1189- Rabbeinu Yaakov of Orleans, one of the Baalei Tosafot and a disciple of Rabbeinu Tam, died along with many other Jews in London during anti-Semitic riots inspired by King Richard's


September 1, 1836- Restoration of the synagogue of Rabbi Yehuda HaChasid in Jerusalem began as a project of the Jewish community of the city.


1852- Anti-Jewish riots erupted in Stockholm, Sweden.


September 11, 1941- Anti-Semitic speech by Charles Lindbergh on the radio, marked the introduction of anti-Semitism as a political tool in America.


September 3, 1939- The Wehrmacht (German regular army) shot 80 Jews in Zloczev, and 150 Jews in Czestochova, Poland, during a two-day Aktion.


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Yom Shabbat, 26 Kislev, 5784 - 2nd day of Chanukkah

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