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David Reubeni claimed to be the commander of a powerful Jewish army and the brother of a king who ruled over a Jewish kingdom in the Arabian desert.

In the course of his travels, he established contacts with the Emperor Charles V, the King of Portugal and Pope Clement VII. He promised Jews that his army would liberate them from oppression and deliver them to the Holy Land. Find out more about this remarkable and little-known figure.

Jill Stern is an historian. Aged twenty she graduated with first class honours in History from King’s College London. Much of her working life was spent as a teacher at Wycombe Abbey School and as chairman of a Health Authority in West London and vice-chairman of North Thames Regional Health Authority. Returning to academic study she gained an MA (Distinction) and a doctorate in seventeenth century Dutch history at University College London. As a doctoral student she was awarded the prestigious Pollard Prize for History. She has a book and many published articles to her credit. She has lectured in Britain, the Netherlands and New York. History is her lifelong passion and she is keen to share that passion.

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Date - Wed 11 December 2024 11:00am


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