Jewish History This Week
- Jews of Holland were emancipated, 1796.
- The Mir ghetto was liquidated, 1942.
- England and France declare war on Germany, 1939.
- Anti-Jewish riots in Stockholm, Sweden, 1852.
- Many Jews of London were killed in riots during the coronation of Richard I, 1189.
- Pogrom in Shedlitz, Russia, 1906.
- A group of 23 Jews from Recife, Brazil arrived in New Amsterdam, 1654. They became the pioneers of New York’s Jewish community.
- Alexander Susskind, who gave his whole fortune as ransom for the body of Rabbi Meir of Rottenberg, died, 1307.