Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 16 Iyar

Rav Meir ben Gedaliah of Lublin, author of Maharam on Shas, also known as Meir Einai Chachamim. He was invited to the rabbinate of...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 15 Iyar

Rav Chaim Meir Yechiel Shapira of Mogelnitz (or Moglonitza) (1849). He was raised and taught by his maternal grandfather, the Koznitzer Maggid. He married...

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 14 Iyar

Rav Meir Baal Haness (121 CE). A descendant of proselytes, Rav Meir was a talmid of Rebbi Akiva, Rabbi Yishmael, and Elisha ben Avuyah....

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 12-13 Iyar

Rav Zorach Eideles of Prague (1755) Rav Masoud Abuchatzeira, father of the Baba Sali (1835-1908). Born in Taflilat, Morocco, he succeeded his father, the Abir Yaakov,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 5-6 Iyar

Rav Moshe Zorach Eidelitz of Prague, author of Ohr La'yeshorim, Berurei Hamiddos, and Meleches Machsheves, and Ohr LaYeshraim (1780). Orphaned as a youth and...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 2 Iyar

Rav Kalman Vermaiza of Lvov (1560). One of the first marbitzei Torah in Poland. Rav Nosson Shapiro (1570), author of She'arim eshaarei Dura. Rav Shmuel Shmelke...

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By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz On Pesach, we celebrated the birth of our nation, the moments when we stood together to become amo Yisroel, His...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and 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,...