c 4 BCE- The death of the wicked King Herod (Hurdos) is remembered in Megillat Taanit (Chap. 9) as a Yom Tov.

 

December 2, 1992- The 42 victims of the Egoz boat which capsized off the Moroccan coast while trying to immigrate in 1962 (5722) to Israel were brought to burial in Eretz Yisroel 31 years later.

 

Torah Portion

שׁפטים (Shoftim)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Shishi, 6 Elul, 5778

Friday, August 17, 2018

 

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