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Jewish History

Sir Moses Montefiore was a religious philanthropist who worked tirelessly on behalf of his brethren worldwide, and especially in the Land of Israel. He dispensed large sums toward charitable causes and founded numerous establishments and institutions. Sir Montefiore traveled far and wide to visit Jewish communities and interceded on their behalf before rulers such as Queen Victoria, Czar Alexander the Second, the Ottoman Sultan, and the pope. He lived to the ripe old age of 100, passing away on 16 Menachem Av 5645 (1885).

Read a biography of Sir Montefiore: Sir Moses Montefiore

Daily Thought

Sometimes you feel that you are good, but G‑d is not being good to you.

So how does G‑d feel?

Just as you do—that He showers you with all the love you can receive, but when will you return that love to Him?

G‑d is your mirror. Let the love flow.

Likutei Sichot vol. 34, p. 21.