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Jewish - Notable Historical Events

Benito MussoliniJul 14, 1938

Hermann GoeringNov 12, 1938

HitlerOct 6, 1939

Charles LindberghSep 11, 1941

David Ben-GurionMay 12, 1942

Francisco FrancoJan 20, 1965

Henry KissingerSep 22, 1973

Kathy WhitworthSep 10, 1978

John Paul IIMay 1, 1987

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Jewish - Historical Events
Date Event
73-04-16

Masada, a Jewish fortress, falls to the Romans after several months of siege, ending the Jewish Revolt.

415-10-17

Jewish autonomy in Palestine ended by the Romans and Raban Gamliel forced from office

1130-02-14

Jewish Cardinal Pietro Pierleone elected as anti-pope Anacletus II

1147-03-26

Jewish community in Cologne fasts to commemorate anti-Jewish violence

1241-05-25

1st attack on Jewish community of Frankfurt am Main, Germany

1264-08-05

Anti-Jewish riots break out in Arnstadt Germany

1264-09-08

The Statute of Kalisz, guaranteeing Jews safety and personal liberties and giving battei din jurisdiction over Jewish matters, is promulgated by Boleslaus the Pious, Duke of Greater Poland.

1267-09-01

Rabbi Moses Ben Nachman establishes a Jewish community in Jerusalem

1298-07-23

Rindfleisch Persecutions - Jewish community in Wurzburg Germany massacred

1349-04-30

Jewish community at Radolszell, Germany, exterminated

1350-03-12

Orvieto city says it will behead & burn Jewish-Christian couples

1391-06-04

Mob led by Ferrand Martinez surounds & sets fire to Jewish quarter of Seville Spain, surviving Jews sold into slavery

1391-08-05

Castilian sailors fire attack Jewish ghetto of Barcelona, 100's killed

1407-10-26

Mobs attack Jewish community of Kraków

1453-07-04

41 Jewish martyrs burned at stake at Breslau

1482-01-26

"Pentateuch" (Jewish Bible) 1st printed as a book in Bolongna, Italy

1491-11-16

An auto de fe, held in the Brasero de la Dehesa outside of Ávila, concludes the case of the Holy Child of La Guardia with the public execution of several Jewish and converso suspects.

1524-12-12

Pope Clement VII approves Organization of Jewish Community of Rome

1553-08-12

Pope Julius III orders confiscation & burning of Jewish Talmud

1558-08-04

1st printing of Zohar (Jewish Kabbalah)

1559-06-22

Jewish quarter of Prague burned & looted

1563-08-30

Jewish community of Neutitschlin, Moravia, expelled

1645-04-07

Michael Cardozo becomes 1st Jewish lawyer in Brazil

1654-08-22

Jacob Barsimson arrives in New Amsterdam (modern day Manhattan) aboard the Peartree, one ot the first Jewish colonists

1655-07-27

Jews of New Amsterdam petition for a Jewish cemetery

1656-01-24

1st Jewish doctor in US, Jacob Lumbrozo, arrives in Maryland

1656-02-22

New Amsterdam granted a Jewish burial site

1675-08-10

Portuguese-Jewish synagogue opens in Amsterdam

1730-04-08

1st Jewish congregation in US forms synagogue, "Shearith Israel, NYC"

1732-09-02

Pope Clement XII renews anti-Jewish laws of Rome

1750-09-05

Decree issued in Paderborn Prussia allows for annual search of all Jewish homes for stolen or "doubtful" goods

1751-09-12

Amsterdam refuses establishment of Jewish ghetto

1760-10-23

First Jewish prayer books printed in North America

1791-03-04

1st Jewish member of US Congress, Israel Jacobs (PA), takes office

1798-01-01

Russia appoints 1st Jewish censor to censor Hebrew books

1801-03-03

1st US Jewish governor, David Emanuel, takes office in Georgia

1818-11-21

Russia's Tsar Alexander I petitions for a Jewish state in Palestine

1824-11-21

First Jewish Reform congregation forms, Charleston, SC

1835-07-25

Ibrahim Pasha's army attacks Jewish settlers of Hebron Palestine

1838-07-08

Arabs attack Jewish community of Safed

1840-08-28

Nine Jewish prisoners are released from Damascus jails

1852-09-03

Anti-Jewish riots break out in Stockholm, Sweden

1855-02-04

Soldiers shoot Jewish families in Coro, Venezuela

1857-04-27

Establishment of Jewish congregations in Lower Austria prohibited

1858-07-23

Jewish Disabilities Removal Act passed by British Parliament

1858-07-26

Baron Lionel de Rothschild bcomes first Jewish person elected to British Parliament

