c 2268 BCE- The rains of the Mabul (flood) began to fall (according to Reb' Eliezer).

 

1647- Chmielnicki's Cossacks massacred 12,000 Jews in Poland.

 

Torah Portion

יתרוֹ (Yitro)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Chamishi, 18 Shevat, 5779

Thursday, January 24, 2019

 

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