June 24, 1843- Jews were forbidden to reside in any municipality in Italy that hadn't established a ghetto.

 

June 11, 1942- Germany was defeated at El-Alamein, North Africa. Rommel's loss here saved the Jews in Palestine from certain death.

 

Torah Portion

יתרוֹ (Yitro)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Rivi'i, 17 Shevat, 5779

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

 

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