Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 30 Shevat

Rav Moshe of Zaloshin, author of Mishpat Tzedek, Tikkun Shabbos, and Geulas Yisrael (1788-1831). In...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 16 Iyar

Rav Meir ben Gedaliah of Lublin, author of Maharam on Shas, also known as Meir Einai Chachamim. He was invited to the rabbinate of...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 24-25 Teves

Rav Naftali Katz, author of Semichas Chachomim (1660-1719), descendent of the Maharal. Born in Ostracha, Ukraine and died in Istanbul. His father,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 13 Av

Rav Mordechai Banet of Nikolsburg, Hungary, author of Parashas Mordechai (1753-1829) Rav Nosson Nota Shapira, author of Megaleh Amukos and Ranav Ofanim (1585-1633). Eliyahu HaNavi...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 15 Kislev

Reb Yehuda HaNasi, son of Rav Shimon ben Gamliel, and redactor of the Mishna (120-192 CE) Rav Avraham Ibn Ezra (the second), author of Batei...

Today’s History and Yahrtzeits – 26 Tishrei

Rav Aharon of Zhitomer, author of Toldos Aharon (1816). A talmid muvhak of Rav Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev, he succeeded Rav Zev Wolf of...

Rav Chaim Ozer Grodzensky zt”l, On His Yahrtzeit, Today, 5 Av

In his hesped for the Chofetz Chaim, