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 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...

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 & History – 18 Shevat

Rav Yaakov Margulies, Av Beis Din Nuremberg (1492) Author of Seder Haget V'hachalitza, which is quoted extensively by the Rema. His son, Rav Isaac, was...

Rav Dovid Kronglass zt”l, Upon His Yahrtzeit, Today

By Yisroel Feldman The petirah of the Mashgiach, Rav Dovid Kronglass, was an extremely special event for me for a number of reasons.  First of...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 10 Adar

Rav Pinchas of Voldova, author of Bris Shalom (1663). Rav Yosef Baruch (ben Klonymos Kalman) Halevi Epstein, the Gutteh Yid of Neustadt (1867). He was the...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 22 Elul

Rav Mordechai Dov Ber of Hornesteipel, grandson of the Mitteler Rebbe, author of Haemek Sheelah (1903).Today in Histroy - 22 Elul · First Jewish...