Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 7 Cheshvan

Rav Yehuda Meir Shapiro of Lublin (1887-1933). His father, Rav Yaakov Shimshon Katz of Shatz, Romania, was a descendent of Rav Pinchas Koretz, a...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 15-16 Teves

Yahrtzeits - 15 Teves The Amora, Mashrisha bar Pekud of Bavel Rav Raphael of Bershed, a talmid of Rav Pinchas of Koritz (1827) Rav Chaim Mordechai Rosenbaum...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 29 Tammuz

Rav Yochanan HaSandler Rav Shlomo Yitzchaki (Rashi)(1040-1105). He traced his ancestry through the Tanna'im Rav Yochanan HaSandlar and Hillel the Elder back to King Dovid....

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 10 Elul

Rav Yitzchak Friedman, the first Rebbe of Bohush (1834-1896). The eldest grandchild of the Ruzhiner, Reb Yitzchak was only a year younger than the...

The Ben Ish Chai, On His 103rd Yahrtzeit, Today, 13 Elul

It is perhaps to our benefit that many of Chacham Yoseif Chaim's works contain a photograph, taken in his twenty-sixth year. This was the...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 5 Elul

Rav Dovid Zvi Shlomo Biederman, known as Reb Dovid'l (1844-1918), leader of Chassidic community of Yerushalayim. Born in...

Rav Elya Lopian zt”l, On His 40th Yahrtzeit, Today, 20 Elul

Rav Eliyohu Lopian zt"l (1872-1970) was among the most prominent leaders of the Mussar movement. As a disciple of the Kelm Talmud Torah method,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 25 Cheshvan

Rav Avraham, brother of the Vilna Gaon, author of Maalos Hatorah (1807) Rav Mordechai Rokeach, Rav of Bilgoria (Bilgoraya) (1949). The 4th Admor of Belz,...

‘The Last Lion’: The Satmar Rov, Rav Yoel Teitelbaum zt”l, On His 30th Yahrtzeit

Remembrances of a talmid, as told to Rabbi Nisson Wolpin The Satmar Rav, a direct descendant of both the famed Yismach Moshe and the Chavas...

On Rav Boruch Ber’s Yahrtzeit, Today: Interview With Rav Yitzchok Scheiner

The following interview with Rav Yitzchok Scheiner, rosh yeshiva of the Kamenitzer Yeshiva of Yerushalayim, is presented here today, on the ...