August 2, 1934- The Reichstag appointed Adolf Hitler head of state and commander in chief of Germany's armed forces.

 

August 4, 1942- The German SS murdered 2,750 jews of Lancut Poland in the Falkinia Forest. 

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שׁפטים (Shoftim)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Shishi, 6 Elul, 5778

Friday, August 17, 2018

 

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