Asser Levy

Asser Levy (died 1680), also known as Asher Levy, was one of the first Jewish settlers of the Dutch colony of New Amsterdam on Manhattan Island. ==Life and career== Asser Levy was probably born in Vilna, Poland. He left Poland for Amsterdam, possibly to escape the pogroms of the Khmelnytsky Uprising. Although he lived for a time in Amsterdam, he w...
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