Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 26 Av

Rav Yehuda Fatiyah (1859-1942), the foremost student of the Ben Ish Chai, who said that he was the reincarnation of the "Noda B'Yehuda." He...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 23 Av

Rav Dovid Sutton Dabbah (1885-1949). Born and raised in Aleppo, Syria, he married in 1910, and was asked to...

Today’s Yahrtzeit and History – 24 Av

Rav Aharon of Terbeli, author of Machneh Aharon (1741). Rav Ephraim Zalman Margulies, Rav of Brod, author of Mateh Ephraim, Beis Ephraim, Olelos Ephraim, Shaarei Ephraim...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 19 Av

Rav Yaakov Kuli (Culi), author of Me’am Loez (1689 or 1690-1732). He was a grandson and talmid of Rav Moshe ibn Habib. He moved from...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 18 Av

Rav Moshe Bernstein, Rosh Yeshivas Kamenitz. Born in the town of Turetz, he learned in Mir. He became the son-in-law of Reb Baruch Ber...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 16 Av

Rav Yitzchak Meir Levine, Chairman of the world Agudas Yisrael organization (1893-1971). Born in Ger, he was a...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 15 Av

Nachum Ish Gamzu, Rabi Akiva's rebbi for 22 years, buried in Tzefas. Rav Benzion Yadler, Maggid of Yerushalayim (1952 or 1962) Rav Asher, the Stoliner Rebbe...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 14 Av

Rav Yosef Naftali Stern, rosh yeshivas Pressburg in Yerushalayim (1971) Rav Tzvi Hirsch of Liska, Hungary (1798-1874). Rav Tzvi Hirsch spent several years at the court...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 13 Av

Rav Mordechai Banet of Nikolsburg, Hungary, author of Parashas Mordechai (1753-1829) Rav Nosson Nota Shapira, author of Megaleh Amukos and Ranav Ofanim (1585-1633). Eliyahu HaNavi is...