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- The 4th of Iyar was observed by Maimonides (Rabbi Moses ben Maimon), 1135-1204) as a personal day of fasting and prayer.
- On Iyar 26 (June 5, 1967), Israel launched a preemptive strike on its southern and northern frontiers.
- He spent his last years in Liverpool, England, passing away at an early age on 13 Iyar, 5712 (1952).
- The 33rd day of the Omer (the eighteenth of Iyar) is a minor holiday commemorating a break in the plague.
- He was not to enjoy a long stay there, however, and on Iyar 26, 5507 (1747), at the age of 39, he and his entire family died in a plague.
- Yom Yerushalayim is celebrated on the 28th of the month of Iyar (one week before Shavuot).
- But another, lesser-known day is also celebrated by some, the 29th of Iyar, Yom Hevron - Hebron Day - the anniversary of the liberation of Hebron.
- Dedicated to the memory of A.M.Luncz in commemoration of the tenth year after his death (Iyar 1, 5678).
- Yom Yerushalayim - Jerusalem Day, celebrated on the 28th of Iyar to commemorate the reunification of East and West Jerusalem.
- Lag B'Omer - The thirty-third day of the Omer, which occurs on the 18th of Iyar, is a day of celebration for the whole nation of Israel.
- Yom Ha-Zikkaron Israeli Memorial Day, observed on Iyar 4, remembers those who died in the War of Liberation and other wars in Israel.
- Pesach Sheni - the 14th of Iyar, the offering of the Pesach Sacrifice by those who were not able to do so on the 14th of Nisan.
- The Jews of Venice, Italy were forbidden the right to practice law or to act as advocates in the Courts of Venice on the 20th of Iyar of 1637.
- However, the month of Iyar is considered a sad time for Jews.
- Anti Jewish riots (pogroms) continue to escalate in Russia and break out on the 11th of Iyar in Waslikow and Konotop.
- The date -- Iyar 5 on the Jewish calendar -- is celebrated in Israel as the Israeli "Independence Day".
- Following the rise of the Nazi Party in Germany in the year 1933, the Nazis burned thousands of books written by Jews on the 14 of Iyar of that year.
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