October 23

History events
1760 — (13th of Cheshvan, 5521) First Jewish prayer books printed in US
1929 — (19th of Tishrei, 5690) The city of Netanya named in honor of philanthropist Nathan Strauss
1940 — (21th of Tishrei, 5701) The Jewish Hospital in Warsaw was forced to close and move into the Warsaw Ghetto
1941 — (2th of Cheshvan, 5702) Ten-thousand Jews of the Vilna ghetto executed
1943 — (24th of Tishrei, 5704) First Jewish transport out of Rome reaches Birkenau extermination camp
1946 — (28th of Tishrei, 5707) The founding of the kibbutz Ein Tzurim
1948 — (20th of Tishrei, 5709) The 4th Battalion of the Givati Brigade captured the village of Ajjur; Beit Jibrin was captured by the 52 Battalion of Givati and the 8th Brigade today
1998 — (3th of Cheshvan, 5759) Netanyahu & Arafat Sign Wye River Memorandum

1263 — (18th of Cheshvan, 5024) Passing of R. Jonah of Gerona
1625 — (2th of Cheshvan, 5386) Inquisition at Rome refuses permission to Jews to put gravestones or inscriptions over their dead
1874 — (12th of Cheshvan, 5635) Abraham Geiger, Jewish scholar and religious reformer, died
1889 — (28th of Tishrei, 5650) Birthdate of Avshalom Feinberg one of the leaders of Nili, a Jewish spy network in Ottoman Palestine helping the British fight the Ottoman Empire during World War I