One a Day: An Anthology of Jewish Historical Anniversaries for Every Day of the Year

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KTAV Publishing House, Inc., 1987 - History - 376 pages
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Index. "The chronicles collected in this book originally appeared in the weekly Jewish Post & Opinion from 1970 to 1984"--Preface.
 

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Contents

Rabbi Yair Chaim Bacharach
3
The Golden Age of Polish Jewry
4
An Eminent Christian Hebraist
5
Moses Mendelssohn
6
Alfred Dreyfus
7
Illegal Aliyah from Sicily
8
AntiSemitism in the Confederacy
9
An Early Jewish Trade School
10
Chaim Nachman Bialik
187
A Jewish Heavyweight Champion
188
Rabbi Elchanan Bunim Wasserman
189
A Jewish Vizier
190
Rabbi Jacob b Asher
191
The Decline of Spains Jewry
192
Vinig Yideshkeit in America
193
Rabbi Joshua Leib Diskin
194

Basles Bittersweet Record
11
Biblical Influences on the Issue of Slavery
12
Joseph Trumpeldor
13
Rabbi Bertinoro Arrives in Alexandria
14
Judah Touro
15
A Cloudburst Saves the Jews of Rome
16
A Fateful Year of Mass Extermination of Jews
17
Liberation of the Budapest International Ghetto
18
Medieval Authorization of a Jewish University
19
David Nieto
20
The Printing of Judaica in Medieval Augsburg
21
The Jewish Right to Own Real Estate in New Amsterdam
22
The Chuetas of Majorca
23
Jerusalem of the Diaspora
24
A Barbarous AutodaFe in Lima
25
The First Organized Pogrom
26
The First Jewish Congregation in Alabama
27
The New Year of Trees
28
The End of the Jewish Community of Recife Brazil
29
Early American Immigration Policy
30
Jewish Political Equality in Canada
31
Persian Internment of Jews of Herat
32
Rome Disenfranchises Its Jewish Citizens
33
Peretz Smolenskin
34
Rabbi Israel Salanter
35
Jews Invited to Return to Sicily
36
Purim Saragossa
37
U S Congress Protests Russian Treatment of Jews
38
Rabbi Azariah Figo
39
The Roots of the Avila Family
40
Rabbi Shabbetai b Meir HaKohen
41
Napoleon Convenes a Sanhedrin
42
The French Occupation of Rome Brings Freedom to Jews
43
David Kimchi
44
Dona Gracia
45
AntiJewish Discrimination in the Justinian Code
46
Life in the Roman Ghetto
47
Babylonian Jews Go on Aliyah
48
David Reuveni
49
Rabbi Chaim Isaac Bloch
50
Turkish Jews Granted Civil Rights
51
Marrano Proselytizers
52
The Frankists Embrace Christianity
53
Double Taxation of Jews of Regensburg
54
Rabbi Judah HeChasid
55
A Fund for the Ransom of Jewish Captives
56
Popular Spectator Sport
57
Napoleon Captures Gaza
58
The Expulsion of the Jews from the Papal States
59
A Divisive Feud Splits the Babylonian Jewish Community
60
Oppressive Taxation of Medieval Jews
61
Petach Tikvah Under Arab Attack
62
Christian Willam Dohm
63
Cairo Purim
64
The First Jewish Sunday School in America
65
Jews Oppose U S Trade Treaty with Switzerland
66
Expulsions of Jews in the New World
67
Rabbi Simon Duran
68
Jews Aid Victims of Irish Famine
69
A Sultan Protests Inquisitorial Persecution
70
Indentured Servitude in America
71
Aaron Lopez
72
The Wiener Gezerah
73
Mordecai Meisel
74
A Pilgrims Report from Palestine
75
Insensitivity of UNRRA to Former Camp Inmates
76
Privileged Russian Jews Leave the Pale of Settlement
77
The Jews of York Commit Suicide
