Yahrtzeits

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 3 Elul August 18, 2015  12:14 am

Rav Moshe Charif of Pressburg (1758) Rav Yissachar Ber of Nadvorna (1848)

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 2 Elul August 17, 2015  12:02 am

Rav Yitzchak Bar Sheshes, the Rivash (1326-1407). Born in Barcelona. The son of Sheshes Perfet, Rav Yitzchak is considered a student of Rav Shlomo ben Aderes (the Rashba) as he followed

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 1 Elul August 16, 2015  12:07 am

Rav Dovid Hanaggid ben Avrohom ben Rambam (1224 or 1233-1300). Rav David lived in Eretz Yisrael for a number of years then moved back to Egypt where he died. His remains

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 29 Av August 14, 2015  12:03 am

Rav Shmuel Salant, Rav of Yerushalayim (1816-1909). Born in Bialystok, Russia, his father passed away soon afterwards, and he was sent off to study in Salant, Lithuania, where it had already

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 28 Av August 13, 2015  12:18 am

Rav Naftali Tzvi Yehuda Berlin, the Netziv, (1817-1893). He was born in Mir, the son-in-law of Rav Isaac, son of Rav Chaim of Volozhin (1749-1821) he married the granddaughter of Rav Chaim

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 26 Av August 11, 2015  12:20 am

Rav Yehuda Fatiyah (1859-1942), the foremost student of the Ben Ish Chai, who said that he was the reincarnation of the “Noda B’Yehuda.” He said that he had to come back to the earth for although in his last 

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 25 Av August 10, 2015  12:12 am

Rav Moshe Hager of Antiniya (1994) Rav Yeshayahu Menachem ben Yitzchak of Cracow, the originator of the Heter Iska (1599)

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 24 Av August 9, 2015  12:12 am

Rav Aharon of Terbeli, author of Machneh Aharon (1741). Rav Ephraim Zalman Margulies, Rav of Brod, author of Mateh Ephraim, Beis Ephraim, Olelos

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 22-23 Av August 7, 2015  12:11 am

Rav Mordechai ben Hillel, the “Mordechai” (~1230-1298). A descendent of the Ravyah, he was a principle disciple of the Maharam miRottenberg, and a close friend of the Rosh. The Mordechai

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 21 Av August 6, 2015  12:06 am

Rav Chaim Soloveitchik of Volozhin and Brisk (1853-1918). Son of the Beis Halevi, Rav Yosef Dov Soloveitchik, Rav Chaim was born in Volozhin, but moved with his family to Slutzk while still quite

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