History Book Review: A Man of Three Worlds: Samuel Pallache, a Moroccan Jew in Catholic and Prote…
This is the summary of A Man of Three Worlds: Samuel Pallache, a Moroccan Jew in Catholic and Protestant Europe by Mercedes Garca-Arenal, Gerard Wiegers, David Nirenberg, Richard L. Kagan, Martin Beagles.
This Day in Jewish History / Merchant, diplomat, pirate, spy dies in Amsterdam
February 4, 1616, is the day on which Samuel Pallache — Sephardi Jew, merchant, diplomat, spy and pirate — died, in Amsterdam. Pallache was born around 1550, in Fez, Morocco, into a family that had fled Spain a short time earlier, in the wake of the …
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