Modern Jewish Era

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Modern Jewish Era

1492 - 2013

Events

Searching for new homes

1492 - 1600

Expulsion from Spain

1492

First Jewish Ghetto in Venice created

1516

1st Jewish Community in North America

1654

Haskalah

1700 - 1900

Assembly of Jewish Notables

1806

Creation of early Reform Judaism

1850

Anti-semitism becomes normal

1870

Jewish Theological Seminary

1886

Begin Construction of Tel Aviv

1909

British Mandate ending in the White Paper

1917 - 1939

Haganah formed

1920

The Holocaust

1935 - 1945

Establishment of the State of Israel

1948

6-day war

1967

People

Dona Gracia

1542

Shabbetai Tzvi

1665 - 1666

Ba'al Shem Tov Born

1700

Moses Mendelssohn

1729 - 1786

Haym Salomon

1740 - 1785

Shalom Aleichem

1859 - 1916

Theodore Herzl

1860 - 1904

Albert Einstein

1879 - 1955

David ben Gurion

1886 - 1973