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 – 13 Kislev

Ravina berei D'rav Huna (499 or 421 CE). Rosh Metivta of Sura. He, together with his teacher, Rav Ashi, collected and commented upon the...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 12 Kislev

Ravina II Bar Shmuel (c. 475), who completed the codification of the Talmud Bavli begun earlier by Rav Ashi. His petirah marks the end...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 11 Kislev

Rav Yehoshua Katz, Rav in Krakow (1734) Rav Yaakov Yitzchak Halevi of Pressburg, author of Imrei Ravrevei (1762). Rav Simcha Ashkenazi of Dessau (1785) Rav Yechiel...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 9 Kislev

Rav Moshe Mordechai Margulios, Rav and Av Beis Din Cracow, author of Chasdei Hashem (1616) Rav Pinchas Menachem Elazar Justman (Yustman) of Piltz, the...

Today’s Yahrtzeit and History – 6 Kislev

Rav Yakov Schick of Karlin, author of Mishkenos Yakov (1844). Rav Menachem Ash, Rav of Ungvar (1869) Rav Mordechai Dovid Teitelbaum of Drohbitch (1919). Rav Eliezer Horowitz...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 5 Kislev

Rav Shmuel Eliezer HaLevi Eidels, the Maharsha (1631 or 1636); born in Krakow in 1555. His father, Rav Yehuda, was an eminent talmid chacham...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 4 Kislev

Rav Eliyahu Kubo, av beis din of Saloniki, author of Aderes Eliyahu and Sheni Hame'oros Hagedolim (~1628-1688). The Kubo family had immigrated to Greece...

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 – 2 Kislev

Rav Akiva Sofer of Pressburg (1878-1959), author of Daas Sofer. Son of Rav Simcha Bunim Sofer (The Shevet ...