July 23, 501- A violent earthquake rocked the Land of Israel, completely destroying the city of Acco (Acre).

 

1488- 16 Jews were burned to death in Toledo, Spain. 

Torah Portion

שׁפטים (Shoftim)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Sh'lishi, 3 Elul, 5778

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

 

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