The Hidden History of Jewish Pirates, Part 1: Escaping Europe

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The Hidden History of Jewish Pirates, Part 1: Escaping Europe

Tuesday, 11 August

During the age of European expansion, members of the Jewish diaspora traveled to Caribbean and the continents of North and South America, often escaping the intense persecution of the Inquisition. Some became merchants, others explorers -- and some became pirates. Join Ben and Noel as they explore the little-known stories of these pirates and privateers, and why Jamaica became known as a haven for those fleeing European persecution. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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