c 1476 BCE- Moses destroyed the golden calf and re-ascended Mt Sinai to plead for G-d's forgiveness for the people of Israel. (Exodus 32:20)

 

c 572 BCE- The Prophet Ezekiel finished the 390 days that he was commanded by the LORD to lie on his left side, (see 12 Tammuz), and started to lie on his right side for 40 days. in order to bear the sins of the house of Israel.  Altogether he remained lying down for 430 days. On the 28th of Av 571 BCE, he arose, and on the 5th of Elul he received his next prophecy. That was about five years before the destruction of the Temple (see Ezekiel ch 8-10).

 

June 19, 1269-  King Louis IX ordered that all Jews in France must wear a distinctive yellow "badge of shame."

 

1298- The Jewish community of Morgentheim, Austria was massacred.

 

1538- The Jewish community of Candia (Crete), Greece, established a Purim.

 

July 23, 1913- Rechovot was attacked by Arabs.

 

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נשׂא (Naso)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Sh'lishi, 8 Sivan, 5778

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

 

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