judaic lecture 1 - Judaic 271 January 12, 2011 Jan Matejko:...

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Judaic 271 January 12, 2011 Jan Matejko: Admission of Jews in Poland in 1906 o Good at representing costumes o Expensive, long draped clothes (looks like 18 th or 17 th century fashion) o Privilege, charter with conditions on where Jews are allowed to settle in Poland The testimony of the Christian alone may not be admitted in a matter which concerns the money or property of a Jew. If a Christian injures a Jew in any which way, the accused shall pay a fine to the royal treasury If a Christian desecrates or defiles a Jewish cemetery in any way, it is out wish that he will be punished severely as demanded by law We almost affirm that Jews are free to buy and sell any manner of things just as Christians, and if anyone hampers them, he shall pay a fine Timeline: 1 st Jews appeared in Poland around 11 th century 13860-Personal Union between Poland and Lithuania 1569- The Union of Lublin- formation of Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (but Lithuanian Jews retain their communal autonomy
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2011 for the course JUDAIC 271 taught by Professor Krutikov during the Winter '11 term at University of Michigan.

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