September 19, 1940- Nazis issued a decree forbidding non-Jews to work for Jews.

 

September 8, 1941- The entire Jewish community in Meretsch, Lithuania, was massacred by the Nazis.

 

August 25, 1945- Jewish immigrants who had been exiled to Mauritius by the British as "illegals" were finally admitted into the Land of Israel.

 

Torah Portion

תצוּה (Tetzaveh)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Sheni, 4 Adar, 5778

Monday, February 19, 2018

 

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