Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 4 Av

Rav Menachem Azariah deFano (from Pano), Italian mekubal, known as the Rema miPano (1548-1620). Rav Benzion Halberstam of Bobov (1874-1942). Born in Bokovosk, Galicia ,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 2 Av

Rav Aharon Tumim (1630-1690). A rav in Prague from 1659 to 1672, Rav Aharon became Rosh Yeshiva in ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 1 Av

Aharon Hakohen (1395-1272 BCE) Elazar ben Aharon Hakohen Rav Eliezer Isserlish, brother of the Rema (1623) Rav Yosef, Rav of Dubna and author of Yesod Yosef...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 27 Tammuz

Birth and yahrtzeit of Yosef ben Yaakov Avinu (1561-1451 BCE). According to most opinions, however, the actual date was 1 Tammuz. Rav Yitzchak Charif of...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 25 Tammuz

Rav Yosef Yitzchak Rottenberg, head of Belgian community Rav Aharon Berachia ben Moshe of Modina (1639). A student of the Rema. He was the author...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 23-24 Tammuz

Rav Moshe Cordovero (Remak) (1522-1570).  The Remak was the son of Rav Yaakov, one of the exiles from Cardova, Spain. He studied under the...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 20 Tammuz

Rav Nosson Nata (ben Moshe) Hanover (1683). A talmid of the Maharshal, he was the author of Yaven Hametzula and Shaarei Tzion, a popular kabalistic...

Today’s Yahrtzeit and History – 18 Tammuz

Rav Yehuda Halevi Eidel of Slonim (1805). Born in Zamosc, Galicia, in 1757 or 1759. His most famous work was Afikei Yehuda. His chidushim...

Today’s Yahrtzeit and History – 16 Tammuz

Chur, son of Kalev and Miriam, killed by the erev rav for his protest against making the Egel. (1309 or 1312 BCE) Rav Shimon Moshe...