This Day, May 3, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin

May 3 In Jewish History 1282 BCE: (28 Nissan 2488): Traditional date marking the fall of the walls of Jericho. 1096 (8 th Iyar): On his way to join the Crusade led by Peter the Hermit, Emico, the Count of Leiningen, attacked the synagogue at Speyers. The Jews defended themselves but were systematically slain. Tovább »