c 81 BCE- Rab' Shimon ben Shetach ejected the Tzedokim (Sadducees) who had dominated the Sanhedrin, replacing them with his Torah loyal dayanim. See 28 Tevet.



January 14, 1866- The Jews of Switzerland were granted civic equality after pressure was exerted by the United States, which had interceded on behalf of American Jewish citizens.

 

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Today is

Yom Chamishi, 25 Shevat, 5780

Thursday, February 20, 2020

 

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