1867-10-28

Maimonides College in Pennsylvania is first Jewish college in the US

1871-04-16

German Empire ends all anti-Jewish civil restrictions

1881-04-01

Anti-Jewish riots in Jerusalem

1881-05-05

Anit-Jewish rioting in Kiev Ukraine

1882-09-10

1st international conference to promote anti-semitism meets Dresden Germany (Congress for Safeguarding of Non-Jewish Interests)

1887-03-24

Oscar Straus appointed 1st Jewish ambassador from US (to Turkey)

1890-03-21

Austrian Jewish communities are defined by law

1891-04-11

8 year old Jewish tailor's daughter disappears in Greece, rumor spreads that she was a Christian girl ritually killed by Jews

1891-09-11

The Jewish Colonization Association is established by Baron Maurice de Hirsch.

1896-04-19

Herzl's "The Jewish State" is published

1897-03-20

1st US orthodox Jewish Rabbinical seminary (RIETS) incorporates in NY

1897-04-22

NYC Jewish newspaper "Forward" begins publishing (still active)

1897-12-12

Anti-Jewish violence breaks out in Bucharest Romania

1900-08-05

In Russia, anti-Jewish riots spread from Odessa into other parts of the country

1901-06-24

Jewish National Fund starts

1902-07-30

Anti-Jewish rioters attack funeral procession of Rabbi Joseph (NYC)

1903-08-23

6th Zionist Congres, Theodor Herzl declares Jewish state

1903-10-16

Homel, 1st Jewish self defense organization founded in Russia

1905-05-29

Pogrom against Jewish community in Brisk Lithuania

1906-12-12

Oscar Straus, 1st Jewish government member, appointed Sec of Commerce

1909-11-26

Sigma Alpha Mu is founded in the City College of New York by 8 Jewish young men.

1913-07-23

Arabs attack Jewish community of Rechovot Palestine

1915-01-04

1st elected Jewish governor, Moses Alexander, takes office in Idaho

1915-03-02

Vladmir Jabotinsky forms a Jewish military force to fight in Palestine

1915-08-17

Mob lynches Jewish businessman Leo Frank in Cobb County, Ga after death sentence for murder of 13-year-old girl commuted to life

1916-01-28

1st Jewish Supreme Court justice, Louis Brandeis, appointed by Wilson

1917-11-02

Balfour Declaration proclaims support for a Jewish state in Palestine

1917-11-18

Sigma Alpha Rho, a Jewish high school fraternity, is founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1918-03-13

American Red Magen David (Jewish Red Cross) forms

1918-11-22

Polish forces attack Jewish community of Lemberg (Lvov)

1918-12-15

American Jewish Congress holds it's 1st meeting

1919-08-31

Petlyura's Ukrainian Army kills 35 members of a Jewish defense group

1921-05-11

Tel Aviv is 1st all Jewish municipality

1922-09-21

Pres Warren G Harding signs a joint resolution of approval to establish a Jewish homeland in Palestine

1926-12-27

Latkin Square in Bronx named for 1st US Jewish soldier to die in WW I

1929-08-14

Jewish Agency for Palestine forms

1933-04-01

Nazi Germany begins persecution of Jews by boycotting Jewish businesses

1933-04-07

1st 2 NAZI anti-Jewish laws, bars Jews from legal & public service

1933-04-26

Jewish students are barred from school in Germany

1933-07-20

Germany: Two-hundred Jewish merchants are arrested in Nuremberg and paraded through the streets.

