Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 3 Kislev

Rav Meshulam Yissaschar Ashkenazi of Stamford Hill, London, the Stanislaver Rebbe (1995). Rav Shilo Raphael, Av Bais Din of Yerushalayim Rav Yaakov Moshe Kulefsky (1921-2000). Born...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 23 Nissan

Rav Moshe ben Yosef MiTrani, the Mabit (1505-1585). Son of Rav Yosef MiTrani (Mahait), Rav Moshe was born in Salonika,...

The Alter of Kelm zt”l, On His Yahrtzeit, Today, 8 Av

HaRav Yeruchom Levovitz, the famous mashgiach of Mir in Europe, wrote: "To me it is obvious that anyone who entered the Talmud Torah...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 1 Iyar

Reb Abba Shaul, one of the Talmudic sages Rav Yaakov Beirav, born neat Toledo, in Spain. After serving as a rabbinical leader in Fez, Morocco,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 9 Adar

Rav Mordechai Meisel, the parnes of Prague, a great Jewish philanthropist who saved many Jewish lives in pogroms (1601). Rav Shlomo Zalman of Volozhin, brother...

Today’s History & Yahrtzeits – 2 Sivan

-Rav Ovadia Bartenura (1445 -1500 ). He lived in Italy in the second half of the 15th century and eventually moved to Yerushalayim. He...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 14-15-16 Tishrei

Yahrtzeits - 14 Tishrei Rav Shalom Shachna of Prohovitch, son of Rav Avraham HaMalach and father of the RuzhinerRebbe (1760-1802). He authored a sefer called...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 27 Elul

Rav Moshe Segal of Lvov, known as Rosh Hagolah Umanhig Hamedinah (1719). Rav Yitzchak Chiyus, Rav in Skolya (1726). Author of of the Mishnah commentary,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 18 Teves

Rav Huna bar Mar Zutra (the Reish Galusa) killed al kiddush Hashem, along with Rav Mesharshiya bar Pekod (470) Rav Tzvi Elimelech Shapira of Dinov...

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 the Chassidus...