Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 21 Teves

Birthdate and yahrtzeit of Shimon ben Yaakov Avinu (1567 BCE) Rav Shlomo, Rav of Vilna at the time of the Vilna Gaon (1791) Rav Eliyahu Eliezer...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 26 Kislev

Rav Avraham ben Dovid, Ravad III, also known as the Baal Hasagos (1121-1198). The 3rd of three great Jews named Avraham ben Dovid who...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History -6-7 Tammuz

Yahrtzeits, Friday, 6 Tammuz Rav Yisrael Yaakov Algazi, grandson of Rav Shlomo Algazi, author of Yavin Shemua. He served the Sephardic community of Yerushalayim,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 29 Cheshvan

Today's Yahrtzeits - 29 Cheshvan Rav Yitzchak Eizik Chover, author of Responsa Binyan Olam and Si'ach Yitzchak. One of his talmidim, HaRav Yitzchak Kahane, wrote...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 12 Tammuz

Rabbeinu Yaakov ben Asher, the Baal Haturim (1268-1340), son of the Rosh. When his father fled Germany with his entire family to...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 28 Tishrei

Rav Nachman Tzvi HaLevi of Kolomaya, son of Rav Yitzcak, Rav of Kolomaya (1829) Rav Shmuel Landau of Prague, second son of the Noda BeYehuda...

Rav Chaim Ozer Grodzensky zt”l, On His Yahrtzeit, Today, 5 Av

In his hesped for the Chofetz Chaim, Reb Elchanan Wasserman quoted the Dubner Maggid's hesped for the Vilna Gaon: Our...

Today’s Yahrtzeits – 17 Tishrei

Rav Moshe Rosen, author of Nezer Hakodesh (1957) Rav Dovid Kahana Shapira of Piorda (1970) {Anshe.org/Matzav.com Newscenter}

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 28 Av

Rav Naftali Tzvi Yehuda Berlin, the Netziv, (1817-1893). He was born in Mir, the son-in-law of Rav Isaac, son of Rav Chaim of Volozhin...

Rav Moshe Mordechai Epstein zt”L On His Yahrtzeit, Today

To relate the story of the Rav Moshe Mordechai Epstein is to relate the story of the Slabodka Yeshiva of Lithuania, the forerunner of...