August 16, 1675- Death of Bogdan Khmelnytsky who was responsible for the Cossacks' murder of approximately 300,000 Jews.

 

August 21, 1938- Jewish teachers were barred from practicing their skills in Italian schools, by order of the Fascist government.

 

Torah Portion

יתרוֹ (Yitro)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Rivi'i, 17 Shevat, 5779

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

 

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