Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 18 Sivan

Rav Avraham Hakohen Rappaport Shrentzel, Rosh Yeshivas Chevron (1584-1651). As a youth, he learned under Rav Meshulam Feivush, the Rav of Cracow. He married...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 17 Sivan

Rav Tzvi Hirsh Broide, Rosh Yeshivas Kelm. His wife was Rebbetzin Nechamah Leba Broide, the daughter of the...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 6 Teves

Rav Yaakov Reischer, author of Minchas Yaakov, Chok Yaakov, Iyun Yaakov (peirush on Eyn Yaakov), and Shevus Yaakov (1661-1733). Born in Prague. Served as...

Rav Naftoli Trop zt”l, On His Yahrtzeit, Today, Tzom Gedaliah

Rav Naftoli Trop zt"l (1871-1928) was the rosh yeshiva of the yeshiva in Radiń, Poland and one of the gedolei Torah of the early...

Thousands to Visit Kever of Noam Elimelech in Lizhensk Today

Today, thousands of Chassidim will be visiting the tzion of the Noam Elimelech, Rav Elimelech Weisblum of Lizhensk zt"l, whose 224th yahrtzeit is today,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 21 Kislev

Shimon ben Yaakov Avinu (1566-1446 B.C.E.) Rav Tzvi Pesach Frank, rav of Yerushalayim (1873-1961). He was born in Lithuania and was a student of Rav Eliezer...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 18 Adar

Rav Alexander Ziskind, born in Brzhen, but lived most of his life in Horodna (Grodno, Belarus), Lithuania, the product of the teaching of Rav...

Rav Elya Lopian zt”l, On His 42nd Yahrtzeit, Today, 20 Elul

Rav Eliyohu Lopian zt"l (1872-1970) was among the most prominent leaders of the Mussar movement. As a disciple of the Kelm Talmud Torah method,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 21 Kislev

Shimon ben Yaakov Avinu (1566-1446 B.C.E.) Rav Tzvi Pesach Frank, rav of Yerushalayim (1873-1961). He was born in Lithuania and was a student of Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 25 Kislev

Rav Avraham, son of the Vilna Gaon (1808) Rav Yaakov Ettlinger (1798-1871), son of Rav Aharon, rosh yeshiva of the local mesivta in Karlsruhe,Germany and...