Construction of the 14 buildings in the Art Deco style
(without the originally proposed opera house) began on May 17, 1930 and was completed on November 1, 1939,when John D. Rockefeller, Jr. drove the final (silver) rivet into 10 Rockefeller Center.
Sat, 17 May 1930 = 19th of Iyyar, 5690
י״ט בְּאִיָּר תר״צ
Parashat Emor (in Diaspora)
34th day of the Omer
Parashat Emor / פרשת אמור
Next read in the Diaspora on 18 May 2019. Parashat Emor is the 31st weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.
Leviticus 21:1 - 24:23
Wed, 1 November 1939 = 19th of Cheshvan, 5700
י״ט בְּחֶשְׁוָן ת״ש
Parashat Chayei Sara (in Diaspora)
Parashat Chayei Sara / פרשת חיי שרה
Next read in the Diaspora on 23 November 2019. Parashat Chayei Sara is the 5th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.
Torah Portion: Genesis 23:1 - 25:18