Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 17 Sivan

Rav Tzvi Hirsh Broide, Rosh Yeshivas Kelm. His wife was Rebbetzin Nechamah Leba Broide, the daughter of the...

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,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 9 Sivan

Rav Moshe Rivkes, author of Beer Hagolah on Shulchan Aruch (1672 or 1684). He was one of four great tzadikim of Vilna who lived...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 10 Shevat

Rav Meir ben Yitzchak Katzenellenbogen, the Maharam Padua (1482-1565). Born in Ellenbogen , Germany , founder of the Katzenellenbogen family. After studying in Prague...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 18 Shevat

Rav Yaakov Margulies, Av Beis Din Nuremberg (1492) Author of Seder Haget V'hachalitza, which is quoted extensively by the Rema. His son, Rav Isaac, was...

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...

Todays Yahrtzeits & History – 6-7 Tammuz

Yahrtzeits, Friday, 6 Tammuz Rav Yisrael Yaakov Algazi, grandson of Rav Shlomo Algazi, author of Yavin Shemua. He served the Sephardic community of Yerushalayim, replacing...

Rav Aryeh Leib Bakst zt”l, On His Tenth Yahrtzeit, Today, 14 Teves

Today in the tenth yahrtzeit of Rav Aryeh Leib Bakst zt"l, one of the Torah greats of America from the last generation who for over fifty...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 19 Shevat

Rav Binyamin Zev Shapiro of Prague (1718) Rav Yitzchak Baruch Sofer, father of the Kaf Hachaim (1905) Rav Shmuel Weinberg of Slonim, the Divrei Shmuel (1916)....