Jews, Blood Libel and the Firmans of the Ottoman Sultans

The Jews have been subjected to the accusations regarding their rituals throughout history. The Blood Libel is associated with one of the most remarkable, disputable and yet false claims raised by the Christians. The accusation was based on a belief that Jews kidnapped and murdered the Christian children to use their blood in their ritual ceremonies, mostly during the Passover. The multireligious Ottoman Empire mostly governed such religious clashes between the Jews and Christians through embracing a detailed research on the related issue. Sultan Suleiman I had already confirmed in 1553 and 1554 that the Jews were innocent and the accusations, aiming to defame the Jews, were not true. Howeve