Sukkot- The First Day of the Feast of Booths/Tabernacles (Leviticus 23:34-38)

 

c 1669 BCE- Some say Jacob died today (Genesis 49:33); others say on this day he was brought to the Land of Israel for burial in the Machpelah cave. (Genesis 50:12-13)

 

Torah Portion

שׁפטים (Shoftim)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Shabbat, 7 Elul, 5778

Saturday, August 18, 2018

 

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