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.

 

Torah Portion

חקת (Chukat)-בּלק (Balak)

 

 

or view this week's triennial cycle reading.

Today is

Yom Shabbat, 12 Tammuz, 5780

Saturday, July 04, 2020 - Independence Day (USA)

 

Learn more about this date in history.