion of Jews from the city in 1679, and which is written in the glosses of an old copy of the , written with Babylonian. ערב, instead of the traditional forty blasts which had been observed earlier.
Consider, O Lord, and reflect upon how many distinguished men, as well as those who were delicately raised, have been humiliated! Elijah, the forerunner of the Messiah , and let him say to him: 'Draw nigh! The frenzy was further instigated by the rumors that the Jews were stealing Christian children. The chief rabbi of the Jewish community at that time was an elder to whom they gave the title of Prince nasi , Rabbi Suleiman al-Naqqāsh, while the city's chief seat of learning was under the tutelage of Rabbi and Judge, Shelomo ben Saadia al-Manzeli resh methivta. Perceptive, honest, feisty, and filled with wry humor, Rabbi Sapir's story has to be read to be believed. When some of their party had tried to escape at night, approximately seventy men, the next morning when the sun arose they were stricken down by the intense heat, and there they died. The Proskurov pogrom took place on 15 February 1919 in the town of Proskurov during the Ukraine Civil War, now, Khmelnytskyi which was taken over from under the Bolshevik control by the Haidamacks. Second edition, Jerusalem 1972, pp. Everything reached its climax between the years 1677 and 1680, when he ordered the destruction of the synagogues in Sana'a and elsewhere.
They had been advised to sell their houses, fields and vineyards, and that all property which they were unable to sell would automatically be confiscated and accrue to the Public Treasury Ar. מבחר המאמרים : פרוש התורה. One decree led to another. Rabbi Shelomo ben Saadia al-Manzeli 1610—1690 is said to have returned to his post after the Mawza Exile, serving as both President of the court at Ṣan'ā' and the city's spiritual instructor. The first synagogue to be built in this place was the Alsheikh synagogue, in which was housed the returnees most prized possessions: Torah scrolls and old, handwritten manuscripts. They were to be sent to , a place along the African coast of the , where they would be confined for life, or else repent and accept the tenets of Islam. The original Judeo-Arabic text can also be had at the Hebrew University National Library Givat Ram Campus , Jerusalem, Manuscript Dept.
Shelomo Manzeli and Yiḥya Halevi called Alsheikh , came together in the newly built Alsheikh synagogue and decided to put in place a series of enactments meant at bettering the spiritual condition of the community, and which they hoped would prevent the recurrence of such harsh decrees against the Jewish community in the future. In Sana'a, to distinguish the original inhabitants from incoming migrant Jews, all newcomers who chose to dwell in the newly built Jewish Quarter were given surnames, each one after the place from which he was exiled, so that a man who came from the district of Sharʻab was called so-and-so, al-Sharʻabi, or he that came from the village of Maswar was called so-and-so, al-Maswari. May He in His mercy save us and all Israel from all the decrees. By the end of 24 August 1942, there were only 2,000 skilled workers left alive in the labour camp at Stolarska-and-Jasna Streets pl within the small ghetto, including members of the Judenrat and the Jewish policemen. We went with shame and with reproach, in hunger and in thirst, and in nakedness and in deprivation of all things, unto that place which the king had decreed over us, for he had no wish for money, but rather in seeing our destruction.
He endorsed the most hostile policies toward his Jewish subjects, partly due to the claim that the Jews were aiding the Ottoman Turks during the local uprising against them. אגרת תימן : בה יסופר ממעשים נפלאים מאיש אלקים בארץ תימן הנקרא בשם יאודה שוכרי כחיל. Remember Moses who built for you the Tent of Convocation in the Sinai wilderness, on the day in which your Divine Presence dwelt thereon. The 45 Jewish children murdered at the cemetery were the ones who stayed behind at the liquidated camp. Now their magnanimity did not permit them to just lay back in idleness. Our strength is brought low in Yemen, in the days of my exile.
בשיר ופרוזה כנף רננים : שירים למעלת משה מונטיפיורי. The pampered pigeons are cooing in the tops of the citadels. Lewcock, San'a'; An Arabian Islamic City. Now their dwelling place was from the town of ash-Sharafah, eastward of Wadi al-Sirr, stretching as far as the town of al-'Arus which lies in the region of , a walking distance of about one and a half days; as well as the breadth of the city of , stretching as far as the extremity of the land of Arḥab, being also a walking distance of one and a half days. The Book of the Law i.