Today’s Yahrtzeits and History, 25 Elul

R. Elazar son of R. Shimon bar Yochai (102 CE) Rav Yechiel Michel of Zlotchov (1721-1786). The son of son of Rabbi Yitzchak of Drohovitch,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 24 Elul

Chabakuk Hanavi Rav Yisrael Meir Kagan of Radin (1838-1933). As a 9-year-old boy, he entered the yeshiva in Vilna. After marrying at 17 years of age,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 23 Elul

Rav Yisrael of Pikov, son of Rav Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev (1818) Rav Uri, the Seraph of Strelisk, author of Imrei Kodesh (1826). A disciple...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 22 Elul

Rav Mordechai Dov Ber of Hornesteipel, grandson of the Mitteler Rebbe, author of Haemek Sheelah (1903). Today in Histroy - 22 Elul · First Jewish fighting...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 20 Elul

Rav Yosef Shlomo Kahaneman, Rosh Yeshiva of Ponovezh (1886-1969). Born in Kuhl, Lithuania, a small town of about 500 of which about a third...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 19 Elul

Rav Yaakov of Orleans, one of the Baalei Tosefos and a student of Rabbeinu Tam, was killed with many other Jews in London during...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History, 18 Elul

Rav Yehuda Loew, the Maharal (1525-1609). Born in Posen, Poland, on the night of the Pesach Seder, to a distinguished family of rabbis that...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 17 Elul

Rav Chaim Benveniste (1603 -1673). A disciple of Rav Yosef Trani. Born in Constantinople, he was appointed Rav of Tita (near Izmir) in 1644....

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...