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When a major news story breaks – related to Israel, the Middle East or the Jewish world – the Jewish Virtual Library is here with facts and information to help you better understand and explain the issues.

Upcoming Holidays and Commemorations:

Rosh HaShanah (September 18-20, 2020)
Fast of Gedalia (September 21, 2020)
Yom Kippur (September 27-28, 2020)

Upcoming Anniversaries:

Massacres at Sabra & Shatila (September 16-17, 1982)
Russia invades Poland (September 17, 1939)
Count Folke Bernadotte assassinated (September 17, 1948)
Israel & Egypt Agree on Framework for Peace (September 17, 1978)
Influential Rabbi and Author Jonathan Eybeschutz Dies (September 18, 1764)
Prime Minister Meir Meets With President Nixon (September 18, 1970)
Jewish Actor James Lipton Born in New York (September 19, 1926)
Jewish Brigade formed (September 20, 1948)
U.S. Embassy in Beirut bombed (September 20, 1984)
Nazi Hunter Simon Wiesenthal Dies at Age 96 (September 20, 2005)
12 Nations Boycott Durban III Conference on Racism (September 21, 2011)
Iran-Iraq War (September 22, 1980)
Pentagon Announces $5 Billion Warplanes Deal with Israel (September 22, 1998)
PA Leader Abbas Asks UN to Recognize State of Palestine (September 23, 2011)
Jews of Austin, Texas Met and Formed Congregation Beth Israel (September 24, 1876)
Operation Magic Carpet ends (September 24, 1950)
Jewish Pitchers Sandy Koufax & Ken Holtzman Face Off in Game (September 25, 1966)
Kfar Etzion re-established (September 25, 1967)
Birth of Moses Mendelssohn (September 26, 1786)
Birthday of Jewish American Composer George Gershwin (September 26, 1898)
Germany, Italy & Japan Join Forces with Tripartite Pact (September 27, 1940)
IBM agrees to transfer sorting machines to Germany (September 28, 1939)
Israel & the PLO Sign Oslo II Peace Accords (September 28, 1995)
Bar Giora self-defense organization established (September 29, 1907)
Palestinian Riots Ignite the Second Intifada (September 29, 2000)
Babi Yar Massacre (September 29-30, 2000)
Birthday of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel (September 30, 1928)
The Munich Pact signed (September 30, 1938)

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Holocaust

Israel

Judaism

The Middle East

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Terrorism

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