November 15

History events
1658 — (29th of Cheshvan, 5419) Alexander VII., in bull «Ad ea per quæ,» orders Roman Jews to pay rent even for unoccupied houses in ghetto, because Jews would not hire houses from which Jews had been evicted
1727 — (13st of Kislev, 5488) Act passed by General Assembly of New York permitting Jews to omit «upon the faith of a Christian» from the oath of abjuration
1945 — (10th of Kislev, 5706) A complete curfew is declared at noon in Tel Aviv, Palestine by the British government
1948 — (13th of Cheshvan, 5709) Salah el-Kuntar, leader of Druse tribesmen’s National Army, says Druses want their 4,000-square-mile area shifted from Syria to Israel. Druses helped drive Syrian troops out of Upper Galilee
1973 — (20th of Cheshvan, 5734) Egypt and Israel exchange prisoners of war following the Yom Kippur War
2002 — (10th of Kislev, 5763) Twelve people — 9 soldiers and three civilians from the Kiryat Arba emergency response team — were killed and 15 others wounded in Hebron when Palestinian terrorists opened fire and threw grenades at a group of Jewish worshipers and their guards as they were walking home from Sabbath prayers at the Cave of the Patriarchs.

1660 — (22st of Kislev, 5421) Asser Levy was licensed as the first kosher butcher in New York City
1688 — (28th of Cheshvan) Rabbi Zev Wolf, author of Nahlat Binyamin, passed away
1936 — (1st of Kislev, 5697) Israel Rokach begins serving as Mayor of Tel Aviv
2012 — (1st of Kislev, 5773) Mirah Scharf, 25, Aharon Smadja, 49, and Itzik Amsalem, 27 were murdered by Hamas rockets at Kiryat Malachi