1934-02-10

1st Jewish immigrant ship to break the English blockade in Palestine

1934-05-07

Part of Khabarovsk becomes a Jewish Autnomous Region

1936-04-19

Anti-Jewish riots break out in Palestine

1938-04-05

Anti-Jewish riots break out in Dabrowa Poland

1938-07-14

Benito Mussolini publishes anti-Jewish/African manifesto

1938-07-25

Jewish artisans not allowed in Germany

1938-08-21

Italy bars all Jewish teachers in Public & High School

1938-09-27

Jewish lawyers forbidden to practice in Germany

1938-10-07

Germany requires all Jewish passports be stamped with letter J

1938-10-14

Nazis plan Jewish ghettos for all major cities

1938-11-09

Kristallnacht, Nazi Germany's first large-scale physical act of anti-Jewish violence, begins.

1938-11-11

German & Austrian Jewish suffer 1 billion Mark damage in nazi

1938-11-12

Hermann Goering announces he wants Madagascar as a Jewish homeland

1938-11-17

Italy passes its own version of anti-Jewish Nuremberg laws

1939-01-04

Hermann Goering appoints Reinhard Heydrich head of Jewish Emigration

1939-07-06

German Nazis close last Jewish enterprises

1939-10-06

Hitler announces plans to regulate Jewish problem

1939-12-11

New anti Jewish measurements in Poland, proclaimed

1940-01-25

Nazi decrees establishment of Jewish ghetto in Lodz Poland

1940-05-21

AVRO-chairman Willem Vogt fires all Jewish employees

1940-06-05

Gov of Suriname & Neth Antilles refuse entry to Jewish refugees

1940-07-01

Australia refuses entry to Dutch Jewish refugees

1940-08-15

1st edition of Jewish Weekly newspaper in Amsterdam (under Nazis)

1940-09-19

Nazi decree forbids gentile woman to work in Jewish homes

1940-10-03

France Vichy government proclaims end to Jewish status

1940-11-26

Nazi Germany began walling off the Jewish Ghetto in Warsaw

1940-12-09

Illeagal Jewish immigrants to Haifa are deported to Mauritius

1941-01-21

1st anti-Jewish measures in Bulgaria

1941-02-09

Nazi collaborators destroy pro-Jewish café Alcazar Amsterdam (Alcazar refused to hang "No Entry for Jews" signs in front of cafe)

1941-02-12

Jewish Council for Amsterdam forms, under Ascher/Cohen

1941-02-12

Occupation Police arrest "Jewish Foursome"

1941-02-13

Nazi leaders attack Dutch Jewish Council

1941-03-14

Nazi occupiers of Holland forbid Jewish owned companies

1941-04-11

Jewish Weekly newspaper taken control by Nazis

1941-04-11

Nazi occupiers in Netherlands confiscate Jewish assets

1941-05-02

Nazi occupied Netherlands layoff Jewish journalists

1941-05-15

Nazi occupiers in Netherlands forbid Jewish music

1941-05-18

Jewish veterans honor their dead

1941-06-03

German occupiers stamp "J" on Jewish passports

1941-06-24

Entire Jewish male population of Gorzhdy Lithuania, exterminated

1941-07-08

All Jews living in Baltic States are obligated to wear a Jewish Star

1941-07-10

Jedwabne Pogrom is a massacre of Jewish people living in and near the village of Jedwabne in Poland.

1941-07-21

200 Jewish Torahs are burned in Ukraine

1941-07-24

Nazis kill entire Jewish population of Grodz, Lithuania

1941-08-20

Police raid 11th district of Paris, takes 4,000+ Jewish males

1941-08-29

German Einsatzkommando in Russia kills 1,469 Jewish children

1941-09-08

Entire Jewish community of Meretsch, Lithuania, is exterminated

1941-09-11

Charles Lindbergh, charges "British, Jewish & Roosevelt administration" are trying to get US into WW II

1941-09-15

Nazis kill 800 Jewish women at Shkudvil Lithuania

1941-09-19

Nazis force German Jews, 6 & over to wear Jewish stars

1941-10-03

All elderly Jewish men of Kerenchug Ukraine, are killed by SS

1941-10-13

Nazis kill 11,000 Jewish children/old people

1942-04-29

Jews forced to wear a Jewish Star in Netherlands & Vichy-France

1942-05-01

Radio Orange calls to defy order to wear "Jewish star"

