October 17, 1920- Hebrew became one of the official languages of the courts in Eretz Yisroel under the British Mandate.



November 3, 1943- Eighteen thousand Jews were murdered in the Majdanek concentration camp. Fourteen thousand were from Lublin, Poland, and the rest were inmates from various other occupied areas.

 

Torah Portion

יתרוֹ (Yitro)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Rivi'i, 17 Shevat, 5779

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

 

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