November 15, 1727- Jews of New York were allowed to take an official oath (swear) without reference to Christianity.

 

November 11, 1942- 5,000 Jews were murdered in the ghetto of Slutsk, yelorussia.The Jewish community was established there in the 13th century.

 

November 29, 1943- Hitler's soldiers were chased out of Casablanca, prompting the celebration of "Purim of Casablanca."

 

Torah Portion

ויצא (Vayetze)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Shabbat, 9 Kislev, 5779

Saturday, November 17, 2018

 

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