Yahrtzeits

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 1 Av July 17, 2015  12:03 am

Aharon Hakohen (1395-1272 BCE) [the only yahrtzeit mentioned in the Torah] Elazar ben Aharon Hakohen

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 29 Tammuz July 16, 2015  12:12 am

Rav Yochanan HaSandler Rav Shlomo Yitzchaki (Rashi)(1040-1105). He traced his ancestry through the Tanna’im Rav Yochanan

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Today in History – 28 Tammuz July 15, 2015  12:14 am

Rav Elazar of Lizhensk (1806). He was the oldest son of the Rebbe Reb Elimelech of Lizhensk. He put together his father’s sefer, Noam Elimelech, which contains several letters of Rav Elazar in the back. His

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 27 Tammuz July 14, 2015  12:07 am

Birth and yahrtzeit of Yosef ben Yaakov Avinu (1561-1451 BCE). According to most opinions, however, the actual date was 1 Tammuz.

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 26 Tammuz July 13, 2015  12:08 am

Rav Nachman Bulman (1925-2002). His parents, Reb Meir and Ettel Bulman were Gerrer chasidim who had moved to the Lower East Side from Poland. Reb Meir had lost his first wife in childbirth and his

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 25 Tammuz July 12, 2015  12:11 am

Rav Yosef Yitzchak Rottenberg, head of Belgian community Rav Aharon Berachia ben Moshe of Modina (1639). A student of the Rema. He was the author of

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 23-24 Tammuz July 10, 2015  12:14 am

Rav Moshe Cordovero (Remak) (1522-1570).  The Remak was the son of Rav Yaakov, one of the exiles from Cardova, Spain. He studied under the great kabbalists Rav Shlomo HaLevi Alkabetz (who

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 22 Tammuz July 9, 2015  12:08 am

Rav Shmuel ben Yoel ibn Shuiv, Rav in the Aragonese community of Salonica (1528). His father, who was born in Spain

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 21 Tammuz July 8, 2015  12:08 am

Rav Shlomo of Chelm (1717-1781). Born in Zamosc, he became Rav of Chelm and Lvov (Lemberg). author of Merkevet

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 20 Tammuz July 7, 2015  12:07 am

Rav Nosson Nata (ben Moshe) Hanover (1683). A talmid of the Maharshal, he was the author of Yaven Hametzula and

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