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

עקב (Ekev)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Rivi'i, 20 Av, 5779

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

 

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