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Moshe Rabbeinu broke the luchos when he came down from Har Sinai and saw the eigel The karbon tamid was no longer brought in the first Bais Hamikdosh. The destruction of the second Bais Hamikdosh started. Apostumos burnt the Torah A tzelem was placed in the heichal Source: Mishna Ta'anis 4:6


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1987- A U.S. Federal Court ruled in favour of the Agudas Chassidei Chabad in a case surrounding a priceless collection of Jewish books that had been pilfered from the Chabad-Lubavitch library. The ruling hinged on the idea that a Rebbe is not a private individual, but a communal figure and his possessions are not personal either. The Lubavitcher Rebbe ...


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The Continental Congress adopted the United States Declaration of Independence. (The Fourth of July in 1776 coincided with 17 Tammuz 5536. What the deeper significance of this is, I don't know.)


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On 2 Teves 5700, R' Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, the sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe, was rescued from Nazi-occupied Warsaw (and eventually, a few months later, reached the United States).


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From the Luach Dvar B'Itoh תשע"א Page 454: The 3rd day of the Month of Teveis is sometimes the day after Chanuka. (Other years it's the 8th day of Chanuka) The day after Chanuka is the first day in the year one can no longer bring Bikurim.(ביכורים א, ו). The 3rd day of the Month of Teveis in the year 0002 is the day Hevel was killed by Kayin, according ...


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Yahrzeit of Rav Gershon Chanoch Leiner Zatzal of Radzin - the Baal Techeles


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On 5 Teves 3339, the Jewish community in Babylonia received the news of the destruction of the Beis Hamikdash (Ezek. 33:21). According to R' Shimon (Rosh Hashanah 18b), the fast of Teves (called צום העשירי in Zech. 8:19) should actually be on this date; even though we don't follow this opinion in practice, we do mention the event in the Selichos of the 10th ...


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1)Nebuchadnezzar laid siege to Yerushalayim 2)3,000 Jews were killed in Riots in Bucharest riots in !941 3)There was a Decree of the Elimination of Jews from German Economic Life in 1939. 4) The Nazis in Warsaw issued a decreed that Jews where not to greet Germans in public in 1939. 5)The graves Of Yehoshua Bin Nun & Kalev Ben Yefuneh Desecrated by ...


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10th Teves is most notorious for the siege that Nebuchadnezzar laid to Jerusalem (in 425 BCE). Although it took 30 months for Jerusalem to fall and the Temple to be destroyed (on Tisha B'Av), this day carries the dubious distinction of being the "beginning of the end" of the First Temple era. Here are some interesting articles on this date: ...


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Yarzheit of Rav Chaim Shmulevitz ZY'A - Rosh Yeshivas Mir


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Mori ViRabi Rav Yaakov Weinberg passed away. (in 5759)


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From the Luach Dvar B'Itoh תשע"א Page 452: 2nd day of the Month of Teveis is sometimes זאת חנוכה. (other years it's the 7th day of Chanuka) The last day of Chanuka is the last day in the year one can bring Bikurim - albeit without a Bracha since it's after Sukkoth. (ביכורים א, ו). Yahrzeit of יעקב צבי בן יהושע אשר רבינוביץ מפוריסוב, the author of the ...


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5 Teveis 5295 - Roman Emperor Charles V ordered the auto-da-fe of Rav Shlomo Molcho in Mantua, Italy


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Yartheit of the 'Jewish Pope' Shimon Peter, who ensured that Christianity would not be confused with Judiasm, thereby creating a clear separation for Jews to see.


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The murder of R' Yehosef Hanagid, the son and successor of R' Shmuel Hanagid, along with several thousand other Jews of Granada. This was in the year 4827 (1066).


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1)Yechezkial said Nevuah about the fall of Egypt and the triumph of Bavel, 587 b.c.e. 2)A earthquake hit Eretz Yisrael seriously damaging the walls of Yerushalayim and Tower of David, 1033. 3)Mordechai and Esther (of Medzibezh) saved the Jews from Chmielnicki's army, 1648.


