Yahrtzeits

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 8 Tammuz June 25, 2015  12:20 am

Rav Meir Horowitz of Dzikov (Tarnobrzeg), author of Imrei Noam, grandson of Rav Naftali, the Ropshitzer Rov. One of his sons, R’  Tuvia Horowitz, was Rav of Majdan. Another son, Ravi Aharon

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 7 Tammuz June 24, 2015  12:03 am

Rav Pinchas Halevi Horowitz of Nikelsburg (1730-1805), Rav of Frankfurt, the Baal Hafla’ah. His  father was the Rav of

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 6 Tammuz June 23, 2015  12:10 am

Rav Yisrael Yaakov Algazi, grandson of Rav Shlomo Algazi, author of Yavin Shemua. He served the Sephardic community of Yerushalayim, replacing the batei Kehuna and led the Beit El Yeshiva. His sefarim 

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 5 Tammuz June 22, 2015  12:11 am

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 of the Lublin Chassidim after his father’s petria in 1914. In

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 2-3 Tammuz June 19, 2015  12:09 am

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

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 1 Tammuz June 18, 2015  12:09 am

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

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 30 Sivan June 17, 2015  12:08 am

Rav Shlomo Kluger (1783-1869), author of Sefer HaChaim (a commentary on Shulchan Aruch Orach Chaim), and Chochmas Shlomo.

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 28 Sivan June 15, 2015  12:20 am

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 of Teplik in Ukraine’s Podolia’s region. Rav Polansky

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 27 Sivan June 14, 2015  12:03 am

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). He traced his lineage

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 25-26 Sivan June 12, 2015  12:07 am

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), commemorated in the Kinah “Eileh Ezkera” we say on Yom

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