Yahrtzeits

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 14 Av July 30, 2015  12:02 am

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

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 13 Av July 29, 2015  12:09 am

Rav Mordechai Banet of Nikolsburg, Hungary, author of Parashas Mordechai (1753-1829) Rav Nosson Nota Shapira, author of Megaleh Amukos and

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 12 Av July 28, 2015  12:14 am

Rav Zevulun Aryeh Graz (1904-1989). Born in Ozband, Lithuania, to Rav Yosef Nesanael,

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Today’s Yahrtzeit and History – 11 Av July 27, 2015  12:14 am

Rav Hillel of Paritch, author of Pelach Harimon (1795-1864). A talmid muvhak of Rav Avraham Dov, Rav of Zhitomer. He served as Rav of Patrich, and later succeeded Rav Baruch Mordechai in Bobroisk. His

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 8 Av July 24, 2015  12:07 am

Rav Shmuel Shmelke Toibish, Rav of Yas (Jassi), author of Chayei Olam, Milchamos Hashem, and Mitzvas Chalitzah (1865).

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 5 Av July 21, 2015  12:12 am

Rav Yitzchak Luria Ashkenazi from Tzefas, the Arizal (1534-1572), born in Jerusalem, son of Rav Shlomo Luria Ashkenazi,

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 4 Av July 20, 2015  12:02 am

Rav Menachem Azariah deFano (from Pano), Italian mekubal, known as the Rema miPano (1548-1620).

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 1 Av July 17, 2015  12:03 am

Aharon Hakohen (1395-1272 BCE) [the only yahrtzeit mentioned in the Torah] Elazar ben Aharon Hakohen

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 29 Tammuz July 16, 2015  12:12 am

Rav Yochanan HaSandler Rav Shlomo Yitzchaki (Rashi)(1040-1105). He traced his ancestry through the Tanna’im Rav Yochanan

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Today in History – 28 Tammuz July 15, 2015  12:14 am

Rav Elazar of Lizhensk (1806). He was the oldest son of the Rebbe Reb Elimelech of Lizhensk. He put together his father’s sefer, Noam Elimelech, which contains several letters of Rav Elazar in the back. His

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