1643- Oldest existing ketuba [wedding contract] written in the Western Hemisphere, (between Yitzchak and Yehudit).

 

September 17, 1940- Nazis decreed that Jews had no rights to own property, either movable or immovable.

 

September 6, 1941- The Jews were forbidden to leave either of the two ghettos in Vilna, Poland.

 

September 6, 1941-  The Nazis executed 1,668 Jews in Radomysk, Poland.

 

Torah Portion

וירא (Vayera)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Rishon, 12 Cheshvan, 5779

Sunday, October 21, 2018

 

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