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The Martyrs of Mumbai (This Week in Jewish History) Dr. Henry Abramson

Pakistani terrorists attacked the Chabad House in Mumbai, India, on Wednesday, 29th of Heshvan, 5769 (26 November 2008). Part of a concerted attack that killed 179 and wounded hundreds, they murdered the young Chabad emissaries running the house, Rabbi Gavriel and Mrs. Rivky Holtzberg. Their infant son, who turned two the day after his parents were brutally killed, was heroically rescued by his Indian caregiver.

This day in Jewish history / Founder of Shakespeare in the Park diesHaaretz

His parents, Samuel Papirofsky, a trunk maker, and the former Yetta Miritch, a seamstress, were both recent Jewish immigrants from what would become Poland 
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This Day, October 30, In Jewish HIstory by Mitchell A. LevinCleveland Jewish News (blog)

1270: Eighth Crusade comes to an ignominious end. The crusade started under the banner of France’s anti-Semitic King Louis IX. But he died of stomach 
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This Day, October 30, In Jewish HIstory by Mitchell A. LevinCleveland Jewish News (blog)

Noah’s “Discourse,” a copy of which resides in the archives of the AmericanJewish Historical Society, focused on the universal history of Jewish persecution at 
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This day in Jewish history / JewishAmerican composer’s signature Haaretz

‘Appalachian Spring,’ the third in Aaron Copland’s ‘Americana’ ballet pieces, has become one of the most beloved and performed pieces in theAmerican 
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This Day, October 30, In Jewish HIstory by Mitchell A. LevinCleveland Jewish News (blog)

Noah’s “Discourse,” a copy of which resides in the archives of theAmerican Jewish Historical Society, focused on the universal history of Jewish persecution at 
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This day in Jewish history / Ovadia goes to Jerusalem, discovers Haaretz

 serve as important historical documents regarding the communities he passed through on his way to Palestine, and on the state in which he found the Jews of 
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