CONDOM ( or ):
County seat in the department of Gers, France. Jews were found there at the beginning of the fourteenth century. In order to pass through this locality, they were heavily taxed. A Jewess, not enceinte, had to pay eight deniers Tours currency; if enceinte, she had to pay double that amount. In 1320, during the persecutions of the Pastoureaux, all the Jews of Condom were massacred.
- Kayserling, Gesch. der Juden in Navarra, p. 139;
- Joseph Ha-Kohen, 'Emeḳ ha-Baka, P. 72;
- Rev. Etudes Juives, xvi. 219;
- Gross, Gallia Judaica, p. 552.