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Nehemias Kranberg, Ph.D.

Rabbi, Hermanmiestec, Bohemia, Austria.

HERMANMIESTETZ – City in Bohemia. Jews were living there as early as 1509, engaged in commerce and money-lending; but the Jewish community proper dates from 1591. The Jews were confined to a ghetto under the protectorate of the overlords of the...