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Saturday, June 17, 2006

3,000 Jews in 1170 CE

Judaism Sri Lanka (adherents) 3,000 - - - (year) 1170 C.E. ( Source) Gilbert, Martin (ed.) The Illustrated Atlas of Jewish Civilization: 4,000 Years of Jewish History. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co. (1990), pg. 73.(qutes/notes): [Map, pointing to Ceylon]. "1170: Benjamin of Tudela reported some 3,000 Jews. "

Internet source: http://www.adherents.com/adhloc/Wh_309.html

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