This Week in Jewish History

March 11, 2013 – March 17, 2013

March 11
Headquarters of the Jewish Agency in Jerusalem was bombed, 1948.

March 12
Jews of Vienna were forced to embrace Christianity or were burned at the stake, 1421.
Resolution to establish the Haganah, 1920.

March 13
Jews of New Amsterdam were denied permission to build a shul, 1656.
American Magen David Adom was established, 1918.

March 16
Jews of York, England killed themselves rather than submit to Baptism, 1190.