1533- Queen Bona Sforza of Poland confirmed upon the Jews the same rights that the Jews of Lithuania had been granted.

 

August 15, 1868- S.A. Bierfield was lynched by the Ku Klux Klan in Franklin, Tennessee, the first such incident involving a Jew.

 

Torah Portion

ויצא (Vayetze)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Shabbat, 9 Kislev, 5779

Saturday, November 17, 2018

 

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