78
Christian Opposition to Missionaries
79
Rabbi Bertinoro Arrives in Palestine
80
The First Orthodox Rabbinical Seminary in America
81
Rabbi Chaim David Azulai
82
An AutodaFe in Russia
83
Saxony Prohibits Shechitah
84
Cromwell Aids the London Marranos
85
Russia Establishes a Society of Israelitish Christians
86
Tragedy in Seville
87
Mesheds Muslim Marranos
88
Joseph Suess Oppenheimer
89
Ramah
90
The Expulsion of the Spanish Jews
91
A Righteous Nun
92
A Blood Libel in Hungary
93
The Expulsion of the Genovese Jews
94
Rabbi Jacob Berab
95
Rabbi Isaac Aboab da Fonesca
96
A Saintly Rabbi Dies in Tiberias
97
A Rendezvous with the Inquisition
98
A Secret Seder in Lisbon
99
The Talmud Is Burned in Cremona
100
State Aid to Parochial Schools
101
A Book of Hebrew Customs for Christian Readers
102
New Amsterdam Bars Jews from Retail Trade
103
AntiSemitism in the Union Army
104
Mordecai Sheftall
105
Esperanto
106
Jewish Merchants Excluded by Insurance Companies
107
Judah the Believer
108
Rhode Island College Proposes a Jewish Studies Department
109
The Prague Massacre
110
Rabbi Jacob Emden
111
Martyrdom in Geneva
112
Union Soldiers Celebrate a Seder
113
Gabriel Riesser
114
Elijah Gaon
115
Thomas Paine Quotes the Bible
116
The Odious PollTax
117
Rabbi Joseph Tumim
118
Moses Germanus
119
The End of Italian Fascism
120
Abraham Jonas a Friend of Lincoln
121
Christian Contributions to the Mikveh Israel Building Fund
122
Rabbi Moses Isserles
123
Biblical Roots of Arianism
124
A Polish Commission for Jewish Reform
125
Arabs Pillage Tel Aviv
126
Berek Yoselovich a Polish Patriot
127
Rabbi Chaim Vital
128
The Jews of White Russia
129
A Crusading Jewish Polemicist
130
Berlins First Synagogue
131
Jewish Farming Settlements in America
132
Sam Dreben a Soldier of Fortune
133
The Pope Clears Jews of Ritual Charges
134
The Jewish Mark Twain
135
The Creation of the State of Israel
136
Maltas Jewish Slave Community
137
Rabbi Levi b Gershon
138
The Battle for the Wall
139
AntiJewish Riots in Algeria and Morocco
140
The Jewish Exodus from Iraq
141
Syria Attacks Deganyah
142
An American Assessment of Jewish Traits
143
The Expulsion of the Belgian Jews
144
The Archbishop of Canterbury Attacks the White Paper
145
Kalonymus Wissotzky
146
The First British Consul in Jerusalem
147
The First Martyrs of a Blood Libel in Europe
148
The Crusaders Attack Mayence
149
The Persistence of Blood Libels
150
Censorship of Jewish Books
151
In the Aftermath of a Crusader Massacre
152
Isaac Abrabanel
153
Expurgation of Hebrew Books
154
A Jewish Translation of the Bible for Christian Readers
155
Rumanian AntiSemitism Condemned
156
The Emergence of East European Orthodoxy in America
157
The Bible and the American Revolution
158
Early Jewish Settlers in Massachusetts
159
Israel Captures Old Jerusalem
160
The Oswego Emergency Refugee Shelter
161
Rabbenu Jacob Tam
162
Jewish Civil Rights in the PostNapoleon Era
163
The Jewish Press in America
164
The Martyrdom of the Rabbi of Nemirov
165
The Execution of a Jew in Colonial New York
166
The Jewish Right to Trade in New Netherlands
167
Safed
168
The Need for EnglishSpeaking Rabbis in America
169
A Harsh Canon Law
170
Rabbi Jacob Pollak
171
The Gonta Massacres
172
An American Flag with a Biblical Inscription
