1523- The final section of the entire Babylonian Talmud was printed by Bomberg in Venice. It culminated a four year project.

 

June 18, 1815- Napoleon was defeated at Waterloo by British and Prussian troops. The defeat put a final end to Napoleon’s rule as Emperor of France.

 

Torah Portion

שׁפטים (Shoftim)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Rivi'i, 4 Elul, 5778

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

 

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