1942-05-03

Nazis require Dutch Jews to wear a Jewish star

1942-05-07

Nazi decree orders all Jewish pregnant women of Kovno Ghetto executed

1942-05-12

David Ben-Gurion leaves Jewish state in Palestine

1942-05-26

Belgium Jews are required by Nazis to wear a Jewish star

1942-06-22

Jewish Brigade attached by British Army in WW II, forms

1942-07-10

Himmler orders sterilization of all Jewish woman in Ravensbruck Camp

1943-01-24

Jewish patients/nurses/doctors incinerated at Auschwitz-Birkenau

1943-03-01

Jewish old age home for disabled in Amsterdam raided

1943-03-22

SS police chief Rauter threatens to kill half Jewish children

1943-04-10

12 Jewish patients of Herren Loo-Lozenoord escape nazis

1943-05-16

Jewish resistance in the Warsaw ghetto ends after 30 days of fighting

1943-06-18

SS Police in Amsterdam sentence for 12 resistance fighter to death (Jewish, communists, homosexuality) at the census bureau

1943-08-31

Japanse occupiers intern Jewish Congregation of Sorabajo

1943-09-07

987 Dutch Jewish transported to Auschwitz Concentration Camp

1943-09-11

Jewish ghettos of Minsk & Lida Belorussia liquidated

1943-10-16

Anti Jewish riot in Rome

1943-10-16

Jewish quarter of Rome surrounded by Nazis, they are sent to Auschwitz

1943-10-23

First Jewish transport out of Rome reaches camp Birkenau

1943-11-02

Jewish ghetto of Riga Latvia is destroyed

1944-03-27

40 Jewish policemen in Riga, Latvia, ghetto are shot by the Gestapo

1944-03-27

Children's Aktion-Nazis collect all the Jewish children of Lovno

1944-04-06

Jewish nursery at Izieu-Ain France overrun by Nazis

1944-08-02

Jewish survivors of Kovono Ghetto emerge from their bunker

1944-08-06

All 1,200 Jewish death marchers from Lipcani Moldavia have died

1944-08-21

Raid on Jewish childrens house in Secrétan/St-Mandé

1945-02-13

Gerbrandy Dutch government refuses Dutch Jewish right to buy

1945-08-25

Jewish immigrants are permitted to leave Mauritius for Palestine

1945-11-16

Yeshiva College (Univesity), chartered in NY, 1st US Jewish College

1946-07-04

Anti Jewish riots in Kielce Poland, 42 die

1947-04-01

1st Jewish immigrants to Israel disembark at Port of Eilat

1947-07-18

British seize "Exodus 1947" ship of Jewish immigrants to Palestine

1947-11-30

Day after UN decree for Israel, Jewish settlements attacked

1947-12-29

Ship carrying Jewish immigrants driven away from Palestine

1948-03-11

Jewish Agency of Jerusalem bombed

1948-04-10

Jewish Hagana repels an Arab attack on Mishmar HaEmek

1948-04-15

1st Jewish-Arab military battle, arabs defeated

1948-05-27

Arabs blow up Jewish synagogue Hurvat Rabbi Yehudah he-Hasid

1948-06-20

20 Jews killed when a bomb is thrown into Jewish quarter of Cairo

1949-01-10

1st Jewish family show "Goldbergs" premieres on CBS

1949-11-20

Jewish population of Israel reaches 1,000,000

1951-01-03

9 Jewish Kremlin physicians "exposed" as British/US agents

1953-01-12

9 "Jewish" physicians arrested for "terrorist activities" in Moscow

1955-01-15

D Shostakovitch' "From Jewish Folk Poetry," premieres in Leningrad

1965-01-20

Generalissimo Francisco Franco meets with Jewish representatives to discuss legitimizing Jewish communities in Spain

