Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 6 Kislev

Rav Yakov Schick of Karlin, author of Mishkenos Yakov (1844). Rav Menachem Ash, Rav of Ungvar (1869) Rav Mordechai Dovid Teitelbaum of Drohbitch (1919). Rav Eliezer Horowitz...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 12 Tammuz

Rabbeinu Yaakov ben Asher, the Baal Haturim (1268-1340), son of the Rosh. When his father fled Germany with his entire family to Spain in...

Hesped Delivered by Rav Shach zt”l On Rav Aharon Kotler zt”l

This is a translation of a hesped delivered by Rav Elazar Schach zt"l upon the passing of Rav Aharon Kotler on 2 Kislev...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 22-23 Av

Rav Mordechai ben Hillel, the "Mordechai" (~1230-1298). A descendent of the Ravyah, he was a principle disciple of the Maharam...

The Chazon Ish zt”l, On His Yahrtzeit, Today, 15 Cheshvan

By Rav Aaron Brafman There is ever so much that one can learn from a close association with great men. Our Chazal tell us that...

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 and History – 26 Nissan

Yehoshua bin Nun - Buried in Timnas Serach in Har Ephraim (1354-1244 BCE) Rav Ephraim (ben Aharon) Navon, the Machaneh Ephraim (1677-1735). Born in...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 3 Tammuz

Rav Yaakov Sapir, author of Even Sapir (A Journey to Yemen), a collection of stories of his travels through...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 3 Av

Rav Shimshon of Astropolia, along with 10,000 Jews of Polana, died al kiddush Hashem, in the Chmielnicki massacres (1648). Rav Shimshon Bachrach of Nicholsburg, son...

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...