1889- 120 Jewish families arrived in Buenos Aires, establishing the seeds of today's modern Argentinian Jewish community.

 

Aug. 23, 1929- Arabs began rioting and attacking Jews on Friday afternoon throughout the Land of Israel killing and wounding many.

 

Torah Portion

שׁפטים (Shoftim)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Shishi, 6 Elul, 5778

Friday, August 17, 2018

 

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