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

בּשׁלח (B'shalach)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Shabbat, 13 Shevat, 5779

Saturday, January 19, 2019

 

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