Johannes Pfefferkorn  

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Johannes (Josef) Pfefferkorn (1469–1523) was a Jewish-born, German Catholic theologian and writer who converted from Judaism. Pfefferkorn actively preached against the Jews and attempted to destroy copies of the Talmud, and engaged in a long running pamphleteering battle with Johann Reuchlin.



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