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 – 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)...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 19 Cheshvan

Rav Naftali Yitzchak Segal, author of Naftali Seva Ratzon (1555) Rav Yitzchak Avraham Wallerstein of Minsk, brother of the Shaagas Aryeh (1775) Rav Shimshon Halevi Heller...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 13 Cheshvan

Rav Yehuda Hachassid, author of Sefer Hachassidim (1150-1217). He was born in Speyer (Shapira) and died in Regensburg. His father, Shmuel, was a saintly...

Today’s Yahrtzeits – 11 Cheshvan

Metushelach ben Chanoch, grandfather of Noach (3074 BCE - 2105 BCE) Rachel Imeinu (1554 BCE) (according to the Vilna Gaon, she was...

Today’s Yahrtzeits – 10 Cheshvan

Gad ben Yaakov Avinu (1566 BCE-1441 BCE) Rav Yechiel Michel of Krakow, author of Seder Gittin (1660) Rav Aryeh Leib of Stanislov, author of Nachlas Aryeh...