July 22, 1209- 200 Jews were killed in a crusaders massacre of Beziers, a city in southern France, that was an ancient Gallic fortress.

 

1914- Russian authorities in Mitchenick, Poland, expelled the Jews in the first of a long series of expulsions that uprooted many Polish and Lithuanian Jewish communities.

 

August 12, 1941- The Nazis established a ghetto in Lomza, Poland, where 11,000 Jews had lived.

 

Torah Portion

תצוּה (Tetzaveh)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Sheni, 4 Adar, 5778

Monday, February 19, 2018

 

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