Today in Jewish History - November 8 / Cheshvan 10
1744 November 8, PRAGUE (Bohemia)
Frederick the Great
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Frederick the Great took Prague in the Wars of Succession and the populace ransacked the ghetto. He soon left and the Croats returned.
They accused the Jews of treason and again their quarters were sacked, this time with the help of Austrian and Hungarian soldiers.