1966-01-02

1st Jewish child born in Spain since 1492 expulsion

1969-06-29

1st Jewish worship service at White House

1970-07-21

Libya orders confiscation of all Jewish property

1972-08-27

Sandra Haynie wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open

1973-08-26

Sandra Palmer wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open

1973-09-22

Henry Kissinger, sworn in as America's 1st Jewish Secretary of State

1973-11-06

Abe Beame eleceted 1st Jewish mayor on NYC

1974-08-24

Sandra Haynie wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open

1974-10-10

US Gen George Brown's speech deplores Jewish influence in US over his treatment during the 1973 World Series

1975-08-24

Judy Rankin wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open

1976-08-29

Sandra Palmer wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open

1976-10-24

1st Jewish film & TV festival

1977-06-01

Russia charges Jewish rights activist Anatoly Shcharansky with treason

1977-09-11

Joanne Carner wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open

1978-06-22

Neo-Nazis call off plans to march in Jewish community of Skokie, Ill

1978-09-10

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open

1980-07-27

Palestinian throws hand grenade on Jewish children in Antwerp, 1 dead

1980-12-31

A Jewish owned hotel in Nairobi Kenya is bombed killing 18

1986-10-16

Armand Hammer returns to US with Jewish refusenik David Goldfarb

1987-05-01

Pope John Paul II beatifies Edith Stein, a Jewish born nun

1991-04-22

Shalom America (Jewish cable network) is launched in Brooklyn & Queens

1994-07-18

Bomb attack on Jewish center AMIA in Buenos Aires, 86 killed

1997-02-04

US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright announces she just discovered that her grandparents were Jewish

2006-12-20

A judge rules against the death penalty in the case of Naveed Haq, a man convicted in the shooting death and injuries at the Jewish Federation in Seattle.

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Jewish - Notable Birthdays

Louis BuchalterFeb 6, 1897

Anne FrankJun 12, 1929

Jewish - Birthdays
Date Event
1626-08-01

Sabbatai Zevi, Montenegrin rabbi, kabbalist, and founder of the Jewish Sabbatean movement

1800-08-22

Samuel David Luzzatto, Italian-Jewish scholar (d. 1865)

1812-06-21

Moses Hess, Jewish socialist and nationalist (d. 1875)

1813-07-26

Isaac Baumann, Kassel Hesse, Germany, a Jewish pioneer and trader in Bloemfontein, South Africa

1836-01-02

Mendele Moykher Sforim, Jewish writer (d. 1917)

1847-12-07

Solomon Schechter, US Talmudic scholar/Jewish leader

1859-10-09

Alfred Dreyfus, accused Jewish French officer (Dreyfus Affair)

1864-02-14

Israel Zangwill, England, Jewish author/Zionist (Children of Ghetto)

1881-12-31

Jacob Israel de Haan, Dutch poet/writer (Pipelines, Jewish Song)

1882-12-31

David Cohen, Dutch historian/chairman (Jewish Council)

1883-12-18

Lev Pulver, Jewish Luck

1885-03-22

Aryeh Levin, Orthodox Jewish rabbi

1890-03-16

Solomon Mikhoels, Soviet actor and chairman of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee (d. 1948)

1890-03-16

Solomon Mikhoels, Jewish Luck

1897-02-06

Louis Buchalter, New York City New York, Jewish American mobster (Murder, Inc.)

1901-12-01

Ilona Feher, Hungarian-Jewish violinist (d. 1988)

1903-03-25

Nahum Norbert Glatzer, Jewish-American scholar (d. 1990)

1904-04-26

Tamara Adelgeym, Jewish Luck

1905-07-23

Erich Itor Kahn, Rimbach, Odenwald, German composer of Jewish descent

1905-12-24

Anna "Ans" van Dike ("the Young"), Jewish nazi collaborator

1906-03-20

Abraham Beame, (Mayor-D-NYC), NYC's 1st Jewish mayor

1907-01-11

Abraham Joshua Heschel, Warsaw Poland, Jewish American rabbi and theologian (d. 1972)

1908-06-12

Max Tailleur, adjudant to Prince Bernhard/Jewish humorist

1910-03-27

Rudi Ball, Germany, Jewish ice hockey star (Olympic-bronze-1932)

1915-12-13

Yitzhak Zuckerman [Itzhak Zuckerman], Vilnius, Lithuania, Jewish resistance hero in World War II and one of the few survivors of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

