1099- The Crusaders under Godfrey de Bouillon captured Jerusalem from the Muslims.

 

1655- Bogodan Khmelnytsky and his Cossack hordes massacred the Jews of Vilna.

 

Torah Portion

וירא (Vayera)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Rishon, 12 Cheshvan, 5779

Sunday, October 21, 2018

 

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