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Rabbi Judah the Prince used also to say, “To the places which I am fond of, my feet bring me; if you will visit my house, I will visit your house; but if you will not visit my house, I will never visit yours. As it is written [Ex. xx. 21]: “In every place where I will permit my name to be mentioned, I will come to you, and I bless you.”

Sukkah Chapter 5

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6 January in History

In 548, this was the last year the Church in Jerusalem observed the birth of Jesus on this date. (Celebrating Christmas on December 25th began in the late 300s in the Western Church.)

1 Shevat in History

On the first of Shevat of the year 2488 from creation Moses convened the Jewish people and began the 37-day “review of the Torah” contained in the Book of Deuteronomy, which he concluded on the day of his passing on Adar 7 of that year.

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