Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 4 Sivan

Rav Yeshaya Naftali Hertz of Dinov, author of Hanosen Imrei Shefer (1888). Born approximately 1838 to Rav Dovid...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 3 Sivan

Rav Yosef Irgas, Italian Kabbalist, author of Divrei Yosef, and Shomer Emunim, 1730. Rav Yaakov Shimshon of Shpitivka (1801). He was a disciple of the...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 29 Iyar

Rav Meir of Premishlan (1773), a talmid of the Baal Shem Tov. Today in History - 29 Iyar · Napolean defeated at Waterloo, 1815. · A delegation...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 28 Iyar

Rav Shimshon Aaron Polansky, the Teplik Rav (1876-1948). Rav of Midovia in Ukraine's Kiev district at age 20. Five years later, he became Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 26 Iyar

Rav Saadyah ben Yosef Gaon (882-942). Born in Fayum (the former name of Cairo), Egypt, he led an all-out war against the Karaites when...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 25 Iyar

Rav Yaakov Loeberbaum of Lisa, author of Chavas Daas, Nesivos Hamishpat, and many other sefarim (1760-1832). A great-grandson of the Chacham Tzvi, Reb Yaakov...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 24 Iyar

Rav Yitzchak Feigenbaum, Rav and Av Beis Din in Warsaw (1911). He was a prominent supporter of the Chovevei Tzion -Rav Binyamin Mendelson, Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 23 Iyar

Rav Moshe of Premishel, author of Mateh Moshe (1606) Rav Chaim Menachem Heschel of Zhinkov (1837-1893). Succeeded his father, Rav Meshulam Zusya, and expanded the Chassidus...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 22 Iyar

Rav Shlomo Eliezer Alfandri, the Maharsha Alfandri (1820-1930). Born in Istanbul, Rav Shlomo Eliezer served as the chief rabbi in Istanbul, Damascus, and subsequently...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 21 Iyar

Rav Yitzchak Eizik Segal, author of Raza Meihemna (1783). Rav Yaakov Yosef Hakohen Rabinowitz (1873-1902). The son of the Chessed L'Avraham of Radomsk, who in turn...