21 Nisan - The Seventh Day of Pesach

c 1776 BCE- Jacob left Laban's home for the Holy Land.

 

c 1477 BCE- Moses leaves Midian after assuming the mission of taking the children of Israel out of Egypt. Taking leave of his father-in-law, Jethro, he placed his wife and children on a donkey and set out for Egypt to demand of Pharaoh, "Let My people go!"

 

c 1476 BCE- On the eve of the seventh day after the Exodus from Egypt, Israel finds themselves trapped between the Egyptians pursuing them from behind and the waters of the Red Sea before them.

 

c 1435 BCE- Israel couldn't find water to drink at the end of the 40 years in the desert, and they gathered and complained against Moses.

 

April 19, 1283- Jews were prohibited from repairing their synagogues due to a decree issued by King Philip The Bold of France.

 

April 14, 1944- The first transport of Jews of Athens, Greece, left for Auschwitz.

 

Torah Portion

ויצא (Vayetze)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Shabbat, 9 Kislev, 5779

Saturday, November 17, 2018

 

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