July 5, 1919- In Dunkov, Russia, 24 Jews were massacred and more than 150 wounded during a pogrom carried out by troops linked to Simon Petyura's Ukrainian National Army.

 

July 2, 1941- A Jew was shot by the Nazis in Salonika, Greece, for "insulting a representative of the German army."

 

July 7, 1965- Moshe Sharett, second Prime Minister of Israel, died on this day.

Torah Portion

שׁפטים (Shoftim)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Rivi'i, 4 Elul, 5778

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

 

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