c  1566 BCE- Birthday of Shimon, second son of Yaakov Avinu and Leah, and the progenitor of the Israelite Shevet / tribe of Shimon. According to another opinion, he was born and was Nftar (died) on 21 Tevet. He was Nftar on 28 Tevet 2075 - 1686 B.C.E.

January 28, 1808- Jews of Westphalia were given their civil rights.

January 15,1866- Jews of Switzerland were given their civil rights, upon pressure exerted by the United States, interceding on behalf of its American Jewish citizens.

January 10, 1948- Kefar Szold was invaded by the Arab Liberation Army.


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Yom Rishon, 11 Nisan, 5780

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