Today’s Yahrtzeits – 26 Shevat

Rav Dovid Halevi Segal, author of Turei Zahav (the Taz) (1586-1667), son-in-law of the Bach. Born in Cracow. Unofficial Rabbi...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 25-26 Sivan

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),...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 11 Siavn

Rav Shmuel Rosenberg of Unsdorf, author of Be'er Shmuel (1919). Son of Rav Yisrael Yona Zvi, Rav of Tisa-Ferred. At the age of 16,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 8 Sivan

Rav Moshe Blau, Agudas Yisrael activist and a 6th generation of the Old Yishuv. He was the editor of Agudah's local weekly, Kol Yisrael,...

What Did Shlomo Do On His Last Day On Earth?

By Rabbi Chaim Dalfin It was an ordinary Brooklyn fall day, Thursday, October 20, 1994 when Rabbi Yosef Wineberg (a grandson of the Slonimer Rebbe...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 14-15-16 Tishrei

Yahrtzeits - 14 Tishrei Rav Shalom Shachna of Prohovitch, son of Rav Avraham HaMalach and father of the RuzhinerRebbe (1760-1802). He authored a sefer called...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 11 Teves

Rav Moshe of Ostraha, author of Arugas Habosem (1784). Rav Shlomo Eiger, Rav of Posen, author of Gilyon Maharsha, son of Rav Akiva Eiger. (1851) Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 15 Elul

Rav Chanoch Henach Eiges of Vilna, author of Marcheshes. Learned under Rav Alexander Moshe Lapidus at his Kollel in Rassein. Rav Yaakov Koppel Chassid, the...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 13-14 Tammuz

Yahrtzeits, Friday, 13 Tammuz Rav Moshe Rivkash (Rivka's), author of Be'er Hagolah on Shulchan Aruch (1684). He was one of four great tzadikim of...

Rav Avrohom Yaakov Hakohen Pam zt”l, On His Eleventh Yahrtzeit, Today

By Rabbi Nosson Scherman Some years ago, a highly regarded family was sitting shivah. One of those sitting was an elderly Reform rabbi, who...