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The 1755 Lisbon Earthquake and How it Almost Totally Destroyed Lisbon

Land of Israel, 1759: An earthquake shook the land of Israel.

The earthquake was felt in Jerusalem, 3 hours before dusk, fortunately, no one was hurt. 

This was not the case in Tzfas, where 162 people were killed by the earthquake; amongst them the chassid Mahar”i Faragi, author of Sheilos uTeshuvos Maharif and his son.

Sources: Pri HaAdamah, Hilchos Taaniyos 2:12;

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