September 11

History events
1698 — (16st of Tishrei, 5459) For the second time in two years, the East India Company at St. George “announced to its Factors in Bengal that Jews are among the group that may use its ships and are among those with the whom the company will do business with
1848 — (13st of Elul, 5608) As of today, there were 71 Israelites in Barbados who led by Edward A. Moses who served as “Parnasss” and who supported a Sunday School
1891 — (8st of Elul, 5651) The Jewish Colonization Association (JCA, in Yiddish ICA) was created today by Baron Maurice de Hirsch. Its aim was to facilitate the mass emigration of Jews from Russia and other Eastern European countries, by settling them in agricultural colonies on lands purchased by the committee, particularly in North and South America (especially Argentina)
1893 — (1st of Tishrei, 5654) The New York Times estimated that there are 225,000 Jews living in New York City
1906 — (21st of Elul, 5666) The pogrom at Siedice, which claimed the lives of at least 32 Jews came to an end today
1921 — (8st of Elul, 5681) The first Moshav, Nahalal, was found in the Jezreel Valley. ….. Less famous than that other experiment in collective living called the Kibbutz, a moshav was «a village of smallholders in which elements of cooperative and private farming were combined. Nahal was the Biblical name of town in this area connected with the tribe of Zebulin. The Jezreel was an area of abundant water, but the water was often stagnant. The first fifteen years or so of settlement was spent draining the water to put an to the malarial swamps in the region
1938 — (15st of Elul, 5698) Six Jewish constables were ambushed by terrorists as they escorted a group of telephone workers traveling between Jaffa and Gaza. All six died but the workers escaped to the safety ofa nearby Jewish settlement. When the shooting stopped, it was discovered that the attackers had taken the weapons, ammunition and uniforms of the dead Jewish policemen
1942 — (29st of Elul, 5702) Five thousand Jews are deported from the Warsaw Ghetto to Treblinka
1943 — (11st of Elul, 5703) The Nazis began the liquidation of the Minsk and Lida ghettos
1952 — (21st of Elul, 5712) The Jerusalem Post reported that ….. in a secret, silent ceremony that lasted 13 minutes, Foreign Minister Moshe Sharett and West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer signed in Luxembourg an agreement under which the Bonn Government agreed to pay 3,450 million marks, in various goods, as reparations for the material damage suffered by Jews at the hands of the Nazis. The first goods were expected to arrive in 1953, but the much-needed oil, a part of the reparations deal, would arrive in Israel within weeks
1969 — (28st of Elul, 5729) In the aftermath of Israel’s successful raid on Egypt’s Red Sea coast called Operation Raviv, Egypt “launched a large 102-aircraft raid on Israeli positions in the Sinai, during which they lost a MiG-17, five MiG-21s and two Sukhoi Su-7s while claiming to have destroyed 3 Israeli aircraft

1823 — (6st of Tishrei, 5584) Fifty-one year old David Ricardo, ….. one of the most influential of the classical economists, passed away. Born in London in 1772, Ricardo was the third of seventeen children in a Sephardic Jewish family that immigrated from The Netherlands to England just prior to his birth. At age 14 Ricardo’s joined his father at the London Stock Exchange. Ricardo rejected the orthodox Jewish beliefs of his family and eloped with Quaker, Priscilla Anne Wilkinson, when he was 21. His father was so unhappy with this that he abandoned Ricardo and never spoke to him again. Around the same time Ricardo became a Unitarian