641 CE- With the Arab conquest of Egypt, Jews were permitted to live in Alexandria. (The Jewish community there was already 1000 years old by that time.)

 

November 3, 1956- Israel captured Khan Yunis, concluding the occupation of the Gaza Strip.

 

November 27, 2008- Mumbai Terror Attacks The city of Mumbai, India, was hit with a series of coordinated terror attacks, starting on Wednesday evening, which left close to 200 dead and scores more injured.

 

Torah Portion

נשׂא (Naso)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Rishon, 6 Sivan, 5778 - Shavuot

Sunday, May 20, 2018

 

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