Ravina II Bar Shmuel (c. 475), who completed the codification of the Talmud Bavli begun earlier by Rav Ashi. His petirah marks the end of the period of Amoraim.
Rav Yehoshua Katz, Rav in Krakow (1734) Rav Yaakov Yitzchak Halevi of Pressburg, author of Imrei Ravrevei (1762).
Rav Moshe Mordechai Margulios, Rav and Av Beis Din Cracow, author of Chasdei Hashem (1616)
Rav Moshe, author of Mahadura Basra, printed at the back of Gemara (1668) Rav Eliyahu ben Yehuda Kovo (1630-1688). The son-in-law of Rav Moshe Chaim, who was the son of
Rav Dovid Sinzheim of Strasbourg, France (1745-1812). He served as President of the “Sanhedrin” established by Napolean, the first meeting of which occurred on February 9th, 1807. He was author of Yad
Rav Yakov Schick of Karlin, author of Mishkenos Yakov (1844).
Rav Eliyahu Kubo, av beis din of Saloniki, author of Aderes Eliyahu and Sheni Hame’oros Hagedolim (~1628-1688). The Kubo family had immigrated to Greece from Spain during the Spanish expulsion. Rav
Rav Meshulam Yissaschar Ashkenazi of Stamford Hill, London, the Stanislaver Rebbe (1995).
Today’s Yahrtzeits – 29 Cheshvan Rav Yitzchak Eizik Chover, author of Responsa Binyan Olam and Si’ach Yitzchak. One of his talmidim, HaRav Yitzchak Kahane, wrote Toldos
Rabbeinu Yonah (ben Avraham) of Gerondi, France(1200 [or 1180]-1263). The Ramban’s mother and Rabbeinu Yonah’s father were siblings. Many years later, the Ramban’s son, Rav Shlomo, married the