8th of Elul, 5774
Parashat Ki Teitzei


Jewish History this week

June 10

Cease-fire between Israel and the Arab armies, 1948.

June 11

Israel and Syria cease-fire, 1967.

Himmler ordered the liquidation of all Polish ghettos, 1943.

French (Vichy) planes bombed Tel Aviv killing 20 Jews, 1941.

June 12

First Israeli ship sailed thru Gulf of Eilat after 6-Days War, 1967.

June 13

Rumania and Finland recognize Israel, 1948.

June 14

Auschwitz was opened, 1940. About 2.5 million people were killed and another 500,000 died of starvation and disease there.