Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 5 Cheshvan



Rav Tzvi Hirsh Kalisher

Rav Moshe Birdogo, son of Rav Avraham. Rav Moshe resided in western Morocco and was known as the Rosh Mashbir (1730)

Rav Avraham Halevi Zions, rosh yeshivas Knesses Yisrael in New York

Rav Avraham Rice, pioneer of the Baltimore Jewish community and founder of one of the first Hebrew schools in the U.S.

Today in History – 5 Cheshvan

· Pogrom against Alexandria’s Jews and their expulsion from the city by the Christian rabble incited by Bishop Carilius, 413 CE
· Jews massacred in Beit Shean by Greeks, 333 BCE
· 200 Jews massacred in Germany, 1298
· Pope Gregory X condemns the libel of Jews for ritual murder, 1272
· Jews of Landau, Germany, ordered to wear yellow badge, 1468
· Hebrew became one of the official languages used in British Mandate courts, 1920

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