c 351 BCE- The last prophecy of the Last Navi, Zecharia, was that the Jews should not mourn on Tisha B'Av during the second Holy Temple.


November 9, 1526- The Jews of Pressburg, (Bratislava) Hungary were expelled by order of Empress Maria of the Hapsburg dynasty.


December 1, 1742- Empress Elizabeth ordered the expulsion of all the Jews from Great Russia.


November 24, 1941- A ghetto and concentration camp was established in Theresienstadt, Czechoslovakia. By war's end, 75,000 Jews will have been incarcerated there.


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Yom Chamishi, 18 Shevat, 5779

Thursday, January 24, 2019


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