Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 24 Teves

Rav Naftali Katz, author of Semichas Chachomim (1660-1719), descendent of the Maharal. Born in Ostracha, Ukraine and died in Istanbul....

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 14 Teves

Reuven ben Yaakov Avinu Rav Raphael Meir Penijel (1804-1894). Born in Bulgaria , he moved with his family to Eretz Yisrael when he was 3 years...

Rav Yechezkel Landau zt”l, the Nodah B’Yehudah, On His Yahrtzeit, Tomorrow, 17 Iyar

Rav Yechezkel Landau, the Rav of Prague, was known by the name of his sefer Noda B'Yehuda. During his time he was the source...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 12 Shevat

Rav Chaim Kapusi (~1540-1631). Born in Algiers, he moved with his family to Egypt in his early years. He became...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 25 Av

Rav Moshe Hager of Antiniya (1994) Rav Yeshayahu Menachem ben Yitzchak of Cracow, the originator of the Heter Iska (1599) Today in History - 25 Av...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 24 Sivan

-Rav Moshe ben Shlomo HaKohen, a German Tosefist (1198) -Rav Yisrael Chaim Friedman of Rachov, the Likutei Maharyach, a commentary on the Shulchan Aruch, Orach...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 14-16 Nissan

Yahrtzeits - 14 Nissan -Rav Asher Yeshaya of Ropshitz (1845), the main rebbi of Rav Yechezkel Shraga Halberstam, the Shinover Rav. -Rav Avraham Yaffen, Rosh Yeshivas...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 29 Tishrei

Shimon Hatzadik of the Anshei Knesset Hagedola, 313 BCE Rav Menachem Mendel of Vizhnitz (1830-1885), author of Tzemach Tzedek. Named for His grandfather, Rav Menachem Mendel...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 27 Nissan

Rav Asher Margulies, a Yerushalmi mekubal, author of Kumi V'Roni Rav Yehuda Kahana, the Kuntres Hasefeikos (1819) Rav Levi Yitzchak (ben Moshe) Greenwald, the Tzelemer Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 10 Kislev

Rav Moshe Mordechai Margulios, Rav and Av Beis Din Cracow, author of Chasdei Hashem (1616) Rav Pinchas Menachem Elazar Justman (Yustman) of Piltz, the...