Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 7-8 Adar

Birthday of Moshe (ben Amram) Rabbeinu and his yahrtzeit (Kiddushin 38a) Rav Shlomo Ephraim of Lunshitz, author of Kli Yakar (1550-1619). After...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 5-6 Adar

Rav Ze'ev Wolf (Velvele) of Ostracha (also known as Tcharni-Ostraa) (1823). He was a close talmid of Rav Dov Ber (the Maggid) of Mezritch...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 20-22 Nissan

Yahrtzeits - 20 Nissan -Rav Hai bar Sherira Gaon, rosh yeshivas Pompedisa, last of the Gaonim of Pumpedisa (1038) -Rav Yitzchak Chori, dayan in Djerba -Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 27 Iyar

Rav Eliezer Ze'ev Rosenbaum of Kretchenif (Kretshnif)(1944). Author of Raza D'Shabbos, and son of Rabbi Meir of Kretshniff. Towards the end of...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 17 Tammuz

Rav Salman Mutzafi (1900-1975). Born in Baghdad to Rav Tzion Meir, who descended from an illustrious family of Torah scholars who first...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 19 Av

Yahrtzeits, Friday, 19 Av Rav Yaakov Kuli (Culi), author of Me'am Loez (1689 or 1690-1732). He was a grandson and talmid of Rav Moshe...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History, 24-25 Elul

Chabakuk Hanavi Rav Yisrael Meir Kagan of Radin (1838-1933). As a 9-year-old boy, he entered the yeshiva in Vilna. After marrying at 17 years...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 17 Cheshvan

Rav Menachem Mendel Hager of Kosov (1768-1825), founder of the Vizhnitz and Kosov dynasties and author of Ahavas Shalom. The son of...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 4-5 Teves

Yahrzteits - 4 Teves Rav Moshe Zev of Bialystock, author of Maros Hatzovos and Agudas Aizov (1729). He was the founder of Gemilas Chassadim...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 12 Shevat

Rav Chaim Kapusi (~1540-1631). Born in Algiers, he moved with his family to Egypt in his early years. He became...