Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 1 Av

Aharon Hakohen (1395-1272 BCE) Elazar ben Aharon Hakohen Rav Eliezer Isserlish, brother of the Rema (1623) Rav Yosef, Rav of Dubna and author of Yesod Yosef...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 17 Nissan

Rav Avraham Reuven Hakohen Katz of Prague (1673), author of Yalkut Reuveni, a collection of kabbalistic material, arranged according to the verses in the...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 20 Shevat

Birth and petira of Asher ben Yaakov Avinu (1565 BCE) Rav Avraham Abba Freedman (1920-2002). He was sent from Brooklyn to Detroit in 1944 by...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and 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 History – 14 Kislev

Reuven ben Yaakov Avinu (1567 BCE-1442 BCE) Rav Menashe ben Yisrael of Amsterdam, author of Nishmas Odom. He was as friend of Rembrandt van...

On Rav Boruch Ber’s Yahrtzeit, Today: Interview With Rav Yitzchok Scheiner

The following interview with Rav Yitzchok Scheiner, rosh yeshiva of the Kamenitzer Yeshiva of Yerushalayim, is presented here...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 23 Sivan

Rav Eliezer Yosef, son of Rav Yitzchak HaLevi Ledenberg, Belzer Rebbe (1954). He learned Beitza and Rosh Hashanah over 4000 times (memorized over 6...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 1 Elul

Rav Dovid Hanaggid ben Avrohom ben Rambam (1224 or 1233-1300). Rav David lived in Eretz Yisrael for a number of years then moved back...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 21 Tammuz

Rav Shlomo Machlama, author of Merkaves HaMisheneh on the Rambam Rav Shlomo of Chelm (1717-1781). Born in Zamosc, he became Rav of Chelm...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 27 Tammuz

-Birth and yahrtzeit of Yosef ben Yaakov Avinu (1561-1451 BCE). According to most opinion, however, the actual date was 2 Tammuz. -Rav Yitzchak Charif of...