June 25

History events
1240 — (4th of Tammuz, 5000) A public disputation” opened at the Court of Louis IX in the presence of Queen-Mother Blanche between Parisian Talmudist Rabbi Yechiel and Nicholas Donin, an apostate who wanted all copies of the Talmud to be burned
1298 — (14th of Tammuz, 5058) Two hundred and fifty Jews murdered in Rothenburg-on-the-Tauber, 1298
1477 — (14th of Tammuz, 5237) At Ferrara, Italy, Abraham die Tintori completed printing Tur Yorch De’ah a work of halacha by Jacob ben Asher
1656 — (13th of Tammuz, 5416) Rabbi Menashe Ben Yisrael applied for official permission to practice Judaism in England. The Council of State granted permission.
1784 — (6th of Tammuz, 5544) The Jewish Benevolent Society of South Carolina, the oldest Jewish charitable organization in the United States, was founded today
1941 — (30th of Sivan, 5701) Many Jews were killed in a pogrom at Jassy, Romania
1941 — (30th of Sivan, 5701) In Jedwabne, Poland, local Polish citizenry begin a pogrom aimed at the Jews living in the town
1943 — (22th of Sivan, 5703) The Germans began the final destruction of the people living in the Czestochowa Ghetto. The Jews put up armed resistance in a series of bunkers
1951 — (21th of Sivan, 5711) The Jerusalem Post reported that тhe quality of sweets had improved, but the quality of beverages had deteriorated, according to the Quality Control Department of the Ministry of Agriculture
1975 — (16th of Tammuz, 5735) Israel handed over 20 convicted terrorists from Sinai and the Gaza Strip to Egyptian authorities today and received in exchange coffins bearing the remains of Eliyahu Hakim and Eliyahu Ben Tzuri who were hanged in Cairo” in 1945 after having been convicted of murdering Lord Moyne
2008 — (22th of Sivan, 5768) In Jerusalem, at 8 p.m., the Bridge of Strings, popularly known as the Calatrava Bridge, will be inaugurated at a dazzling celebration complete with performances by David De’or, Dudu Fisher, the Jerusalem Dance Troupe and hundreds of dancers — at a cost of NIS 2 million.

1898 — (5th of Tammuz, 5658) Seventy year old Ferdinand Julius Cohn “one of the founders of modern bacteriology and microbiology” passed away today
1936 — (5th of Tammuz, 5696) The Palestine Post reported that Haim Golowitzky, one of the founders of Atarot who was on his way to milk cows, was shot dead by Arab snipers, just outside his cowshed