Mar. 21, 1625

“Decree” issued by Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II [Present-day Czech Republic]: “[…] Jew are prohibited to engage or part-take in [the celebration of] carnival (‘Fasching’) or such pastimes during the present days of fasting and penance. […]”
Gesellschaft für Geschichte der Juden in the Cechoslov. Republik; I Jahrgang. Herausgegeben von Prof. Dr. Samuel Steinherz; (Prag; 1929); (Society for History of the Jews in the Czech Republic; Year’s Issue 1929; Published by Prof. Dr. Samuel Steinherz); (Prague; 1929); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 8/18/2017 ADD PAGE #