November 3

History events
1394 — (9th of Kislev, 5155) Third and final expulsion of the Jews from France. The pretext for issuing the order on September 17, 1394, was a report that a Parisian named Denis Machuit who had converted to Christianity had returned to Judaism
1654 — (3th of Kislev, 5415) David Abrabanel Dormido, presented a petition calling for the re-admission of the Jews to England Oliver Cromwell, the English Lord Protector. Dormido, was a leading Amsterdam Jew, who had been entrusted by Manasseh ben Israel to handle negotiations aimed at gaining the re-admittance of the Jews into England. Cromwell recommended that the Council accept the petition
1847 — (24th of Cheshvan, 5608) Kehillat Anshe Ma’arab, the first Jewish congregation in Chicago, was established today, when a constitution was adopted and signed by fourteen members
1860 — (18th of Cheshvan, 5621) The first neighborhood outside the old city wall of Jerusalem was dedicated. The site was purchased by Sir Moses Montefiore five years earlier and known as Mishkenot Sha’ananim
1878 — (7th of Cheshvan, 5639) First settlers moved to Petach Tikva. Petach Tikva is Hebrew for Gateway of Hope. A group of Jews from Jerusalem bought land from a Greek landowner on the coastal plain. The initial settlement failed because of malaria and crop failure
1943 — (5th of Cheshvan, 5704) Нolocaust. The Germans undertake Erntefest (Harvest Festival), a planned massacre of Jews of three camps in the area around Lublin, Poland. About 18,000 are murdered at Majdanek, 10,000 at Trawniki, and 15,000 at Poniatowa. At Poniatowa, Jews who resist are burned alive in a barrack
1955 — (18th of Cheshvan, 5716) The third Knesset started with David Ben-Gurion forming the seventh government of Israel today
1955 — (18th of Cheshvan, 5716) Operation Volcano was completed this morning when units from the Golan Brigade’s 12 Battalion destroyed all of “the targeted Egyptian emplacements” at Sachba capturing “22 military vehicles of various types, anti-aircraft and anti-tank guns, heavy machine guns, mortars, light arms and communications equipment’ while killing and/or capturing 136 of the enemy
1956 — (29th of Cheshvan, 5717) During the Sinai Campaign, Israel informed Dag Hammarskjold that she accepted the cease fire and that her forces had already halted 15 kilometers east of the Suez Canal
1959 — (2th of Cheshvan, 5720) Elections for the fourth Knesset were held in Israel today. Voter turnout was 81.5%
2004 — (19th of Cheshvan, 5765) The World Jewish Film Festival, the first of its kind in Israel and the Jewish world comes to a close in Tel Aviv

-166 — (15th of Cheshvan, 3595) Mattathais ben Yochanan passed away
1643 — (21st of Cheshvan) Rabbi ben Mordecai Azulai, author of Or ha-Hamah passed away
1837 — (5th of Cheshvan, 5598) Ludwig Chronegk, German actor, born