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Salonika Jewish Women 1917
Salonika Jewish Woman
Salonika Jewish Woman 1917
Salonika Jewish Woman
This is a classic example of the Jewish Woman in Salonika.
Salonika Jewish Man

Salonika Jewish Man

Salonika Jewish Camp 1918

Salonika Jewish Camp 1918

Salonika Jewish Cemetery in the early 1900s

Salonika Jewish Cemetery

Salonika, Thessaloniki, Salonique - Greece  Jewish Communities
SALONIKA (Thessaloniki), port located in N.E. Greece. Although
historical evidence is scarce, it is believed that the Alexandrian
Jews who arrived in ca. 140 B.C.E. were among the
first Jews to settle in Salonika. Several sources give evidence
of the existence and growth of the Jewish community during
the Hellenistic and Roman periods. It is known that the apostle
Paul preached for three consecutive Sabbaths in the synagogue
of Salonika and that afterward he was forced to leave
the town. The Romans granted autonomy to the community,
whose members lived in a neighborhood near the port; therefore,
the Jews had the opportunity to develop strong commercial
ties with many parts of the world. The Jews of Salonika
during the Roman and Byzantine periods had Greek names
and spoke Greek.

Turkish Conquest – Sephardi Immigration (15–16
In 1430 Salonika was occupied by the Turks. At approximately
the same time waves of Jewish immigrants started arriving
in the town. In 1470 Bavarian Jews arrived in Salonika and
formed the Ashkenazi community near the existing Romaniot

From the beginning of German occupation in Salonika
on April 9, 1941, until the end of the deportations of Salonikan
Jewry to Birkenau from March 15, 1943, to August 1943,
as many as 3,000–5,000 Jews fled Salonika, mostly by train,
to the temporarily “safe” Italian zone
At least 37,000 Salonikan Jews were gassed upon their
arrival in Auschwitz-Birkenau, but the figure may be several
thousand higher. [Encyclopaedia Judaica]

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