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Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi (The Alter Rebbe) Jewish Biography as History

16.02.2014

Author of the Tanya, a hugely influential 18th-century work of Jewish spirituality, Rabbi Scheur Zalman of LIadi is considered the founder of the Chabad (Lubavitch) movement.

Roy Cohn interview 1951

This Day in Jewish History / Senator McCarthy’s infamous counsel, Roy Cohn, is 
Haaretz
This Day in Jewish History / Senator McCarthy’s infamous counsel, Roy Cohn, is born. Cohn was a hard living closet homosexual who persecuted gays and Communists before his downfall. By David B. Green | Feb. 20, 2014 | 6:37 AM 
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This Day, February 20, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin
Cleveland Jewish News (blog)
390: Emperors Valentinian II., Theodosius, and Arcadius issued a decree that thwarted the attempt of the association of “navicularii” (ship-and cargo-owners) of Constantinople to force the Jews and the Samaritans to join them and to share in the 
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