November 10

History events
1290 — (6th of Kislev, 5051) The community of Huesca, Spain prohibited Christians from buying meat or poultry from Jews under a penalty of 70 days in jail
1952 — (22th of Cheshvan, 5713) The Jerusalem Post reported ….. extensively on the death of the first president of the State of Israel, Dr. Chaim Weizmann, 78, who died at his home in Rehovot on the morning of 21 Heshvan, 5713, November 9, 1952. The funeral was planned to take place on a consecrated spot in Rehovot, in an olive grove of 75 trees planted in honor of his 70th and 75th birthdays. Born in Russia in 1874, Weizmann was trained as a biochemist in Switzerland. He moved to England in 1905 where he became a leader in the Zionist movement. Weizmann’s discovery of acetone played a key role in the issuance of the Balfour Declaration. Weizmann played a leading role during the inter-war years in developing the Jewish home in Eretz Israel. He was elected Israel’s first President in 1949 and was received by President Truman in that capacity at the White House
1967 — (7th of Cheshvan, 5728)The HMS Totem formerly a British submarine, was commissioned as the INS Dakar by the Israeli Navy
1975 — (6th of Kislev, 5736) The UN General Assembly voted to equate Zionism with Racism. This infamous proclamation was officially retracted 16 years later in December 1991
2023 — (26th of Cheshvan, 5784) Iron Swords. Israel has agreed to put in place daily four-hour pauses in its assault on Hamas in select areas of northern Gaza to allow civilians to leave, even as the IDF moves forward in Gaza, while Israel faces more attacks from rockets and missiles fired by Hezbollah and the Houthis in Yemen and the Hamas hostages begin day 35 in captivity

1659 — (24th of Cheshvan, 5420) Antonio Fernandez Carvajal(a Portuguese-Jewish merchant, who became the first naturalized English Jew passed away
1809 — (2th of Kislev, 5570) David Einhorn, American Reform rabbi, born
1887 — (23th of Cheshvan, 5648) Birthdate of German born author and peace activist Arnold Zweig
2000 — (12th of Cheshvan, 5761) Sgt. Shahar Vekret, 20, of Lod was fatally shot by a Palestinian sniper near Rachel’s Tomb at the entrance to Bethlehem
2002 — (5th of Kislev, 5763) Revital Ohayon, 34, and her two sons, Matan, 5, and Noam, 4, as well as Yitzhak Dori, 44 — all of Kibbutz Metzer — and Tirza Damari, 42, of Elyachin, were killed when a terrorist infiltrated the kibbutz, located east of Hadera near the Green Line, and opened fire
2007 — (29th of Cheshvan, 5768) Novelist, Pulitzer Prize winning writer and pseudo-social rebel, Norman Mailer passed away at the age of 84
2014 — (17th of Cheshvan, 5775) Twenty-six year old Dalia Lemkus was murdered by a terrorist as she waited at a bus stop