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.