1194- Birth of Ramban, (Rabbi Moshe ben Nachman or Nachmanides, (1194-1270) -- Torah scholar, Kabbalist, philosopher, physician and Jewish leader -- in Gerona, Spain.

 

1732- The Pope renews anti-Jewish restrictions on the Roman Jewish community.

 

Torah Portion

יתרוֹ (Yitro)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Rivi'i, 17 Shevat, 5779

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

 

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