Today In Jewish History

By Rabbi Pinchas Landis

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  1. 1.
    17 Tishrei – Birkas Kohanim
    1:45
  2. 2.
    14 Tishrei – Louis Brandeis – 1941
    2:40
  3. 3.
    13 Tishrei – Ron Arad – 1986
    2:33
  4. 4.
    12 Tishrei – Fair Sabbath Law – 1963
    2:12
  5. 5.
    11 Tishrei – The Mishkan
    1:24
  6. 6.
    9 Tishrei – Shabbos in Cincinnati – 1859
    2:09
  7. 7.
    8 Tishrei – Celebrating The First Temple – 827 BCE
    1:54
  8. 8.
    7 Tishrei – The Volozhin Yeshiva – 1802
    1:54
  1. 9.
    6 Tishrei – Oil In Israel – 1948
    1:57
  2. 10.
    4 Tishrei – Jews Expelled From America – 1683
    1:39
  3. 11.
    3 Tishrei – Tzom Gedaliah
    2:05
  4. 12.
    29 Elul – Oslo War – 2000
    2:15
  5. 13.
    28 Elul – President Warren G. Harding – 1922
    2:00
  6. 14.
    26 Elul – Munich Massacre – 1972
    2:01
  7. 15.
    25 Elul – Henry Kissinger – 1973
    2:06
  8. 16.
    24 Elul – David and Batsheva – 849 BCE
    1:39
  9. 17.
    23 Elul – 9/11 – 2001
    1:56
  10. 18.
    22 Elul – Krakow & Oskar Schindler – 1939
    2:14
  11. 19.
    21 Elul – Battle Of Vienna – 1683
    1:33
  12. 20.
    19 Elul – Charles Lindbergh – 1941
    2:01
  13. 21.
    18 Elul – The Maharal – 1609
    1:53
  14. 22.
    17 Elul – Nuremberg Laws – 1935
    2:23
  15. 23.
    16 Elul – Protocols Of The Elders Of Zion – 1903
    2:12
  16. 24.
    15 Elul – Cantonistom – 1827
    2:24
  17. 25.
    14 Elul -Congregation Sherith Israel – 1729
    2:08
  18. 26.
    12 Elul – Hydrogen Bomb – 2003
    1:59
  19. 27.
    11 Elul – Black September – 1970
    2:13
  20. 28.
    10 Elul – Noah Sends The Raven – 2267 BCE
    1:44
  21. 29.
    9 Elul – Nachmanides – 1267 BCE
    1:54
  22. 30.
    8 Elul – End of Resistance In Jerusalem – 70
    1:20
  23. 31.
    7 Elul – Amram and Yocheved – 1392 BCE
    1:51
  24. 32.
    6 Elul – Italy Bombs Israel – 1940
    1:54
  25. 33.
    5 Elul – Jewish Legion of British Army – 1917
    2:34
  26. 34.
    4 Elul – HaTikvah – 1907
    2:07
  27. 35.
    3 Elul – R’ Avraham Yitzchok HaKohen Kook – 1935
    1:55
  28. 36.
    2 Elul – Shulchan Aruch – 1555
    1:51
  29. 37.
    1 Elul – Second Temple, Take -Two – 353 BCE
    2:04
  30. 38.
    29 Av – Forgiven For The Golden Calf – 1312 BCE
    1:41
  31. 39.
    30 Av – The Uganda Plan – 1903
    2:09
  32. 40.
    28 Av – The Netziv – 1893
    1:38
  33. 41.
    27 Av – Samuel Brierfield – 1868
    1:54
  34. 42.
    26 Av – Disciples of The Vilna Gaon – 1809
    1:47
  35. 43.
    25 Av – Invited Back To France – 1315
    2:08
  36. 44.
    24 Av – Hasmoneans Control Judah – 110 BCE
    2:17
  37. 45.
    23 Av – Steipler Gaon – 1985
    2:21
  38. 46.
    22 Av – #2 Bus Bombing – 2003
    1:33
  39. 47.
    21 Av – R’ Chaim Soloveichik – 1918
    1:50
  40. 48.
    20 Av – Sbarro Bombing – 2001
    1:44
  41. 49.
    19 Av – Bar Ilan University – 1955
    2:03
  42. 50.
    18 Av – King Achaz – 574 BCE
    1:29

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