c 2267 BCE-  As the Great Flood neared its end, Noah opened the window of the Ark and sent out a raven to determine if the flood waters had begun to recede. (Genesis 8:1-7)

 

1684- After surviving an attack in a riot, Jews of the ghetto in Buda, Hungary, declared the day as a Purim.

 

September 14, 1948- The Israeli Supreme Court sat in session for the first time.

 

Torah Portion

תרוּמה (Terumah)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Shabbat, 2 Adar, 5778

Saturday, February 17, 2018

 

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