The 1899 Moorish Zionist Temple founded (3 decades) after the United States Civil War
Moorish Jews, 1929. (James VanDerZee/Getty Images)

The 1899 Moorish Zionist Temple founded (3 decades) after the United States Civil War

"In 1899 Leon Richlieu established the Moorish Zionist Temple in Brooklyn. Rabbi Richlieu, as he was called, maintained that he was of Ethiopian origin and that his congregation was composed…

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The Moors Were Targets For Portuguese, Spaniard and English Slave Markets
Initial Q: Two Soldiers Leading Two Moors before a King (detail), from Feudal Customs of Aragon, Huesca (Spain), about 1290-1310, artist unknown. The J. Paul Getty Museum

The Moors Were Targets For Portuguese, Spaniard and English Slave Markets

 “Pope Urban II, 1088–1099, granted Spanish crusaders the same papal indulgences that were granted for making pilgrimages to Jerusalem. Urban thereafter issued the first call for crusades to the holy…

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