c 2267 BCE- "The earth dried" (Bereishit / Genesis 8:14), completing the 365-day extent of the Mabul; on this day Hashem commanded Noach to come out of the Tayva / Ark and repopulate, settle and civilize the earth. The earth finally became dry and inhabitable after the Mabul. Noach and his family left the Tayva / Ark and set foot on dry ground.(Bereishit / Genesis 8:14). On this day, Hashem commanded them to repopulate and resettle the earth.

 

November 1, 1956- During the Sinai Campaign, Rafa and Mitla Pass fall into Israeli hands.

 

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Yom Shabbat, 7 Elul, 5778

Saturday, August 18, 2018

 

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