1685- The Jews of New York Colony were denied the right to worship publicly.
1827- Russia decreed the draft of Jewish boys from the age of 12; these youngsters were subsequently known as the"Cantonists." During this horrible period, thousands of young boys were snatched away from the Jewish people and forever lost to us.
September 8, 1930- At the beginning of the New York City school year, Hebrew was introduced as a subject in some New York City public schools.
September 17, 1978- The Begin-Sadat-Carter Camp David talks concluded..