Section This Day, In Jewish History : 24JEWISH ALERTS large selection in each section

Rabbi Yosef Karo and the Code of Jewish Law Jewish History Lecture Dr. Henry Abramson

28.02.2012

Jewish History Lecture by Dr. Henry Abramson on Rabbi Yosef Karo, the author of the Code of Jewish Law. Part of the Jewish Biography as History series at http://www.henryabramson.com.

Rabbi Rebbe Yosef Caro, Author of the code of jewish law

 28.05.2006

Learn about the life of the great author of the code of Jewish law, the shulchan oruch. http://www.torahivideo.com http://www.ilovetorah.com

Grave (Kever) of Rabbi Yosef Karo in Zfat

30.10.2012

The Kever of Rabbi Yosef Karo 1488 – 1575) in Zfat / northern Israel. He was one of the famous Kabbalists as well as the author of the “Shulchan Aruch”.

 

This Day in Jewish History / Trailblazing researcher of polio and meningitis is born

This Day in Jewish History / Trailblazing researcher of polio and meningitis is born. Simon Flexner, a native of Louisville, was also an expert on the 

 

 

This Day in Jewish History / Death of great halakhic scholar Rabbi Joseph Caro
Haaretz
This Day in Jewish History / Death of great halakhic scholar Rabbi Joseph Caro. Best-known as compiler of the Shulhan Arukh, Caro became the 
This Day, March 24, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin
Cleveland Jewish News (blog)
809: Harun al-Rashid (Aaron the Upright, Aaron the Just), fifth caliph of the Abbasid Empire who had issued a decree that Jews wear a yellow belt in 

 

This Day, March 22, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin

A 12 year old boy, William, was found dead on Easter Eve, and the Jews were accused of killing him in a mock crucifixion. They were not, however, 
This Day in Jewish History / Boy goes missing in Italy sparking blood libel
Haaretz
Two-year-old Christian boy called Simon goes missing in Trent, leading to torture and execution of eight Jews. Little Simon was later elevated to 

This Day, March 22, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin
Cleveland Jewish News (blog)
1144: This date marks the first ritual murder libel which took place in in Norwich, England. It set the pattern for subsequent accusations that would be 

This Day in Jewish History / Architect Erich Mendelsohn is born

March 21, 1887, is the birthdate of Erich Mendelsohn, the German-Jewish architect who created some of the 20th century’s most graceful modernist 

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