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  • "Mokum" - Wondrous Jewish Amsterdam

    In Dutch, the city of Amsterdam is often called Mokum . It was given this name by Ashkenazi Jews from Eastern Europe who sought refuge there, starting in the 17th century. Rembrandt's Jews Had Rembrandt moved into any other neighborhood of the city, he would have been surrounded by neighbors with such names as de Witt, Graaf, Van den Berg, and Janszoon. As it was, the occupants of the hou...