Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 12 Iyar

Rav Zorach Eideles of Prague (1755) Rav Masoud Abuchatzeira, father of the Baba Sali (1835-1908). Born in Taflilat, Morocco, hesucceeded his father, the Abir Yaakov,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 13 Tishrei

Rav Akiva Eiger of Posen (1761-1837). A descendent of the Eshel Avraham, he was born in Eisenstadt. He married the daughter of Reb Itzik...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 20 Tammuz

Rav Nosson Nata (ben Moshe) Hanover (1683). A talmid of the Maharshal, he was the author of Yaven Hametzula and Shaarei Tzion, a popular...

Reb Elimelech Gavriel “Mike” Tress, On His 47th Yahrtzeit, Today

By Dr. Gerson Kranzler At the beginning of Chodesh Tammuz 5727 (1967), Elimelech Gavriel Tress, Administrative President of Agudath Israel of America, was ...

Rav Yechezkel Levenstein zt”l, Mashgiach of Mir and Ponevezh, On His 36th Yahrtzeit, Today

There is scarcely a yeshiva today whose leaders have not been influenced to one degree or another, by the strong yet gentle character and...

Today’s Yahrtzeits – 11 Nissan

Rav Moshe ben Nachman, the Ramban, (1194-1270). Born in Gerona, he remained there most of his life. He was a student of the Ramah...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 12-13 Iyar

Rav Zorach Eideles of Prague (1755) Rav Masoud Abuchatzeira, father of the Baba Sali (1835-1908). Born in Taflilat, Morocco, he succeeded his father, the Abir Yaakov,...

Mr. Irving M. Bunim zt”l, On His 30th Yahrtzeit, Tomorrow, 4 Teves

Mr. Irving M. Bunim zt"l was a businessman, philanthropist and a major lay leader of Orthodox Jewry, in particular the Young Israel movement in...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 24 Tishrei

Rav Eliyahu Guttmacher, Av Beis din Greiditz (1796-1874). Born near Posen (Poznan) in eastern Germany (today, Poland) he became, at ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 20 Elul

Rav Yosef Shlomo Kahaneman, Rosh Yeshiva of Ponovezh (1886-1969). Born in Kuhl, Lithuania, a small town of about 500 of which about a third...