November 6, 1941- 15,000 Jews were massacred in Rowno, Poland.

 

1949- Operation Magic Carpet began airlifting Yemenite Jews to Israel.  Most were forced to abandon their parents' mesorah (of religious observance) and were brainwashed into living a secular lifestyle.

 

Torah Portion

ויצא (Vayetze)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Shabbat, 9 Kislev, 5779

Saturday, November 17, 2018

 

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