Event: The Ottomans and Sale of Land to Jews in Palestine

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The Ottoman government bans sale of miri (private usufruct State land) land to both Ottoman and non-Ottoman Jews and justifies the ban on political considerations. However, after complaints by European powers, the Ottomans declare that foreign Jews who reside legally in Palestine may buy land.

Timeline Date: 
1892/11 - 1893
Computed Date: 
1892/11/01 to 1893/01/01
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Previous Related Event: 
Settlement of European Jews in the Ottoman Empire
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