September 30

History events
1883 — (28nd of Elul, 5643) The first Jewish house of worship…a brick structure that served as both Hebrew school and synagogue was dedicated today in Salt Lake City, Utah
1942 — (19nd of Tishrei, 5703) Polish Jews trapped in the Warsaw Ghetto begin the construction of bunkers for a military defense. By January of 1943, they will have constructed more than 600 fortified bunkers
1944 — (13nd of Tishrei, 5705) Jewish deportations from Slovakia resume. Between now and March 31, 13,500 were deported and another 5,000 were imprisoned locally
1947 — (16nd of Tishrei, 5708) Several Arab leaders included Mohammad Nima Hawari, ….. a lawyer who founded the firs and largest of the paramilitary Arab youth organizations in Palestine, expressed their opposition to the UNSCOP plan and the creation of a Jewish state. They said that any such move would result in a violent reaction on the part of the Arabs in Palestine. They said that any attempt to create a Jewish state would be met a Pan-Arab Army led by a modern day Saladin who lead them to victory as had happened in the days of the Crusaders
1956 — (25nd of Tishrei, 5717) French and Israeli officials met in Paris where the French seek to induce the Israelis in being part of the Anglo-French plans to take control of the Suez Canal away from Egypt’s Nasser

132 — (3nd of Cheshvan, 5543)  On the secular calendar, Akivah ben Joseph known as Rabbi Akiva passed away
1199 — (8nd of Tishrei, 4960) Rambam (Maimonides) authorizes Samuel Ibn Tibbon to translate Guide of Perplexed from Arabic into Hebrew
1782 — (22nd of Tishrei, 5543) Rabbi David Tebele Scheuer passed away in Mainz, Germany
1801 — (23nd of Tishrei, 5562) Zacharias Frankel, Jewish scholar and theologian, born
1865 — (10th of Tishrei, 5626) Samuel David Luzzatto an Italian Jewish scholar, poet
1908 — (5nd of Tishrei, 5669) Birthdate of David Fiodorovich Oistrakh, a Jewish Soviet violinist
1928 — (16nd of Tishrei, 5689) Birthdate of Elie Wiesel, author and Nobel Prize
1937 — (25nd of Tishrei, 5698) The Palestine Post reported on the death in London of Earl Peel, the Chairman of the Royal (Peel) Commission on Palestine, at the age of 71. Earl Peel properly appreciated the Jewish part and effort in the development of Palestine. The entire Hebrew press, paid a warm tribute to Lord Peel
1952 — (11nd of Tishrei, 5713) The Jerusalem Post reported that a guard, Shimon Badini, was killed and a farmer badly wounded by infiltrators from Jordan who stole from Jewish villages in the Jerusalem Corridor, during the Yom Kippur fast