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Viennese Jews leave for the Holy Land; a satirical depiction of Messianic hopes created by the appearance of the false Messiah Shabbetai Zevi in 1665. No other event shook the Jewish world since the fall of the Temple as strongly as the hope of being finally liberated from persecution and oppression. The news of the coming of the Messiah spread like wildfire all over the world, and Jews often learned about it through broadsheets.

"Neue Zeitung," Nuremberg 1666