Maran Rav Elazar Menachem Man Shach zt”l, On His Yahrtzeit, Today, 16 Cheshvan

He was the Sar HaTorah, the Rosh Kol Bnai HaGolah. The yochid b'doro whose passing left no other like him in the generation and...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 10 Iyar

Eli Hakohen and his sons Chofni and Pinchas. The Bnei Yisrael were defeated by the Plishtim, 30,000 soldiers were slaughtered, the ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 13 Cheshvan

Rav Yehuda Hachassid, author of Sefer Hachassidim (1150-1217). He was born in Speyer (Shapira) and died in Regensburg. His father, Shmuel, was a saintly...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 5-6-7 Sivan

Yahrtzeits - 5 Sivan Rav Ze'ev Wolf of Zhitomer, the Ohr Hameir (1797) -Rav Chaim Yaakov Safran, Kamorna Admor -Rav Eliyahu of Ziditchov (1875) -Rav Uri Shraga Kellerman,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 11 Av

Rav Hillel of Paritch, author of Pelach Harimon (1795-1864). A talmid muvhak of Rav Avraham Dov, Rav of Zhitomer. He served as Rav of...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 23 Shevat

Rav Aharon ben Chaim Avraham HaKohen Perachia (1627-1697). He was a wealthy man and was appointed chief rabbi of Salonika in...

Today’s Yahrtzeits – 7 Tishrei

Birthday and Yahrtzeit of Zevulun ben Yaakov Avinu (1450 BCE) Birthday of Dina bas Yaakov (2312) Rav Dovid Oppenheim (1664-1736), born to Rav Avraham Oppenheim in...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 5-6 Tishrei

Birth and yahrtzeit of Naftali ben Yaakov Avinu, 1566 BCE (or 1435 BCE according to others) Rav Naftali HaKohen Katz of Lublin (1645). Grandfather and...

Today’s Yahrtzeits – 9-10 Tishrei

Yahrtzeits - 9 Tishrei Rebbi Elazar ben Rav Shimon (123 CE) Rav Avraham Saba, author of Tzror Hamor (1519) Rav Avraham Abali ben Chaim HaLevi Gumbiner (1634-1682),...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 3 Av

Rav Shimshon of Astropolia, along with 10,000 Jews of Polana, died al kiddush Hashem, in the Chmielnicki massacres (1648). Rav Shimshon Bachrach of Nicholsburg, son...