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Knights and Jews


* Were warriors in armor who fought on horse back.

* Were the 3rd highest social group.

* They would charge enemies, spearing them with their lances.

* Knights provided military service for them.

* Lances were measured, so no ones knight had a longer lance.

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* Many Europeans hated Jews for refusing to become Christian.

* Other hated them because many Jews were moneylenders who charged interest.

* Jews were victims of various persecutions; the one that happened during the Second World War is known as The Holocaust.

* Israel is the only Jewish country, but there are Jewish minorities in many places in the world. Most of them live in large cities in the U.S., Argentina, Europe and Australia.

* Church leaders persecuted Jews as actively as they punched heretics.

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