173
A Quixotic Adventurer
174
An Early American Orthodox Leader
175
Motefiores Intervention in the Damascus Affair
176
The Nazis Occupy Kovno
177
A Theological Disputation in Paris
178
Aaron Halevi of Barcelona
179
The Discovery of Ancient Gamla
180
Mantua a Haven of Freedom
181
The First Jewish Recipient of a Harvard Degree
182
Henry Ford Retracts AntiSemitic Slurs
183
A Liberal Medieval Jewish Charter
184
The AngloJewish Association
185
Rabbi Aryeh Leib Gunzberg
186
Italys Dark Ages
195
Rashi
196
Jerusalem Under the Tyrannical Rule of Ibn Farruk
197
Rabbi Isaac Luria
198
Ezra Stiles and Raphael Karigal
199
Raoul Wallenberg
200
The Expulsion of the English Jews
201
A Host Desecration Trial in Berlin
202
The Chmielnicki Uprising
203
The Reconsecration of Congregation Mikveh Israel
204
The Musar Movement
205
Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise
206
Poznan a Seat of Jewish Scholarship
207
Russian AntiZionist Policy
208
The First Jewish Member of the House of Commons
209
Rabbi Abraham Abele Posvoler
210
Lutherans Demand a Christian Rabbi
211
Sunday Blue Laws
212
The Vilna Jews Support Kosciuszko
213
The Founding of Rishon LeZion
214
An Early Conflict Between Church and State
215
The Survivors of the Kovno Ghetto
216
A Revered Portuguese Martyr
217
The First Jewish Residence Outside the Walls of Jerusalem
218
A Rabbinic Synod at Mayence
219
Rabbi David HaNagid
220
Jewish Contributions to Trade Unionism
221
Aliyah of the Gaons Disciples
222
A Barbaric Punishment of Jewish Printers
223
A Rabbi Exposes an AntiSemitic Professor
224
Benjamin Nones
225
The Jews of Barbados
226
Turkey Welcomes Jewish Refugees
227
Rabbi Yom Tov Lipmann Heller
228
Government Enforcement of Kashruth
229
Chmielnicki and Hitler
230
American Intervention in the Damascus Affair
231
The Touro Synagogue Congratulates George Washington
232
The Jewish Section of Czestochowa Attacked by a Mob
233
The Second Crusade
234
The Assassination of Chaim Parchi
235
The Jewish Council of Lithuania
236
France Grants Freedom of Religion
237
A Powerful Marrano
238
Haym Salomon
239
A Jewish Pretender to the Portuguese Throne
240
Purim Tiberias
241
The Damascus Affair
242
AntiJewish Riots in Homel
243
Italys Fascist AntiJewish Laws
244
The Golden Era of Turkish Jewry
245
Nachmanides Arrives in Jerusalem
246
Emancipation of the Dutch Jews
247
The First Communal Charity Drive in New York
248
The End of the Roman Empire
249
Gregory IX Denounces Greed Disguised as Piety
250
Philanthropist Ransoms Body of Rabbi Meir of Rothenburg
251
The Cantonists
252
Womens Rights
253
The Holiday of Renewals
254
Jacob Soldier Returns to His Roots
255
Lindberghs AntiSemitic Broadcast
256
The First Minyan in North America
257
Peter the Great Averts a Massacre of Jews
258
The Jewish Community of Colonial Charleston
259
The Jewish Prisoners of Chillon
260
Grace Aguilar
261
Rabbi Judah Loew
262
The Expulsion of the Sicilian Jews
263
The Popularity of Al Chazari
264
Voltaire Denounces the Inquisition
265
The Precarious Condition of FifteenthCentury Dutch Jewry
266
Rabbi Abraham Abusch Frankfurter
267
A Blood Libel in Massena New York
268
Grooms Barred from Visiting Brides
269
Eliakum Zunser a Beloved Folk Singer
270
A Jew Sets Out to Convert the Pope
271
