Jewish Facts of Life
This month’s markers in Jewish history:
- October 1881: Eliezer Ben Yehuda and his friends decided to speak only Hebrew, marking the beginning of the revival of the language in modern times.
- October 1945: Nazi war crimes trials began in Nuremberg.
- October 1946: Ten key Nazis were executed after the Nuremberg trials.
- October 1958: The foundation stone of the Knesset was laid.