1313 BCE- Moshe Rabbeinu hit the rock and water came out.

 

142 BCE- Shimon Hachashmonai drives the Karaites out of the Citadel, their last stronghold in Yerushalayim / Jerusalem. The day was observed as a Yom Tov in Megillat Taanit

 

1096- The Worms community used to hold a Taanit in memory of the victims of the crusade

 

Torah Portion

ראה (Re'eh)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Shishi, 26 Av, 5777

Friday, August 18, 2017

 

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