The 7th of Adar

Today is the 7th of Adar II. This may not mean much to most people, but here is an interesting tidbit from Blogs of Zion about the day:

The 7th of Adar is the day on which Moses died. It’s also the day that the State of Israel commemorates soldiers who have died but whose bodies were never recovered. This is done deliberately, as the ceremony began with the reading of some of the final verses of the Torah:

“And Moses the servant of the Lord died there in Moab, as the Lord had said. (MORE)

Posted on March 14, 2008

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