November 7

History events
1180 — (17th Cheshvan, 4941) Maimonides completed the Mishneh Torah
1611 — (11st of Kislev, 5372) Joseph Siegel Ish Lito, published Givat ha-Moreh, the first critical discussion of the philosophy of Maimonides written in Lithuania
1912 — (27st of Cheshvan, 5673) A Tel-Aviv magazine reported that an association had been founded to establish a new neighborhood in Jerusalem called Talipot
1938 — (13st of Cheshvan, 5699) Нolocaust. A distraught young Jew named Herschel Grynszpan, whose family has just been deported to Zbaszyn, enters the German Embassy in Paris and mortally wounds Third Secretary of Legation Ernst vom Rath. The Nazis will exploit this event by instigating a long-planned terror campaign against all Jews in Germany and Austria
1941— (17st of Cheshvan, 5702) Нolocaust. ….. The Nazis murder 2,580 Jews at Nemyriv, Ukraine; Twelve thousand Jews are transported from Minsk, Belorussia, to burial pits in the nearby Tuchinka Forest and murdered; In Bobruisk, Belorussia, 20,000 Jews are executed; More than 17,000 Jews are forced from Rovno, Ukraine, and murdered at burial pits in the Sosenki Forest, outside of town; Close to 5000 Jews are killed in Pogulanka, outside Dvinsk, Latvia
1948 — (5st of Cheshvan, 5709) War for independence. Egyptian forces retreat from Majdal and take refuge in Gaza, leaving IDF forces in control of this portion of the Mediterranean coast
1956 — (3th of Kislev, 5717) During the Sinai Campaign, Prime Minister David Ben Gurion ….. responded to Eisenhower’s demand for an immediate end to the fighting and the immediate withdrawal of the IDF from the Sinai Peninsula. Israel was prepared to stop fighting immediately, abide by the UN Cease Fire Resolution and advance no further. But Israel would only withdraw from the Sinai with appropriate assurances. The Israelis wanted an end to terror raids from Gaza, the opening of the Straits of Tiran and end to Egyptian restrictions on the use of the Suez Canal by ships stopping at Israel’s ports
1965 — (12th Cheshvan, 5726) A Fatah cell that infiltrated from Jordan blew up a house in Moshav Givat Yeshayahu, south of Beit Shemesh

1532 — (29th Cheshvan, 5293) Solomon Molcho, Marrano Kabbalist and mystic, was burned at the stake
1573 — (12th of Kislev, 5334) Solomon Luria, known as the Maharshal, passed away. A famed Talmudic scholar, he believed in a plain, lucid approach to study. Two of his commentaries were Yam Shel Shlomo (The Sea of Solomon) and Chokmat Shel Shomo (The Wisdom of Solomon)
1687 — (12th of Kislev, 5448) Philosopher and poet Isaac (Balthazar) Orobio de Castro past away
1707 — (12th of Cheshvan) Rabbi Israel ben Aaron Jaffe of Shklov, leading kabbalist and author of Or Yisrael, passed away today
1886 — (9st of Cheshvan, 5647) Birthdate of Aron Nimzowitch, the Riga, Latvia and world class chess master known for his innovative strategies who passed away in Denmark in 1935
1944 — (21st of Cheshvan, 5705) Chana (or Hannah) Senesh (Szenes) was executed in Budapest, by the Nazis