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Sign: Acre - the Jewish route - Jews in the port of Acre in the 12th century

Asher St 37, Acre, Israel
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On the sign:
סמל המסלול היהודי
The symbol of the Jewish route

Jews in Akko Port in the 12th Century
Many Jews, from Spain and Ashkenaz - notably the Rambam (Maimonides, 1166) - Passed through Akko’s port during the Crusade rule. Some of them settled in the city, turning Akko’s Jewish community into the largest and most important in Israel.

יהודים בנמל עכו במאה ה-12
בימי השלטון הצלבני נוחתים בנמל עכו יהודים רבים, מספרד ומאשכנז, ובראשם הרמב"ם (1166). חלקם משתקעים בעיר, והופכים את הקהילה כאן לגדולה והחשובה בא"י.

يهود في ميناء عكافي القرن الثاني عشر
اثناء الحكم الصليبي حط في ميناء عكا العديد من اليهود من اسبانيا وأوروبا وعلى راسهم ( ١١٦٦) واستقر الرمبام المدينة وحولوا الجالية والاهم في البلاد . الأكبر

סמל משרד התיירות
לוגו החברה לפיתוח עכו העתיקה
סמל מורשת עולמית
סמל ארגון אונסק"ו

Symbol of the Ministry of Tourism
Logo of the Old Acre Development Company
A symbol of world heritage
Emblem of the UNESCO Organization
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The building on which the sign is located was photographed that day by the same photographer Click for a larger image

This is station number 20 on the Jewish route of Acre, a route with 27 stations that describe the history of the city in terms of events related to Judaism.

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