1515- The Jews of Laibach, Austria were expelled.



1740- Window Purim or (Purim Chevron) in Chevron (Hebron), commemorating the miraculous discovery of a sack with 50,000 gold coins on a window sill in the synagogue, the exact amount the Pasha demanded in exchange for abrogating his expulsion order.


January 11, 1971- Population of Eretz Yisroel reached three million.

 

Torah Portion

שׁפטים (Shoftim)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Rivi'i, 4 Elul, 5778

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

 

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