Timeline of Judaism
The history of Judaism at a glance.
|31 Mar 1492||
The Alhambra Decree expels Jews from Spain
Roman Jews Forced into Ghetto
Congregation Jeshuat Israel is founded in Newport, Rhode Island, by 15 Jewish families fleeing religious persecution in the Caribbean.
Construction begins on Touro Synagogue
Dedication of Touro Synagogue
The Temple Emanu-El congregation founded
Roman Jews Granted Citizenship
Opening of the Jewish section of the Zentralfriedhof.
Construction of Eldridge St. Synagogue
Great Synagogue of Rome Constructed
Opening of the new Jewish cemetery in the Zentralfriedhof, Vienna.
Deportation of Roman Jews
|13 Apr 1986||
First papal visit to a synagogue
Eldridge St. Synagogue reopens after 20 years