1563- The Jewish community in Moravia was expelled.

 

September 11, 1943- The ghettos of Minsk and Lida were liquidated.

 

September 11, 1943- Jewish prisoners in the Theresienstadt camp in Czechoslovakia were deported to the Auschwitz murder factory in Poland.

 

August 24, 1950- The last of 45,000 Jews from Yemen arrived in Israel, successfully concluding Operation Magic Carpet.

 

Torah Portion

כּי תצא (Ki Tetze)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Sheni, 9 Elul, 5778

Monday, August 20, 2018

 

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