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...

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...

Rav Isser Zalman Meltzer zt”l, On His Yahrtzeit, Tomorrow

Both Rav Moshe Mordechai Epstein, the Rosh Yeshiva in Slabokda and later in Chevron, and his brother in law and...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 23 Shevat

Rav Aharon ben Chaim Avraham HaKohen Perachia (1627-1697). He was a wealthy man and was appointed chief rabbi of Salonika in...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 19 Shevat

Rav Binyamin Zev Shapiro of Prague (1718) Rav Yitzchak Baruch Sofer, father of the Kaf Hachaim (1905) Rav Shmuel Weinberg of Slonim, the Divrei Shmuel (1916)....