c 1312 BCE- Mishkan assembled for the 1st time: First of the Shivat Yemei Hamiluim, the seven day inauguration period, before the dedication of the Mishkan.


c 516 BCE- The Second Beit HaMikdash was dedicated.


1328- Massacre of the Jews of Estella, Spain.

 


1418- Jews were excluded from public office in the Roman Empire.


March 14, 1939- The republic of Czechoslovakia was dissolved, opening the way for Nazi occupation of Czech areas and the separation of Slovakia.


March 12, 1942- David Raziel, founder of the Irgun, died.



March 22, 1979- The Israeli Knesset approved the Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty, by a vote of 95 for, 18 against.

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Today is

Yom Chamishi, 5 Elul, 5778

Thursday, August 16, 2018

 

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