Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 6 Tammuz

Rav Yisrael Yaakov Algazi, grandson of Rav Shlomo Algazi, author of Yavin Shemua. He served the Sephardic community of Yerushalayim, replacing the batei Kehuna...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 5 Tammuz

Rav Ezriel Meir of Lublin (1873-1941). Born to Rav Avraham Eiger of Lublin, a descendent of Rav Akiva Eiger. He reluctantly took the reigns...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 4 Tammuz

Rav Yaakov ben Meir (Rabbeinu Tam). The most famous of Rav Meir ben Shmuel's sons, one of Rashi's grandsons. He studied under his father...

Today in History – 2-3 Tammuz

Birth and yahrtzeit of Yosef ben Yaakov Avinu (1561-1451 BCE). Rav Shmuel ben Yechiel of Cologne, killed by Crusaders. -Rav Nachman of Horodenka, one of the...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 1 Tammuz

Rav Klonymos Kalman Halevi Epstein of Cracow, the Maor Vashemesh (1823). One of the most celebrated of the followers of Rabbi Elimelech of Lizhensk,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 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 to Rav Yehuda...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 28 Sivan

Rav Shimshon Aaron Polansky, the Teplik Rav (1876-1948). Rav of Midovia in Ukraine's Kiev district at age 20. Five years later, he became Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 27 Sivan

Rabbi 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)....

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 25-26 Sivan

Rav Shimon ben Gamliel, Rav Yishmael ben Elisha Cohen Gadol, Rav Chanina S'gan Cohanim, of the Ten Martyrs killed by the Romans (115 CE),...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 24 Sivan

Rav Moshe ben Shlomo HaKohen, a German Tosefist (1198) Rav Yisrael Chaim Friedman of Rachov, the Likutei Maharyach, a commentary on the Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chaim...