1234- Seven German Jews were tortured and burned al kiddush Hashem.


1569- Inquisition established in South America.



Jan. 24, 1793- With the second partition of Poland in 1793, additional territory was added to the Pale Settlement where Jews were allowed to live, including parts of the Ukraine and the city of Kiev .


Jan. 30, 1939- In his annual speech, Hitler announced his intention to exterminate the Jewish people in the event of a war in Europe.

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Today is

Yom Rivi'i, 4 Elul, 5778

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

 

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