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

עקב (Ekev)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Sh'lishi, 18 Av, 5781

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

 

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