13. Turning Point

The Spanish Expulsion

  1. Alan T. Levenson
  1. Jane S. Gerber

Published Online: 19 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118232897.ch13

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How to Cite

Gerber, J. S. (2012) Turning Point, in The Wiley-Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism (ed A. T. Levenson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118232897.ch13

Editor Information

  1. University of Oklahoma, USA

Author Information

  1. Graduate Center of the City University of New York, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405196376

Online ISBN: 9781118232897

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Keywords:

  • The Spanish expulsion, turning point;
  • expulsion of Jews from Spain, draconian measure;
  • King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella, defending the Jews;
  • special taxes, on wine and kosher meat;
  • darkening clouds and Jewish impoverishment;
  • Jewish life in Spain, continuing cultural creativity;
  • expulsion of 1492, ripple effect throughout Jewish history

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