April 11

History events
1302 — (12th of Nisan, 5062) A decree was issued ordering the Jews of Barcelona to kneel when meeting a priest with the sacraments
1772 — (8th of Nisan, 5532) First anathema against Ḥasidim issued at Wilna
1891 — (3th of Nisan, 5651) An eight year old Jewish tailor’s daughter disappeared on the island of Corfu, Greece. Rumor spread that she was a Christian girl ritually killed and these charges resulted in a pogrom
1909 — (20th of Nisan, 5669) In one of the great moments of modern Jewish History, Tel Aviv (Hill of Spring), the first modern Jewish city, was founded on the sand dunes north of Jaffa with the building of 60 houses
1912 — (24th of Nisan, 5692) The Technikum, later to be known as the Techinion (Israel’s M.I.T.) was founded in Haifa
1921 — (3th of Nisan, 5681) The British created The Emirate of Transjordan
1938 — (10th of Nisan, 5698) Forty-six days after The British High Commissioner had declared Tel Aviv Harbor open Eliezer Steinlauf, a resident of Tel Aviv who had been born in Austria, disembarked from his ship at Tel Aviv making him the first passenger to disembark at the world’s first “Jewish port.”
1938 — (10th of Nisan, 5698) The Palestine Post reported that the new «Eden» hotel opened in Jerusalem
1942 — (24th of Nisan, 5702) Three thousand Jews from Zamosc, Poland, were deported to the Belzec death camp
1944 — (18th of Nisan, 5704) The trains filled with Jews from Ioannina, Arta, Volvos, Preveza, Chalkis, Patras, Trikala, Larissa, Kastoria and other Greek cities arrived at Auschwitz
1948 — (2th of Nisan, 5708) “The first westbound convoy in almost three weeks fought its way through” to Jerusalem today from Tel Aviv having fought its way “along the 40 mile hazardous route” where it faced at least 2,000 Arab fighters
1956 — (30th of Nisan, 5716) Terrorists opened fire on a synagogue full of children and teenagers, in the farming community of Shafir killing three children and a youth worker while wounding five more, three seriously including Albert Edery, 14, of Lod, Kamus Amos Uzan, 15, of Shafrir, Yaakov Harari, 13, of Shafrir, Simcha Silberstrom, 25, a teacher from Shafrir, Shlomo Mizrahi, 16, of Shafrir abd Nisim Assis, 13, of Jerusalem
1961 — (25th of Nisan, 5721) The trial of Adolph Eichman on charges of genocide opened in Jerusalem
1973 — (9th of Nisan, 5733) In the wake of the Munich Olympic Massacre, Zaiad Muchasi, the replacement for Hussein Al Bashir in Cyprus, was killed by a bomb in his Athens hotel room today
1974 — (19th of Nisan, 5734) Eighteen Israelis, including 8 children were murdered today and 15 more Israelis were injured today when three terrorists belong to of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine — General Command crossed the Israeli border from Lebanon and attacked the Israeli town of Kiryat Shmona
1987 — (12th of Nisan, 5747) An Israeli woman was killed by a firebomb thrown into her car in the occupied West Bank today, and in response hundreds of Jewish settlers rampaged in the West Bank town of Kalkilya overnight, breaking windows and setting cars ablaze. The Israeli woman was killed near Alfe Menashe, a Jewish settlement on the West Bank about 25 miles north of here. Her husband and two of her children, who were also in the car, were reported in serious condition. Her third child and a young family friend were treated for light burns. The army imposed a curfew on Kalkilya, located 17 miles from Tel Aviv, but security sources said they were unable to stop an estimated 600 angry Jewish settlers from entering the town

1717 — (11th Iyyar, 5477) Talmudist Abraham ben Saul Broda, the son of Saul Broda and a student of Rabbi Isaac ben Ze’eb Harif, passed away today in Frankfort on Main.
1825 — (23th of Nisan, 5585) Ferdinand Lassalle, socialist agitator, born