November 27, 1798- The Baal HaTanya and founder of the Lubavitch dynasty, HaRav Shneur Zalman of Liadi, was released from the St. Petersburg prison, where he had been held for 52 days on charges that his teachings threatened the imperial authority of the Czar.

December 5, 1963- Herbert H. Lehman, the first Jewish Governor of New York, died.

 

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Yom Rishon, 18 Tammuz, 5779

Sunday, July 21, 2019

 

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