1917-04-16

Charlotte Salomon, Berlin Germany, German-Jewish artist

1917-05-01

Ahron Soloveichik, Orthodox Jewish rabbi

1919-07-31

Robert Morgenthau, The Jewish Americans

1920-03-05

José Aboulker, Jewish Communist

1921-06-09

Arthur Hertzberg, American Jewish scholar (d. 2006)

1924-07-16

Bess Myerson, Bronx NY, 1st Jewish Miss America (1945)

1924-09-11

Rudolf Vrba, Jewish Canadian professor, Holocaust survivor (d. 2006)

1926-9-07

Ernest Harburg, Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy

1928-03-30

Robert Badinter, Being Jewish in France

1928-08-06

Percy Cohen, Jewish

1928-08-23

Gina Maria Hidalgo, Jewish Gauchos

1929-06-12

Anne Frank, Frankfurt Germany, Dutch Jewish Nazi victim/diarist (Diary of Anne Frank)

1931-08-04

Paul Avrich, Free Voice of Labor: The Jewish Anarchists

1932-08-01

Meir Kahane, American founder of the Jewish Defense League (d. 1990)

1933-05-24

Aharon Lichtenstein, Orthodox Jewish rabbi

1933-09-28

Madeleine M Kunin, Switzerland (Gov-D-Vt), 1st Jewish gov of Vermont

1934-08-16

Ed van Thijn, (Jewish) Dutch foreign min/mayor (Amsterdam, 1983-94)

1936-01-11

Eve Hesse, Hamburg Germany, German born Jewish-American sculptor.

1939-02-23

Ina Roth, I Was a Jewish Sex Worker

1940-09-28

George Greenstein, author (Secret of a Jewish Baker)

1940-11-06

Ruth Messinger, Manhattan Borough President and President of the American Jewish World Service

1944-04-13

Daniel Feuer, Jewish Gauchos

1945-04-07

Robert Wistrich, Body and Soul: The State of the Jewish Nation

1951-04-16

Mordechai Ben David, Jewish singer

1953-04-03

Craig Taubman, Jewish singer

1959-03-22

Avraham Fried, Orthodox Jewish Musician

1970-08-28

Rick Recht, Jewish singer

1976-06-07

Necro, Jewish American rapper

1979-06-30

Matisyahu, Hasidic Jewish Reggae singer

1983-11-21

Robert Marcato, My Big Fat Jewish Wedding

Jewish - Notable Weddings

Emilio G. SegrèFeb 2, 1936

Milton FriedmanJun 25, 1938

Jewish - Weddings
Date Event
1860-11-11

1st Jewish wedding in Buenos Aires Argentina

1936-02-02

Physicist Emilio G. Segrè (31) weds jewish woman Elfriede Spiro at the Great Synagogue of Rome in Italy

1938-06-25

Economist Milton Friedman (25) weds Rose Friedman at the Jewish Seminary in New York City

1977-12-21

American Jewish playwright and screenwriter "Glengarry Glen Ross" David Mamet marries 1st wife actress Lindsay Crouse

1991-09-22

American Jewish playwright and screenwriter David Mamet marries 2nd wife, English actress Rebecca Pidgeon

2000-06-28

Business magnate Ron Perelman (69) weds actress Ellen Barkin (46) in a traditional Jewish ceremony at an upper East Side synagogue

2003-06-28

Colombian American actor John Leguizamo (42) weds estate planner Justine Maurer (35) on a Catholic-Jewish ceremony in New York

Jewish - Deaths
Date Event
1105-07-13

Rashi, [Rabbi Shlomo Yitzaki], Jewish intellectual, dies

1138-01-25

Anacletus II, [Pietro Pierleone], Jewish anti-pope (1130-38), dies

1189-09-03

Jacob of Orleans, Rabbi, killed in anti Jewish riot in London England

1204-12-13

Maimonides, Jewish philosopher/talmudic scholar, dies in Cairo at 69

1291-03-05

Sa'ad al'Da'ulah, Jewish grand vizier of Persia, assassinated

1583-02-09

Jeseph Sanalbo, Jewish convert in Rome, burned at stake

1596-12-08

Luis de Carabajal, 1st Jewish author in America, executed in Mexico

1609-08-22

Maharal of Prague, Jewish mystic and philosopher (b. 1525)

