Tuesday March 26: 21 Adar II

It was on this day in 1948 that three large convoys broke through the siege upon Jerusalem, bringing arms and food to the starving population. After the UN partition of November 1947, Israel was besieged by armies of the neighboring Muslim countries, who surrounded Jerusalem and cut them off from the rest of the country. […]

Saturday March 23: 18 Adar II

This day seems to be one of many firsts when it comes to Jewish-American history. For instance, on this day in 1801, the first Jewish Governor in the United States was sworn in as the Governor of Georgia. This is very interesting when you consider that the South has long been associated with racism and […]