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1)100,000 Jews of Sicily Italy were expelled in 1491 2)The Jews of Mezhibuzch where saved from a Pogrom by the Cossacks during Gezairas Tach Vtat became known as the Purim of Mezhibuzch in 1647 3)The Jews where expelled from Austria in 1667 4)Yahrtzeits -Mechaber Arugas Habosem (1784) -Shlomo Eiger Mechaber of the Gilyon Marasha (1851) -Rav Yeshuah of ...


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This date in 1961: Adolf Eichmann sentenced to death in Israel.


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1)Menachem Begin met with Anwar Sadat at Ismilia, Egypt. in 1977 2)Yartzeits -Mesharshia bar Pakud, Amora -Rav Huna, Amora -Mari bar Mar Zutra, Amora -R' Chaim Mordechai ben R' Itamar Rosenbaum of Nadvorna (1978) -R' Noson Nota Natkin ben R' Asher (1887) was a grandson of the Shaagas Aryeh and son-in-law of R' Yosef Zundel of Salant he is buried in NY ...


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1488: the first edition of the SeMaG (Sefer Mitzvos Gadol), a comprehensive list of Mitzvos was printed in Italy. 1963: Israel opened its first desalinization plant in Eilat.


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1)The Jews of Chevron Where save from a decree from the Pasha to give him 50,000 Piasters or be expelled after 3 days of fasting and Davening the Money showed up in the Window and it became a WINDOW PURIM in Chevron in 1740 2)The Jews where expelled from Laibach, Austria in 1515 3)Population of Israel reached three million in 1971 4)Yahertzits -Reb ...


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A couple of links: My blog, which I pull just a small dose of what happened from different sources: http://jewishalmanac.wordpress.com Other sources I like: For Jewish calendar- http://www.chabad.org/calendar/default_cdo/jewish/Jewish-Calendar.htm For Yahrzeits: http://chinuch.org/AdarII.php For secular calendar: ...


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1)Ulysses S. Grant was told to revoke Order No. 11, which was a command to expel all Jews from Tennessee, Kentucky and Mississippi.Grant who was the commander of U.S. Army forces, believed that Jews where smuggling cotton , and he decided to expel the Jews from southern territory. Grant wrote these words "No Jews are to be permitted to travel on the railroad ...


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1)The first issue of the Siddur by the Hebrew printing press of Amsterdam was Published in 1626. 2) Romanian Jews where barred from the Medical Practice in 1868 3)Empress Maria Theresa expelled all Jews of Bohemia and Moravia in 1744. · 4) First Jewish censor was appointed by the Russian government to censor Hebrew books in 1798. 5) There where ...


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The yartzeit of R' Moshe David Valle, a foremost student of the Ramchal.


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1)Yahrtzeit of Ezra Hasofer and Nechemia ben Chachalia 2)Birth of Jesus according to some 3)Defmation ceremony of Alfred Dreyfus 4)Yahrtzeit of Rav Ezra rebbi in Kabbalah of the Ramban 5)Yahrtzeit of Shmuel Helman Rav of Metz France


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Based on http://he.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D7%92%27_%D7%91%D7%98%D7%91%D7%AA חגים ומועדים - Holidays נר שמיני של חנוכה, "זאת חנוכה", בשנים בהן חודש כסלו חסר - "Zos Chanuka" or the eighth day of Hanukka (see also: זאת חנוכה) in some years (or the day after in others) אירועים היסטוריים - Historical events ה'תרצ"ג – החל איכלוסה של קריית חיים, הראשונה בין ...


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The second of Teves 5613 (1752) is the Yartzeit of Yaakov Ibn Tzur, a Morrocan Rav and Kabbalist. More about his life here. Note that it lists his Yartzeit as 1 Teves, but says he passed away on Shabbos night. That year Shabbos night was 2 Teves. He is the author of several Piyutim, as well as the responsa משפט וצדקה ביעקב.


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2 Teveis - December 15, 1947 the Jordanians laid siege to Yerushalayim



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