413- The Jews of Alexandria Egypt were expelled by Christian masses.


1165- The Rambam arrived in Yerushalayim and celebrated his arrival as a private Yom Tov. (See 4 Cheshvan).


1700- Rabbeinu Yehudah HaChasid built his shul in the old city of Yerushalayim. This became known as the Churvah .(See 8 Cheshvan).


1366- The King of Siciliy forbade decorating the outside of Shuls.


November 4, 1943- 100 Jews of Florence, Italy, were deported to extermination camps.


November 8, 1948- First census in Israel counts 712,000 Jews and 68,000 Arabs. 


Torah Portion

בּהר (B'har)



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Yom Rishon, 14 Iyar, 5779 - Pesach Sheini

Sunday, May 19, 2019


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