‘The Last Lion’: The Satmar Rov, Rav Yoel Teitelbaum zt”l, On His 30th Yahrtzeit

Remembrances of a talmid, as told to Rabbi Nisson Wolpin The Satmar Rav, a direct descendant of both the famed Yismach Moshe and the Chavas...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 29-30 Sivan

Yahrtzeits, Shabbos, 30 Sivan Rav Shlomo Kluger (1783-1869), author of Sefer HaChaim (a commentary on Shulchan Aruch Orach Chaim), and Chochmas Shlomo. Rav ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 7 Tammuz

Rav Pinchas Halevi Horowitz of Nikelsburg (1730-1805), Rav of Frankfurt, the Baal Hafla'ah. His father was the Rav of Tchortkov. His brother, Reb Shmuel...

Today’s Yartzeits and History – 25 Sivan

Rav Shimon ben Gamliel, Rav Yishmael ben Elisha Cohen Gadol, Rav Chanina S'gan Cohanim, of the Ten Martyrs killed by the Romans (115 CE),...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 11 Sivan

Rav Shmuel Rosenberg of Unsdorf, author of Be'er Shmuel (1919). Son of Rav Yisrael Yona Zvi, Rav of ...

Rav Mendel Kaplan zt”l, On His 26th Yahrtzeit, Today, 13 Nissan

By Yisroel Greenwald It is amazing to witness the strong impact Rav Mendel Kaplan zt"l continues to have more than two decades after his passing....

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 18 Sivan

Rav Avraham Hakohen Rappaport Shrentzel, Rosh Yeshivas Chevron (1584-1651). As a youth, he learned under Rav Meshulam Feivush, the Rav of Cracow. He married...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 2 Tammuz

Birth and yahrtzeit of Yosef ben Yaakov Avinu (1561-1451 BCE). Rav Shmuel ben Yechiel of Cologne, killed by Crusaders. -Rav Nachman of Horodenka, one of the...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 4 Tammuz

Rav Yaakov ben Meir (Rabbeinu Tam). The most famous of Rav Meir ben Shmuel's sons, one of Rashi's grandsons. He studied under his father...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 10 Sivan

Rav Eliezer Rokeach of Amsterdam, the Maaseh Rokeach Rav Ezra Harari Raful, mekubal of the Aleppo community Rav Moshe of Rozvadov, son of Rav Eliezer of...