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...

Today’s Yahrtzeit & History – 27 Adar

-Tzedkiah, last king of Yehuda, died in captivity, in Bavel (561 BCE). -Rav Yosef Shaul HaLevi Nathanson (1810-1875 or 1878). Born in Brezhan, Galicia, he...

Today’s History & Yahrtzeits – 18-19 Tammuz

Yahrtzeits - 18 Tammuz -Rav Yehuda Halevi Eidel of Slonim (1805). Born in Zamosc, Galicia, in 1757 or 1759. His most famous work was...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 15 Sivan

Birth, in 1565 BCE, and Yahrtzeit, in 1446 BCE (or 1436 BCE) of Yehuda, son of Yaakov Avinu (Midrash Tadshe). Rav Yitzchak of Posen, the...

Rav Shmuel Rozovsky zt”l, On His 31st Yahrtzeit, Today

Today is the 31st yahrtzeit of Rav Shmuel Rozovsky zt"l, rosh yeshiva of Yeshivas Ponovezh.  Rav Shmuel was born in Grodna to Rav Michel...

The Ben Ish Chai, On His 102nd Yahrtzeit, Today, 13 Elul

It is perhaps to our benefit that many of Chacham Yoseif Chaim's works contain a photograph, taken in his twenty-sixth year. This...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 9 Sivan

Rav Moshe Rivkes, author of Beer Hagolah on Shulchan Aruch (1672 or 1684). He was one of four great tzadikim of Vilna who lived...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 10 Shevat

Rav Meir ben Yitzchak Katzenellenbogen, the Maharam Padua (1482-1565). Born in Ellenbogen , Germany , founder of the Katzenellenbogen family. After studying in Prague...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 11 Siavn

Rav Shmuel Rosenberg of Unsdorf, author of Be'er Shmuel (1919). Son of Rav Yisrael Yona Zvi, Rav of Tisa-Ferred. At the age of 16,...