Friday March 1: 24 Adar

It was on this day in the year 1451 that Pope Nicholas the Fifth issued a bull banning all social interaction between Christians and Jews. His motivation for setting this boundary was a fear that Christians would become Judaized. Indeed, any Christian who converted to Judaism or who adopted what was considered to be “Jewish […] »

Sunday March 31: 26 Adar II

It was on this day in 1948 that Operation Nachshon, Haggadah’s first large-scale offensive began. This was a military operation designed to break the Arab siege of Jerusalem by opening the road that ran between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. Furthermore, it was intended to conquer and possess the land that had been allotted to Israel […] »

Monday March 25: 20 Adar II

Have you ever heard someone say, “I’m going to tell you something that you’ve never heard before.” Or, “I’m going to present something in a way like you’ve never heard it before.” Or, “God has given me revelation and only to me and if you’re going to hear what God is saying right now, then […] »

Sunday February 24: 19 Adar

It was on this day in 1940 that the so-called McDonald-White paper went into effect. This was a document that restricted the sale of “Arab lands” to Jews in the Holy Land and practically voided the Balfour Declaration, a previous document that promoted the establishment of a Jewish homeland. Ironically on this same date on […] »