November 11, 1860- First Jewish wedding in Argentina, 1860. (Spain had barred Jews from Argentina. 7 years after the Spanish regime was overthrown, all restrictions were removed.)


November 23, 1924- Herztliya was founded.


Nov. 27, 1940- The Nazis murder 12,000 Jews of Minsk.


November 6, 1942- After deporting the last of the Jews from Chelm, Poland (southeast of Lublin), the city was declared "free of Jews" by the Nazis.


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Yom Rivi'i, 17 Shevat, 5779

Wednesday, January 23, 2019


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