1474 BCE- Moses sent the twelve spies to investigate the Land of Israel in preparation for its conquest by children of Israel.

 

June 24, 1903- Russia outlawed Zionist gatherings and fundraising for Zionism.

 

June 24, 1941- Germany occupied Kaunas. Lithuanian partisans killed 1,000 Jews, and 10,000 Jews were arrested and sent to the Seventh Fort.

 

Torah Portion

ויחי (Vayechi)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Sh'lishi, 10 Tevet, 5779

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

 

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