1905- A pogrom took place in Zhitomir, Ukraine, Russia, costing many Jewish lives plus the life of a Russian student who tried to help the Jews.

 

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שׁפטים (Shoftim)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Shabbat, 7 Elul, 5778

Saturday, August 18, 2018

 

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