Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 19 Teves

Rav Aryeh Leib HaCohen Heller, author of Ketzos Hachoshen, Avnei Miluim, and Shev Shmaatsa (1813) Avraham Shmuel Binyamin Sofer, the Kesav Sofer (1815-1872). Born and...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 18 Teves

Rav Huna bar Mar Zutra (the Reish Galusa) killed al kiddush Hashem, along with Rav Mesharshiya bar Pekod (470) Rav Tzvi Elimelech Shapira of Dinov...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History- 17 Teves

Rav Yaakov Krantz, Dubna Maggid (1741-1804). Born in a province of Vilna, Jacob ben Wolf Kranz showed exceptional homiletical and Kabbalistic talents at an...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 15-16 Teves

Yahrtzeits - 15 Teves The Amora, Mashrisha bar Pekud of Bavel Rav Raphael of Bershed, a talmid of Rav Pinchas of Koritz (1827) Rav Chaim Mordechai Rosenbaum...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 14 Teves

Reuven ben Yaakov Avinu Rav Raphael Meir Penijel (1804-1894). Born in Bulgaria , he moved with his family to Eretz Yisrael when he was 3...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and Teves – 13 Teves

Rav Moshe ben Dovid Biderman, the Lelover Rebbe (1776-1850 or 1851). Born in abject poverty, he married Rachel Rivka, a daughter of the Yid...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 12 Teves

Rav Moshe Margulies, author of Pnei Moshe on the Yerushalmi (1781) Rav Moshe of Pshevorsk, author of Ohr Pnei Moshe . (1805) Rav Mordechai Chaim Kastelantiz...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 11 Teves

Rav Moshe of Ostraha, author of Arugas Habosem (1784). Rav Shlomo Eiger, Rav of Posen, author of Gilyon Maharsha, son of Rav Akiva Eiger. (1851) Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 10 Teves

Zecharia ben Berachya ben Ido Hanavi (320 or 313 BCE) Malachi Hanavi (320 or 313 BCE). His death ended the era of prophecy. Rav Yehuda Eilenberg,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 8-9 Teves

Ezra Hasofer and Nechemya Rav Ezra of Gerona (1227), the Ramban's teacher in Kabalah. He himself learned Kabbalah from Rav Yitzchak Sagi Nahor, son of...