1013- Jews in Cordova, Spain, were massacred by Suleiman ibn Al-Hakim's soldiers.

 

1920- The 28-year British mandate in the Land of Israel begins.

 

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Today is

Yom Chamishi, 5 Elul, 5778

Thursday, August 16, 2018

 

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