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Rav Chaim Stein zt”l, On His Yahrtzeit, Today

Wednesday June 25, 2014 12:45 AM

rav-chaim-steinToday is the yahrtzeit of Rav Chaim Stein zt”l, rosh yeshiva of Yeshivas Telshe-Cleveland, who lived a life totally devoted to Torah and the perpetuation of  (more…)

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History - 27 Sivan

Wednesday June 25, 2014 12:13 AM

yahrtzeit-candlesRabbi Chanina ben Tradyon, one of the Asara Harugei Malchus (Shulchan Aruch Orach Chaim 580).

Rav Meir Eisenstadt, the Maharam Eish, author of Panim Meiros (1670-1744). He traced his lineage (more…)

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History - 26 Sivan

Tuesday June 24, 2014 12:09 AM

yahrtzeit-candlesRav Yonasan ben Uziel, student of Hillel.

Rav Yosi ben Kisma (quoted in Pirke Avos 6:9 and Sanhedrin 98a). (more…)

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Today’s Yartzeits and History - 25 Sivan

Monday June 23, 2014 12:06 AM

yahrtzeit-candlesRav Shimon ben Gamliel, Rav Yishmael ben Elisha Cohen Gadol, Rav Chanina S’gan Cohanim, of the Ten Martyrs killed by the Romans (115 CE), commemorated in the Kinah “Eileh Ezkera” we say on Yom

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History - 24 Sivan

Sunday June 22, 2014 12:04 AM

yahrtzeit-candlesRav Moshe ben Shlomo HaKohen, a German Tosefist (1198)

Rav Yisrael Chaim Friedman of Rachov, the Likutei Maharyach, a commentary on the Shulchan (more…)

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Today’s Yahrtzeits & History - 22-23 Sivan

Friday June 20, 2014 12:06 AM

yahrtzeit-candlesYahrtzeits - Friday, 22 Sivan

Rav Isamar Rosenbaum, Nadvorna Rebbe (1973). Son of Rav Meir of Kretchnif, a descendent of the Premishlaner dynasty, (more…)

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History - 21 Sivan

Thursday June 19, 2014 12:06 AM

yahrtzeit-candlesRav Dovid Menachem Munish Babad, the Chavatzeles Hasharon of Tarnopol (1865-1937). Born to Rav Yehoshua Heshel of Podvolotchisk, he married Leah the daughter of Rav Yoel Moshe Segal Landau

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History - 20 Sivan

Wednesday June 18, 2014 12:11 AM

yahrtzeit-candlesRav Tzvi Hirsch of Nadvorna, the Tzemach Hasehm Letzvi (1801)

Rav Haim Mordechai Labaton (1780-1869). The son of Luna and Helfon Labaton, became Chief (more…)

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History - 19 Sivan

Tuesday June 17, 2014 12:20 AM

yahrtzeit-candlesRav Shmuel Hominer of Yerushalayim, author of Eved HaMelech on the Chumash, and Ikarai Dinim, a summary of the laws of loshon hora with analysis (more…)

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History - 18 Sivan

Monday June 16, 2014 12:08 AM

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

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History - 17 Sivan

Sunday June 15, 2014 12:07 AM

yahrtzeit-candlesRav Tzvi Hirsh Broide, Rosh Yeshivas Kelm. His wife was Rebbetzin Nechamah Leba Broide, the daughter of the Alter of Kelm. He became very close to his talmid Yechezkel Levenstein, the future (more…)

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Today’s Yahrtzeits & History - 15-16 Sivan

Friday June 13, 2014 12:09 AM

yahrtzeit-candlesYahrtzeits, Friday, 15 Sivan

Birth, in 1565 BCE, and Yahrtzeit, in 1446 BCE (or 1436 BCE) of Yehuda, son of Yaakov Avinu (Midrash Tadshe). (more…)

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Today’s Yahrtzeits & History - 14 Sivan

Thursday June 12, 2014 12:07 AM

yahrtzeit-candlesRav Chaim of Volozhin (1749-1821). The most prominent student of the Vilna Gaon, Rav Chaim established the Volozhin yeshiva in 1803, which was to become the classic model of Lithuanian yeshiva.

