Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 1-2 Sivan

Yahrtzeits, Friday, 1 Sivan Rav Meir Halevi Horowitz, the Maharam Titkin (1743). Titkin was founded in 1437. In 1522, ten Jews from Grodno, Lithuania, became...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 7-8 Shevat

Yahrtzeits - 7 Shevat Rav Dovid Biderman, the first Lelover Rebbe (1746-1814), son of Rav Shlomo Biderman. A close follower of the Chozeh of...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 27 Tishrei

Rabbeinu Yitzchak Hazaken bar Shmuel (the Ri Hazaken), of the Baalei Tosfos (1120-1200). The Ri's maternal grandfather was Rashi's son-in-law, Rav Meir ben Shmuel....

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 17 Shevat

Rav Chaim Palagi, Rav of Izmir (1788-1858). Rav Chaim derived much of his Torah knowledge from his grandfather, Rav Raphael Yosef (the Chikrei Lev),...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 3 Kislev

Rav Meshulam Yissaschar Ashkenazi of Stamford Hill, London, the Stanislaver Rebbe (1995). Rav Shilo Raphael, Av Bais Din of Yerushalayim Rav Yaakov Moshe Kulefsky (1921-2000). Born...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 22 Adar

Rav Yaakov of Novominsk (1902). Father of Rav Yehuda Aryeh Perlow of Vlodova (1878-1961) and Rav Alter Yisrael Shimon Perlow of Novominsk. Rav Yechiel...

Today’s History & Yahrtzeits – 8 Tammuz

Rav Meir Horowitz of Dzikov (Tarnobrzeg), author of Imrei Noam, grandson of Rav Naftali, the Ropshitzer Rov. One of his sons, R' Tuvia Horowitz,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 24 Iyar

Simcha HaKohen of Worms was slain by Crusaders in a church for stabbing the bishop's nephew after he had pretended to submit to baptism...

The Satmar Rov, Rav Yoel Teitelbaum zt”l, On His 32nd 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...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 20-22 Nissan

Yahrtzeits - 20 Nissan -Rav Hai bar Sherira Gaon, rosh yeshivas Pompedisa, last of the Gaonim of Pumpedisa (1038) -Rav Yitzchak Chori, dayan in Djerba -Rav Yechezkel...