July 15

History events
1205 — (27th of Tammuz, 4965) Pope lays down principle that Jews were doomed to perpetual servitude because they had crucified Jesus
1508 — (18th of Av, 5268) Royal decree expelling Jews from Portugal issued
1567 — (9th of Av, 5327) Jews were expelled from the entire Republic of Genoa today
1655 — (20th of Tammuz, 5415) Act permitting Jews to trade in New Netherlands issued
1694 — (3th of Av, 5454) The Jesuits, who were opposed to the printing efforts of Shabbethai ben Joseph Bass, sent a letter to the magistrate of Breslau to have the sale of Hebrew books interdicted on the ground that such works contained «blasphemous and irreligious words
1854 — (19th of Tammuz, 5694) The Israelite, the first Jewish newspaper published in Cincinnati, Ohio, was established today. This English language newspaper was founded by Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise, the “founding father” of Reform Judaism in America whose other “firsts” included the creation of the Hebrew Union College
1936 — (25th of Tammuz, 5698) It was reported today that according to the United Palestine Appeal, 14,707 Jewish immigrants reached Palestine from January 1, 1936 through April 30, 1936
1938 — (16th of Tammuz, 5763) Нolocaust. At Evian, France, the international conference on refugees came to an end. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89vian_Conference
1942 — (1st of Av, 5702) Нolocaust. One thousand Jews from Moczadz were taken to the woods and shot dead; One thousand Jews were murdered in Bereza Kartuska, Belerus in the Soviet Union.
1948 — (8th of Tammuz, 5708) War of Independence. ….. Still seeking a way to reach Tel Aviv, the Egyptians attacked Be’erot Yitzhak. In a day long desperate fight, the outnumbered defenders drove off the Egyptians. As the Egyptians retreated, seventeen of the Israeli fighter lay dead and all of the settlement’s buildings had been destroyed. Tel Aviv was saved, but the cost was high; Continuing their drive for Nazareth, Israeli forces take Zippori after fierce fighting; Israeli forces renewed their attempts to retake the Old City by launching attacks on the New Gate, the Jaffa Gate and the Zion Gate, none of which would prove successful; During Operation Dekel, Israeli planes attacked the village of Saffuriya; Israeli forces began another attack on the Latrun Fortress, the Jordanian held military installation that was blocking the road to Jerusalem
1951 — (11th of Tammuz, 5711) Ted Lurie, The Jerusalem Post reporter and future editor, visited Eilat and described the difficulties facing the new settlers. There was no bakery, the water tasted rusty and caused diarrhea, there was no facility to chill water or bottled drinks. But a large cold-storage plant was being planned to make the import of meat from East Africa possible
1967 — (7th of Tammuz, 5727) During the War of Attrition an Israeli Air Force Mirage III is shot down by Egyptian MiG-21

1572 — (5th of Av, 5332) Isaac Luria passed away
1944 — (24th of Tammuz, 5704) Birthdate of Kobi Oshrat an Israeli composer and conductor who composed and conducted the winning entry at the 1979 Eurovision Song Contest Hallelujah sung by Gali Atari and Milk and Honey
2003 — (15th of Tammuz, 5763) Amir Simhon, 24, of Bat Yam was killed when a Palestinian armed with a long-bladed knife stabbed passersby on Tel Aviv’s beachfront promenade, after a security guard prevented him from entering the Tarabin cafe and was wounded. The terrorist, who was shot and apprehended, is a member of the Fatah Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades