Ethiopian Jews' honor this day marking the deaths of Avraham, Yitzchak, and Yaakov.

 

141 BCE-  Shimon the Chashmonai was appointed Kohain Gadol and governor of the Jews, marking the beginning of the Hasmonian dynasty that lasted 206 years until the destruction of the second Holy Temple.

 

September 8, 1952- After much discussion, the Israeli Knesset chose to accept reparations from Germany.

 

Torah Portion

כּי תצא (Ki Tetze)

 

 

or view this week's triennial cycle reading.

Today is

Yom Sheni, 9 Elul, 5778

Monday, August 20, 2018

 

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