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.