This site will feature Bible-based articles some days, silly posts and quotes at least twice a week and facts about Jack the Ripper-to begin with.

“By 1888, the established workforce perceived another threat to it’s livelihood in the form of a huge influx of Jewish immigrants who were fleeing persecution and economic hardship in Russia, Poland and Germany. Throughout the 1880’s, the Jewish population of Whitechapel had increased to between 45,000 and 59,000. As the economic depression raised the spectre of mass unemployment in the area, the Jews found themselves vilified for stealing English jobs…
“Thus, when the Jack the Ripper murders occurred, many in the Gentile community came to the conclusion that an Englishman could not be responsible for such barbaric crimes, and thet were only too willing to pin the blame on the community that they already perceived as being the cause of so many of the problems blighting their every day lives.”
Quote taken from “Jack the Ripper: The Casebook”, by Richard Jones


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