534 BCE- Ezra the scribe left Babylon on the 15-day trip to Jerusalem.

 

July 8, 1838- Druse Arabs attacked the Jews of Tzfas.

 

July 1, 1920- England's first High Commissioner for Palestine, Sir Herbert Samuel, took office.

 

Torah Portion

חקת (Chukat)-בּלק (Balak)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Shabbat, 12 Tammuz, 5780

Saturday, July 04, 2020 - Independence Day (USA)

 

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