c 618 BCE- Uziah Hamelech was afflicted with tzora'at and was forced to abdicate his throne.


1862- Commodore Uriah Phillips Levy, father of the law abolishing corporal punishment in the U.S. Navy, died.



February 27, 1932- The city of Tel-Aviv hosted the first Maccabiah.

 

Torah Portion

וירא (Vayera)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Rishon, 12 Cheshvan, 5779

Sunday, October 21, 2018

 

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