1619-08-15

Miriam Bella, head of Jewish community of Kraków, dies

1676-09-17

Sabbatai Zevi, Montenegrin rabbi, kabbalist, and founder of the Jewish Sabbatean movement (b. 1626)

1786-01-04

Mozes Mendelssohn, Jewish/German philosopher (Haksalah), dies at 56

1865-09-30

Samuel David Luzzatto, Italian-Jewish scholar (b. 1800)

1881-07-19

Isaac Baumann, a Jewish pioneer and trader in Bloemfontein, South Africa, dies at 67

1886-10-10

David L Yule, 1st Jewish US senator, dies

1940-12-05

Mordechai Frizis, Jewish Greek military officer (b. 1893)

1941-10-05

Louis D Brandeis, 1st Jewish Supreme Court Judge (1916-39), dies at 84

1943-06-01

Wilfrid B. Israel, Jewish activist

1943-08-01

Ismar Elbogen, German/US learned/rabbi (Jewish Lexicon), dies at 68

1943-10-10

Charlotte Salomon, German-Jewish artist gassed at Auschwitz aged 26

1944-11-06

Hannah Senesh, Jewish poetess, executed by Nazis in Budapest

1945-05-05

Peter Van Pels, Jewish Refugee (b. 1926)

1948-01-14

Anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42

1948-01-19

Solomon Mikhoels, Jewish Luck

1950-01-08

Joseph Issac Shneerson, Jewish Lubavitch Chabal leader, dies

1952-08-21

Isaac Sadeh, leader of Jewish commando forces, dies

1958-06-23

Boris Leonidov, Jewish Luck

1967-09-03

David Cohen, historian/chairman (Jewish Council), dies at 84

1968-12-01

Dario Moreno, Turkish-Jewish singer (b. 1921)

1969-03-28

Aryeh Levin, Orthodox Jewish rabbi

1970-05-29

Eve Hesse, German born Jewish American sculptor dies of a brain tumour aged 34

1971-06-30

Herbert Biberman, Jewish American screenwriter and film director (b. 1900)

1972-12-23

Abraham Joshua Heschel, Polish-born Jewish American rabbi and theologian dies in New York aged 65

1979-05-11

Tamara Adelgeym, Jewish Luck

1981-01-01

Hephzibah Menuhin, American-Jewish concert pianist (b. 1920)

1981-06-17

Yitzhak Zuckerman [Itzhak Zuckerman], Jewish resistance hero in World War II and one of the few survivors of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, dies at 65

1990-02-27

Nahum Norbert Glatzer, Jewish-American scholar (b. 1903)

1990-10-05

Meir Kahane, founder of Jewish defense league, assassinated at 58

1990-10-12

Max Tailleur, adjunct prince Bernhard/Jewish humorist, dies

1992-06-30

Nico Booken, director (Jewish Labor Social), dies

1995-03-08

Ota Adler, Czech/British fur trader (Jewish Aid Fund), dies at 83

1999-09-15

Percy Cohen, Jewish

2001-10-04

Ahron Soloveichik, Orthodox Jewish rabbi

2004-02-10

Gina Maria Hidalgo, Jewish Gauchos

2006-02-17

Paul Avrich, Free Voice of Labor: The Jewish Anarchists

2006-04-19

Zola Levitt, Messianic Jewish preacher (b. 1938)

2007-04-16

Liviu Librescu, American Jewish-Romanian professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics (b. 1930)

2008-10-07

Leslie Hardman, Jewish Orthodox rabbi (b. 1913)

2010-01-05

Murray Saltzman, Reform Jewish rabbi and civil rights leader (b. 1929)

2012-07-20

Ina Roth, I Was a Jewish Sex Worker

2015-05-19

Robert Wistrich, Body and Soul: The State of the Jewish Nation

2016-06-17

Irving Moskowitz, Prominent American Jewish Philanthropist and Settlement Backer, Dies Aged 88

2016-08-03

German-Jewish writer Angelika Schrobscorff dies aged 88


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