Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 22 Kislev

Rav Eliezer Ashkenazi, author of Ma'asei Hashem (1512-1585). Born in Turkey, he studied with Rav Yosef Taitatzak (1465-1546) in Salonica....

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 3 Shevat

Rav Yosef Katz, brother-in-law of the Rema and author of She'eris Yosef (1591). Note: the Admor of Desh, Rav Tzvi Meir Panet...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 8 Adar

Rav Shmuel Dovid Ungar of Neitra, a descendent of Don Yitzchak Abarbanel. Rav Gershon of Lotzk, a talmid of the Mezritcher Maggid (1788). Rav Aryeh Leib...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 14-16 Nissan

Yahrtzeits - 14 Nissan -Rav Asher Yeshaya of Ropshitz (1845), the main rebbi of Rav Yechezkel Shraga Halberstam, the Shinover Rav. -Rav Avraham Yaffen, Rosh Yeshivas...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 23-24 Iyar

Rav Moshe of Premishel, author of Mateh Moshe (1606) Rav Chaim Menachem Heschel of Zhinkov (1837-1893). Succeeded his father, Rav Meshulam Zusya,  and expanded...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 4 Tammuz

Rav Yaakov ben Meir (Rabbeinu Tam). The most famous of Rav Meir ben Shmuel's sons, one of Rashi's ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 5-6 Av

Yahrzeits, Friday, 5 Av Rav Yitzchak Luria Ashkenazi from Tzefas, the Arizal (1534-1572), born in Jerusalem, son of Rav Shlomo Luria Ashkenazi, who ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 5 Elul

Rav Dovid Zvi Shlomo Biederman, known as Reb Dovid'l (1844-1918), leader of Chassidic community of Yerushalayim. Born in...

The Chasam Sofer zt”l, Upon His Yahrtzeit, Today, 25 Tishrei

Rav Moshe Sofer - the Chasam Sofer - was born in 1766 to Rav Shmuel and Gittel Sofer...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 5-6 Kislev

Rav Shmuel Eliezer HaLevi Eidels, the Maharsha (1631 or 1636); born in Krakow in 1555. His father, Rav Yehuda, was an...