Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 16 Elul

Rav Avraham Landau, the Strikover Rebbe of Bnei Brak (1917-2001). Born in Kinov, in the Ostrovtze region of Poland. His father, Rav Yaakov Yitzchak...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and Elul – 15 Elul

Rav Chanoch Henach Eiges of Vilna, author of Marcheshes. Learned under Rav Alexander Moshe Lapidus at his Kollel in Rassein. Rav Yaakov Koppel Chassid, the...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 12 Elul

Rav Simchah Bunim of Pshischa, author of Kol Simchah, (1767-1827). Rav Simcha Bunim studied in the yeshivos of Mattersdorf and Nikolsburg under the guidance...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History -11 Elul

Rav Avraham Yaakov Friedman, the Sadigerer Rebbe (1819-1883), second son of Rav Yisrael of Rhuzhin. Rav Avraham Yaakov married Miriam, the daughter of Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 9 Elul

Rav Tzadok HaKohen Rabinowitz of Lublin, author of Pri Tzadik, Resisei Layla, and other works (1823-1900). The son of Rav Yaakov HaKohen, Rav of...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 6 Elul

Rav Moshe Mintz, author of Sha'alos U'teshuvos Maharam Mintz. His teacher was Rav Yaakov Weil, the Mahari Weil, Rav of Augsburg and Erfurt (d....

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 5 Elul

Rav Dovid Zvi Shlomo Biederman, known as Reb Dovid'l (1844-1918), leader of Chassidic community of Yerushalayim. Born in Lelov, his parents were Rav Eliezer...

Today in History – 3 Elul

Rav Moshe Charif of Pressburg (1758) Rav Yissachar Ber of Nadvorna (1848) Rav Meshulam Zusya of Zhinkov, grandson of the Ohev Yisrael of Apta (1864) Rav Avraham...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 29 Av

Rav Shmuel Salant, Rav of Yerushalayim (1816-1909). Born in Bialystok, Russia, his father passed away soon afterwards, and he was sent off to study...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 27 Av

Rav Yehoshua Charif of Cracow (1648), author of Maginei Shlomo, an attempt to resolve the questions of the Baalei Tosefos against Rashi. He was...