Monday, July 22, 2019
This Day in Jewish History

This Day in Jewish History

With inside knowledge that the Krakow ghetto was set to be liquidated, Schindler famously instructed his workers not to go home that evening.
On January 5, 1826, a historic bill concerning the Jewish community was passed in Maryland.
Louis Brandeis’ illustrious legal career, culminating with the US Supreme Court, had incredibly humble beginnings.
On March 17, 1992, the Israeli embassy in Argentina was attacked, in an act of terrorism that has gone down in history as one of the worst 20th century assaults against a Jewish site.
The Black Death—the 14th century global pandemic—killed somewhere between 75 million and 200 million people.
Bergen-Belsen was one of the most notorious and fatal of the Nazi concentration camps.
Bergen-Belsen was one of the most notorious and fatal of the Nazi concentration camps.
On December 2, 1763, exactly 250 years ago today, the Touro Synagogue was formally dedicated.
On September 29, 1941, the pogrom against Jews known as Babi Yar took place in Kiev.
Carbon-14 was discovered by a pair of UC Berkley scientists with two major things in common—a passion for chemistry, and Judaism.

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