Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 2-3 Kislev

Rav Akiva Sofer of Pressburg (1878-1959), author of Daas Sofer. Son of Rav Simcha Bunim Sofer (The Shevet Sofer), grandson of the Kesav Sofer...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 29 Cheshvan

Today's Yahrtzeits - 29 Cheshvan Rav Yitzchak Eizik Chover, author of Responsa Binyan Olam and Si'ach Yitzchak. One of his talmidim, HaRav Yitzchak Kahane, wrote...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 28 Cheshvan

Rabbeinu Yonah (ben Avraham) of Gerondi, France(1200 -1263). The Ramban's mother and Rabbeinu Yonah's father were siblings. Many years later, the Ramban's son, Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 27 Cheshvan

Rav Yaakov Leizer, the Pshevorsker Rebbe, also known as Reb Yankele of Antwerp (1907-1999). Born in the small village of Roig near Riminov in...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 26 Cheshvan

Rav Shlomo Segal, Av Beis Din Polna'ah and Lvov, he authored MiBeis Levi (1638) Rav Raphael Hoken of Hamburg (1723-1803). Born in Liphland to Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 24 Cheshvan

Binyamin ben Yaakov Avinu, buried near Kfar Saba Rav Avraham Azulai (1670-1744). Born in Fez to Rav Mordechai Azulai. In 1700, he fulfilled his life's...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 23 Cheshvan

Rav Aharon Katzenellenbogen of Brisk, author of Minchas Aharon (1854). Rav Moshe Midner of Slonim-Baranowitz, a grandson of the Yesod Ha'avodah and a talmid of...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 22 Cheshvan

Rav Yissachar Dov Rokeach, the third Belzer rebbe (1854-1926) Rav Moshe Lima, author of Chelkas Mechokek. Early in the 17th century, he was hired by the...

Today’s Yahrzteits – 21 Cheshvan

Rav Dovid ben Zimra, the Radbaz (1480-1573). Arriving in Tzefas as a child after the Spanish expulsion, he emigrated to Egypt in 1514. Shortly...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 20 Cheshvan

Rav Avraham ben Yitzchak of Narbonne, author of Sefer HaEshkol, father-in-law of the the Raavad, Rav Avraham ben Dovid. Rav Avraham ben Dovid (Ravad II)...