The HighestRanking Jewish Officer in the War of Independence
272
Abraham Shapira a Legendary Shomer
273
The House of Catechumens
274
Hebrew Translation of Maimonides Guide
275
Rabbi Moses b Mordecai Zacuto
276
Sultan Saladin Opens Jerusalem to Jews
277
A Palestinian Jewish Mother
278
Aaron Levy Founder of Aaronsburg
279
Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Preacher of Joy
280
Sabbath Observance in NineteenthCentury America
281
Pope Gregorys Protective Bull
282
Herzl Woos the Kaiser
283
Rabbi Israel of Ruzhin
284
The First Ashkenazic Congregation in America
285
A Blood Libel in Munich
286
An Apostates AntiTalmud Libel Refuted by a Christian
287
Eliezer Ben Yehuda
288
The Jewish Right of Residence in France
289
Aaron Lopez
290
Rabbi Nachman Bratslaver
291
The End of the Patriarchate
292
The Emergence of Reform Judaism
293
Antonio Jose da Silva
294
Cracows Killer Plague
295
A Pogrom Ruins the Jews of Odessa
296
A Christian Shylock
297
Uriah P Levy
298
The Oldest Jewish Tombstone in America
299
Oppression of the Jews of Castile
300
Expulsion of the Neapolitan Jews
301
DafYomi
302
Mordecai M Noahs Zionism
303
The Cyrus Declaration
304
Immanuel b Samuel Romi
305
The Expulsion of the Portuguese Jews from Portugal
306
The Kaiser and Herzl Meet in Jerusalem
307
American Influence on the Balfour Declaration
308
PetachTikvah
309
The Establishment of the Warsaw Ghetto
310
King Casimir and His Esther
311
An American Consul Converts to Judaism
312
Maharshal
313
The Jews of Alexandria
314
Grants Discriminatory Order
315
Economic Hardship in Early EighteenthCentury New York
316
Manumission of Slaves
317
Azariah deRossi
318
The Emancipation of French Jewry
319
Samuel Jacobs a Canadian Pioneer
320
The Spread of the Black Death
321
Sultana Baffas Jewish Secretaries
322
Emperor Julian Promises to Rebuild the Temple
323
Rabbi Bachya b Joseph ibn Pakuda
324
Emma Lazarus
325
The Spanish Inquisition
326
Mea Shearim
327
Solomon Maimon
328
A Massacre in Bucharest
329
Baruch Spinoza
330
The End of Muslim Spain
331
The First Jewish Thanksgiving Service in America
332
Rabbi Abraham b David of Posquieres
333
The Code of Maimonides
334
The First Jewish Legal Action in America
335
Maharsha
336
The Completion of the Talmud
337
August Bondi
338
The Participation of Women in Welfare Agencies
339
Naturalization of Jews in Colonial America
340
The First Jewish Farmers in America
341
Zichron Yaakov
342
Rabbi Abraham Maimuni
343
Mendele Mocher Seforim
344
Nathan of Gaza
345
Hyam Myers Shochet and Merchant
346
Rabbi Mordecai Eliasberg
347
Agricultural Pioneers in Galilee
348
Moses Maimonides
349
Divided Hungarian Jewry
350
The First American Hazzan
351
The Shortage of Hebrew Teachers in Colonial America
352
The Portuguese Inquisition
353
The Maggid of Dubno
354
Rabbi Moses b Jacob of Coucy
355
A Medieval Jewish Historian
356
The Patriot Rabbi
357
A Martyr Dies in Lisbon
358
International Intervention in Defense of Jews
359
Rabbi Abraham Saba
360
David Friedlander
361
The Conversion of an English Nobleman
362
Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Lyadi
363
An Apostate Makes Good in America
364
Alfred Jellinek
365
The Sugenheim Charter
366
John Adams
367
Index
369
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