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Passing of Famed Jewish Pirate, Samuel Pallache, 1616

On This Day in Jewish History: February 4, 1616

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#onthisday, 1616, the famed Jewish pirate and Amsterdam Jewish community pioneer, Samuel Pallache, passes away.

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Pallache would make a name for himself by leading raids on Spanish ships to take revenge for the ongoing Spanish Inquisition on Jews. He's also remembered for brokering one of the first ever treaties between a Christian kingdom (Netherlands) and a Muslim one (Morocco).

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