#61 Spinoza III - The Founding of the Jewish Community of Amsterdam - Legends and Facts

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In this episode we look at the founding of the Jewish Community of Amsterdam. How was it that Amsterdam specifically came to have such a major community ? We take a careful look at the two legends about the founding of the community. Which parts of these legends are clearly documented? Which part of these legends are probably legendary but not factual?

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