June 20, 1567- Jews were not allowed to settle in Brazil, according to a decree issued by Don Henrique, Regent of Brazil.


1644- Don Lopez de Veray Alarcón, a Spanish nobleman who became a ger tzedek [righteous gentile] known as Yehuda the Believer, was murdered by the Spanish Inquisition.


1826- The last victim of the accursed Inquisition was executed.


July 6, 1942-  Jews of the ghetto of Bendin, Poland rose up and rebelled against their captors.


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Yom Rivi'i, 12 Tishrei, 5784

Wednesday, September 27, 2023


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