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500th anniversary of what was perhaps the first Jewish “ghetto”

Venice gondola repair shop

A new exhibit at the Doge’s Palace in Venice explores the 1516 event that founded the first Jewish “ghetto” in Venice. Entitled “Venice, the Jews and Europe 1516-2016” opened June 19.


Hidden Secrets: The Venetian Ghetto

The Economist

June 18, 2016

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