1298- The Jews of Wurzberg, Germany were massacred.

 

1885- 13 Av is the day of the passing [yahrtzeit] of the famed philanthropist and Jewish advocate, Sir Moses Montefiore (1784-1885) at age 101.

 

August 2,1944- A transport with 222 Jews left Verona, Italy for Auschwitz.

 

 

Torah Portion

תצוּה (Tetzaveh)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Chamishi, 7 Adar, 5778

Thursday, February 22, 2018

 

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