November 16

History events
1380 — (18th of Kislev, 5141) Jews were killed in riots in Paris
1497 — (21th of Kislev, 5258) Gershon Soncino published a copy of “Talmud Babli Sanhedrin” at Barco
1940 — (15th of Cheshvan, 5701) The Warsaw ghetto was permanently closed
1943 — (18th of Cheshvan, 5704) British forces carried out a search at for arms at Ramat Hakovesh. When members of the kibbutz resisted, the situation erupted in violence. The British killed one kibbutznik wounded 35 others and arrested an additional 35 Jews
1947 — (3th of Kislev, 5708) The British seized the SS Kadima, one of several ships filled with Jews that tried to run the British blockade of Palestine. The ship, which was equipped to carry 400 passengers, left Italy filled with 800 Jews desperate to get out of the European DP camps. The British took control of the ship at Haifa and deported the Jews to the camps at Cyprus where they remained for a year and three months

1491 — (14th of Kislev, 5252) Converso Benito Garcia, was among the Jews and conversos who were publicly executed today during an auto-da-fé was held outside of Ávila which was part of yet another Blood Libel that produced yet another saint «the Holy child of La Guardia»
1694 — (8th of Kislev, 5455) ) Rabbi David Lida, author of Be’er Mayim Hayyim, passed away
1756 — (23rd of Cheshvan, 5517) Rabbi Isaac ben Samuel Lampronti, author of Pahad Yizhak, passed away