Yahrtzeits

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 16 Elul August 31, 2015  12:06 am

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 Dan, served as rav of the city. Avraham was raised by

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 15 Elul August 30, 2015  12:12 am

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

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Today’s Yahrtzeit and History – 13 Elul August 28, 2015  12:10 am

Rav Yosef Chaim of Baghdad, author of Ben Ish Chai, Od Yosef Chai, Rav Pe’alim, Ben Yehoyada, Aderet Eliyahu, and Imrei Bina, and many other works (1832-1904). Both his

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 12 Elul August 27, 2015  12:08 am

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 of Rav Mordechai Banet.

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 11 Elul August 26, 2015  12:06 am

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 Aharon Karliner. His elder son, Rav

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 10 Elul August 25, 2015  12:11 am

Rav Yitzchak Friedman, the first Rebbe of Bohush (1834-1896). The eldest grandchild of the Ruzhiner, Reb Yitzchak was only a year younger than the Ruzhiner’s youngest son, Reb Mordechai Shraga, and was 

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 9 Elul August 24, 2015  12:05 am

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 Kreisberg, Rav Tzadok studied only

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 8 Elul August 23, 2015  12:07 am

Birthday (1566 BCE) and yahrtzeit (1441 BCE) of Dan ben Yaakov Avinu (Midrash Tadshe)

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 6 Elul August 21, 2015  12:08 am

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. mid-15th century Germany).

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 5 Elul August 20, 2015  12:10 am

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 Menachem Mendel of

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