Yahrtzeits

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 5-6-7 Sivan May 22, 2015  12:02 am

Yahrtzeits – 5 Sivan Rav Ze’ev Wolf of Zhitomer, the Ohr Hameir (1797)

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 3 Sivan May 21, 2015  12:02 am

Rav Yosef Irgas, Italian Kabbalist, author of Divrei Yosef, and Shomer Emunim, 1730. Rav Yaakov Shimshon of Shpitivka (1801). He was a disciple of the Maggid of Mezhrech and a close

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Today in History – 2 Sivan May 20, 2015  12:12 am

Rav Ovadia Bartenura (1445 [or 1450]-1500 [or 1520]). He lived in Italy in the second half of the 15th century and eventually moved to Yerushalayim. He was well known for his role as a Rav

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 1 Sivan May 19, 2015  12:01 am

Rav Meir Halevi Horowitz, the Maharam Titkin (1743). Titkin was founded in 1437. In 1522, ten Jews

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 29 Iyar May 18, 2015  12:08 am

Rav Meir of Premishlan (1773), a talmid of the Baal Shem Tov.

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 28 Iyar May 17, 2015  12:09 am

Shmuel Hanavi (930-878 BCE) Rav Yosef Yehuda Reiner, rosh yeshiva in Yeshiva Kol Torah. The yeshiva, located in Bayit Vegan, was founded in 1939

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 26 Iyar May 15, 2015  12:08 am

Rav Saadyah ben Yosef Gaon (882-942). Born in Fayum (the former name of Cairo), Egypt, he led an all-out war against the Karaites when he was just 23, criticizing their theories with articulately advanced

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 25 Iyar May 14, 2015  12:03 am

Rav Yaakov Loeberbaum of Lisa, author of Chavas Daas, Nesivos Hamishpat, and many other sefarim (1760-1832). A great-grandson of the Chacham Tzvi, Reb Yaakov lost his father before his

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 24 Iyar May 13, 2015  12:07 am

Rav Yitzchak Feigenbaum, Rav and Av Beis Din in Warsaw (1911). He was a prominent supporter of the Chovevei Tzion

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 23 Iyar May 12, 2015  12:03 am

Rav Moshe of Premishel, author of Mateh Moshe (1606) Rav Chaim Menachem Heschel of Zhinkov (1837-1893). Succeeded his father, Rav Meshulam Zusya, 

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