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This Week In Jewish History: Test-tube babies, Disengagement, American History X

‘This Day in Jewish History’ events from the JTA Archive, week of Aug. 5 – Aug 11.

Aug. 12, 1940 
NAZI LEADER ARRESTED IN ARGENTINA

Aug. 13, 1956

CRISIS OVER REFORM SYNAGOGUE IN JERUSALEM

Aug. 14, 1978

TEST TUBE BABY RULING ISSUED BY ISRAEL’S CHIEF SEPHARDIC RABBI

Aug. 15, 2005

DISENGAGEMENT: ISRAEL BEGINS UNILATERAL WITHDRAWAL FROM GAZA

Aug. 16, 1962

FRENCH EXPEDITION FAILS TO FIND NOAH’S ARK

Aug. 17, 1960

N.Y. JUDGE SENTENCES ‘NAZI’ YOUTH TO WRITE ESSAY ON FAMOUS JEW

Aug. 18, 1931

PLANS FOR GOMPERS MONUMENT IN D.C. ANNOUNCED

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