Posquières, 1198: Ravad passed away.
Ravad, is the acronym of his name, Rabbi Avraham Ben David. He is known, for his objections on the Rambam. The Rambam expressed himself on these objections, “Since ever, no person has defeated me, except for a certain craftsman!” referring to the Ravad.
The Ravad passed away in Posquières [Today: Vauvert, Southern France] on erev Shabbos Chanukah, and ‘Kohanim’ prepared his grave!
Source: Sefer Yuchasin, Section 5.
𝐏𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐀𝐧𝐧𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐨𝐫 𝐁𝐢𝐫𝐭𝐡𝐝𝐚𝐲?
Present them with the gift of their heritage — their very own family tree!
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