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Tishrei 16

Sukkot II

Cyrus, King of Persia, captures Bablyon, 539 BCE

Krems Germany massacre, 1349

Leczyca (Lenshitz) Poland massacre, 1656

Birth of Elie Wiesel, author and activist, 1928

Death of R. Moses Zacuto (Zakut) (Remez), Kabbalist and poet, Mantua, 1697, Kol ha-Remez

Death of R. Seligmann Baer Bamberger, 1878, Moreh la-Zovehim

Death of R. Moses Rosen, 1957, Nezer ha-Kodesh

Birth of M. J. Raphall, American preacher and author, Stockholm, 1798

Birth of Julius von Gomperz, Austrian Peer, Brunn, 1823

Death of Isaac Kromczyk, Polish Jewish author, Warsaw, 1885