Third day of Creation- G-d creates the seas, the grass and the trees. This is the only day on which the Torah states twice "and G-d saw that it was good." Therefore, many refer to Tuesday as the "yom shehuchpal bo ki tov" [the day in which "it is good" is doubled].

 

September 1, 1614- Jews of Frankfurt-am-Main expelled; a fast day was instituted to commemorate the expulsion.

 

September 23, 1737- The New York State Assembly passed a law forbidding Jews to vote.

 

September 19, 1941- Kiev, Russia fell to Germany.

 

September 13, 1993- Yitzchak Rabin signed the Oslo Accords with terrorist Yassir Arafat.

 

Torah Portion

תצוּה (Tetzaveh)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Rishon, 3 Adar, 5778

Sunday, February 18, 2018

 

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