This day in Jewish history / Anti-Jewish rioting erupts in Tripoli, British shrug
Pogrom marks beginning of Libyan-Jewish community's end.
On November 5, 1945, anti-Jewish riots broke out in Tripoli, Libya, with more than 140 Jews killed in and around the city over the course of three days. The pogrom can be seen as a harbinger of the end of the Jewish community of Libya.
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