Today’s Yahrtzeit and History – 18 Tammuz

Rav Yehuda Halevi Eidel of Slonim (1805). Born in Zamosc, Galicia, in 1757 or 1759. His most famous work was Afikei Yehuda. His chidushim...

Rav Avigdor Miller zt”l, On His Yahrtzeit, Today, 27 Nissan

By Rabbi Shmuel Elchonon Brog zt"l The Torah begins with the words "Bereishis bara Elokim - In the beginning G-d created." Rashi explains the word...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 12 Teves

Rav Moshe Margulies, author of Pnei Moshe on the Yerushalmi (1781) Rav Moshe of Pshevorsk, author of Ohr Pnei Moshe . (1805) Rav Mordechai Chaim Kastelantiz...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 7 Adar

Birthday of Moshe (ben Amram) Rabbeinu and his yahrtzeit (Kiddushin 38a) Rav Shlomo Ephraim of Lunshitz, author of Kli Yakar (1550-1619). After...

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 – 2 Elul

Rav Yitzchak Bar Sheshes, the Rivash (1326-1407). Born in Barcelona. The son of Sheshes Perfet, Rav Yitzchak is considered a student of Rav Shlomo...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 15 Tammuz

Rav Chaim ben Atar, the Ohr HaChaim Hakadosh, (1696-1743). Born into a well-respected family in Sali, Morocco, Rav Chaim spent his early years learning...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 9 Kislev

Rav Dov Ber Schneerson of Lubavitch (1773-1827), 2nd Lubavitcher Rebbe, known as the Mitteler Rebbe. He was the son and successor of his father...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 7-8 Cheshvan

Rav Yehuda Meir Shapiro of Lublin (1887-1933). His father, Rav Yaakov Shimshon Katz of Shatz, Romania, was a ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 24 Nissan

-Rav Moshe of Premishel, author of Mateh Moshe (1606) -Rav Chaim Menachem Heschel of Zhinkov (1837-1893). Succeeded his father, Rav Meshulam Zusya, and expanded...