September 8, 1498- Death of Tomas de Torquemada, leader of the dreaded Spanish Inquisition and organizer of the Jewish expulsion from Spain.


1939- German forces occupied the town of Piotrkow [Kujawski] (16 miles south of Lodz) where the Jewish population was estimated at 18,000. The first ghetto in Poland was later established there.


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Today is

Yom Sh'lishi, 15 Kislev, 5784

Tuesday, November 28, 2023


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