1453- The Catholic Church burned 41 Jews at the stake in Breslau, Germany, and then expelled the remaining Jews.

 

1716- The Jews of Brussels, Belgium were given notice of expulsion.

 

1835- Arabs rampaged against Jews in Hebron.

 

July 13, 1942- The Nazis killed 5,000 Jews in Rovno, Ukraine.

 

Torah Portion

יתרוֹ (Yitro)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Rivi'i, 17 Shevat, 5779

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

 

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