Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 10 Elul

Rav Yitzchak Friedman, the first Rebbe of Bohush (1834-1896). The eldest grandchild of the Ruzhiner, Reb Yitzchak was only a year younger than the...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 9 Elul

Rav Tzadok HaKohen Rabinowitz of Lublin, author of Pri Tzadik, Resisei Layla, and other works (1823-1900). The son of Rav Yaakov HaKohen, Rav of...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 8 Elul

Birthday (1566 BCE) and yahrtzeit (1441 BCE) of Dan ben Yaakov Avinu (Midrash Tadshe) Rav Chisdai ben Shmuel HaKohen Perachia (1678). He was the author...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 6-7 Elul

Rav Moshe Mintz, author of Sha'alos U'teshuvos Maharam Mintz. His teacher was Rav Yaakov Weil, the Mahari Weil, Rav of Augsburg and Erfurt (d....

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 5 Elul

Rav Dovid Zvi Shlomo Biederman, known as Reb Dovid'l (1844-1918), leader of Chassidic community of Yerushalayim. Born in Lelov, his parents were Rav Eliezer...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 4 Elul

Rav Aryeh Leib Teumim, the author of "Gur Aryeh" (1831) Rav Yeshaya of Przedborz (1756-1831). Born in Lask, near Lodz, he was descended from a...

Today in History – 3 Elul

Rav Moshe Charif of Pressburg (1758) Rav Yissachar Ber of Nadvorna (1848) Rav Meshulam Zusya of Zhinkov, grandson of the Ohev Yisrael of Apta (1864) Rav Avraham...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 2 Elul

Rav Yitzchak Bar Sheshes, the Rivash (1326-1407). Born in Barcelona. The son of Sheshes Perfet, Rav Yitzchak is considered a student of Rav Shlomo...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 1 Elul

Rav Dovid Hanaggid ben Avrohom ben Rambam (1224 or 1233-1300). Rav David lived in Eretz Yisrael for a number of years then moved back...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 29-30 Av

Yahrtzeits, Shabbos, 30 Sivan Rav Shlomo Kluger (1783-1869), author of Sefer HaChaim (a commentary on Shulchan Aruch Orach Chaim), and Chochmas Shlomo. Rav Kluger was born...