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 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...

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 & History – 3 Adar

Rav Mordechai Yaffe, author of Levush Mordechai, and known as the Baal HaLevushim (1530-1612). Born to the Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 11 Elul

Rav Avraham Yaakov Friedman, the Sadigerer Rebbe (1819-1883), second son of Rav Yisrael of Rhuzhin. Rav Avraham Yaakov married Miriam, the daughter of Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and in History – 1 Shevat

Rav Nota of Chelm, the Neta Shaahuim (1812) Rav Moshe Schick, the Maharam Shick (1807-1879). His "last name" was created by his...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 29 Av

Rav Shmuel Salant, Rav of Yerushalayim (1816-1909). Born in Bialystok, Russia, his father passed away soon afterwards, and he was sent off to study...