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This Day, June 14, In Jewish History by Mitchell A and Deb Levin Z"L

JUNE 14 1287:  Kublai Khan defeated the force of Nayan and other traditionalist Borjigin princes in East Mongolia and Manchuria.  It is quite possible that there were Jewish soldiers serving under the great Mongol warrior who became Emperor ... »

This Day, June 6, In Jewish History by Mitchell A and Deb Levin Z"L

This Day, June 6, In Jewish History by Mitchell A and Deb Levin Z"L

JUNE 6 1191: As the Christians seek to retake Jerusalem King Richard the Lionhearted arrived at Tyre. 1142: Today, during the second Siege of Coria, Emperor Alonso VII of Leon and Castille “granted the village of Fradejas to the Diocese of Zamora” t... »

This Day, May 7, in Jewish History by Mitchell A and Deb Levin Z"L

 May 7 833 BCE (2 Iyar 2928): Traditional date on which King Solomon began building the Temple in Jerusalem. 351: Gallus, who had been appointed “Caesar” of the East by his cousin, the Emperor Constantius II arrived in Antioch. Antioch was the c... »

This Day, April 19, In Jewish History, by Mitchell A and Deb Levin Z"L

 April 19 According to one web-site, April 19th is one of the blackest days on the Jewish calendar. From the 11th century (1014) through the 20th century (1943) this date is remembered for the atrocities which took place. Below are a few: ) 1014... »