1165- The Rambam [a famous Jewish rabbi of the middle-ages] and his family leave North Africa for the Land of Israel.  He designated the anniversary of this departure a private day of fast and prayer.

 

Torah Portion

בּלק (Balak)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Sheni, 12 Tammuz, 5779

Monday, July 15, 2019

 

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