Jan. 23, 1731- The Ramchal (Rav Moshe Chaim Luzzatto) formed his Chabura Hakdosha in Padua.

 

Jan. 22, 1867- Emancipation for Jews is passed by the Diet in Hungary.

 

Jan. 19, 1965- Francisco Franco met with Jewish representatives to discuss the legal status of the Jewish community in Spain, for the first time since the expulsion in 1492.

 

Feb. 15, 1987- Opening of the Ivan Demjanjuk trial in Yerushalayim.

 

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Today is

Yom Rivi'i, 17 Shevat, 5779

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

 

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