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History - 13 Sivan

Wednesday June 11, 2014 12:01 AM

yahrtzeit-candlesRav Ephraim Hakohen Katz of Vilna, the Shaar Ephraim (1616-1678). Father-in-law of the Chacham Tzvi. In 1678, he accepted the position of Chief Rav of Yerushalayim. Originally from Vilna, he had been (more…)

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History - 12 Sivan

Tuesday June 10, 2014 12:06 AM

yahrtzeit-candlesRav Dovid Pardo of Sarajevo, author of Chasdei Dovid on the Tosefta, and Maskil L’Dovid on Rashi (1710 or 1719-1792). In 1765, he moved from Venice to Bosnia and brought several talmidei (more…)

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History - 11 Sivan

Monday June 9, 2014 12:02 AM

yahrtzeit-candlesRav Shmuel Rosenberg of Unsdorf, author of Be’er Shmuel (1919). Son of Rav Yisrael Yona Zvi, Rav of Tisa-Ferred. At the age of 16, he attended the yeshiva of the Ksav Sofer. He became a Rav in Tchabba (more…)

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History - 10 Sivan

Sunday June 8, 2014 12:05 AM

yahrtzeit-candlesRav Eliezer Rokeach of Amsterdam, the Maaseh Rokeach

Rav Ezra Harari Raful, mekubal of the Aleppo community (more…)

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Today’s Yahrtzeits & History - 8-9 Sivan

Friday June 6, 2014 12:04 AM

yahrtzeit-candlesYahrtzeits - 8 Sivan

Rav Moshe Blau, Agudas Yisrael activist and a 6th generation of the Old Yishuv. He was the editor of Agudah’s local weekly, Kol Yisrael, (more…)

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

Tuesday June 3, 2014 12:06 AM

yahrtzeit-candlesYahrtzeits - 5 Sivan

Rav Ze’ev Wolf of Zhitomer, the Ohr Hameir (1797) (more…)

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History - 4 Sivan

Monday June 2, 2014 12:04 AM

yahrtzeit-candlesRav Yeshaya Naftali Hertz of Dinov, author of Hanosen Imrei Shefer (1888). Born approximately 1838 to Rav Dovid Dinov (the Tzemach Dovid), who was the son of Rav Tzvi Elimelech, the Bnei

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Today’s Yahrtzeits & History - 3 Sivan

Sunday June 1, 2014 12:04 AM

yahrtzeit-candlesRav Yosef Irgas, Italian Kabbalist, author of Divrei Yosef, and Shomer Emunim, 1730.

Rav Yaakov Shimshon of Shpitivka (1801). He was a disciple of the Maggid of Mezhrech and a close (more…)

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Parsha Partner - Naso

Friday May 30, 2014 1:11 AM

parsha-partner-with-link[Download below.] Bring new meaning to your Shabbos seudah by involving your family and guests in discussions on the weekly parsha. Parsha Partner has meaningful divrei Torah and engaging discussion (more…)

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Today’s Yahrtzeits & History - 1-2 Sivan

Friday May 30, 2014 12:03 AM

yahrtzeit-candlesYahrtzeits, Friday, 1 Sivan

Rav Meir Halevi Horowitz, the Maharam Titkin (1743). Titkin was founded in 1437. In 1522, ten Jews (more…)

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History - 29 Iyar

Thursday May 29, 2014 12:05 AM

yahrtzeit-candlesRav Meir of Premishlan (1773), a talmid of the Baal Shem Tov. (more…)

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History - 28 Iyar

Wednesday May 28, 2014 12:04 AM

yahrtzeit-candlesShmuel Hanavi (930-878 BCE)

Rav Yosef Yehuda Reiner, rosh yeshiva in Yeshiva Kol Torah. The yeshiva, located in Bayit Vegan, was founded in 1939 (more…)

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History - 27 Iyar

Tuesday May 27, 2014 12:08 AM

yahrtzeit-candlesRav Eliezer Ze’ev Rosenbaum of Kretchenif (Kretshnif)(1944). Author of Raza D’Shabbos, and son of Rabbi Meir of Kretshniff. Towards the end of the First World War he moved to Sziget. During World War

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Today’s Yahrtzeits & History - 25 Iyar

Sunday May 25, 2014 12:03 AM

yahrtzeit-candlesRav Yaakov Loeberbaum of Lisa, author of Chavas Daas, Nesivos Hamishpat, and many other sefarim (1760-1832). A great-grandson of the Chacham Tzvi, Reb Yaakov lost his father before his (more…)

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