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Jews converting to Christianity?



Item # 673108

August 20, 1789

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, August 20, 1789  Page  2 contains an interesting Judaica item headed: "A Singular Imposition" and beginning: "The boast of the Jews, that not one of them ever became a genuine convert to Christianity since its establishment is probably confirmed by the following instance...During the last summer a Polish Jew...so far excited the attention of the congregation by the seeming fervency of his devotions that he was prevailed upon to make a public renunciation of his native profession; when he informed his admirers that his conversion from Judaism was not immediate..." with more.
Eight pages, very nice condition. Partial red ink tax stamp.

Item from Catalog 305 (released for April, 2021)...

Category: The 1600's and 1700's