Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 5-6 Adar

Rav Ze'ev Wolf (Velvele) of Ostracha (also known as Tcharni-Ostraa) (1823). He was a close talmid of Rav Dov Ber (the Maggid) of Mezritch...

Rav Chaim Ozer Grodzensky zt”l, On His Yahrtzeit, Today, 5 Av

In his hesped for the Chofetz Chaim, Reb Elchanan Wasserman quoted the Dubner Maggid's hesped for the Vilna Gaon: Our long history is a...

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 & History – 10 Shevat

Rabbeinu Nissim ben Reuven, the Ran (1308-1376), author of a commentary to the Talmud and a halachic commentary...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 12 Av

Rav Zevulun Aryeh Graz (1904-1989). Born in Ozband, Lithuania, to Rav Yosef Nesanael, a student of the Alter of Kelm and, for a while, the...

Today’s Yahrtzeit and History – 16 Kislev

Rav Yaakov of Lublin (1644), father of Rav Herschel of Cracow Rav Shaul Yedidya Elazar Taub (the Imrei Shaul), the second Modzitzer Rebbe. Born in...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History- 26-27 Adar

Sarah Schneirer, mother of the Bais Yaakov movement (1935) Rav Eliezer Lippa, the son of Rav Elimelech of Lizhensk (1813). -Rav Avraham Chaim Brim of Yerushalayim...

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  ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 23 Elul

Rav Yisrael of Pikov, son of Rav Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev (1818) Rav Uri, the Seraph of Strelisk, author of Imrei Kodesh (1826). A disciple...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 6 Shevat

Rav Raphael Yom Tov Lipman Halpern of Bialystock, the Oneg Yom Tov (1816-1879) Rav Chaim Tzvi Teitelbaum of Sighet, the Atzei Chaim (1879-1926), oldest son...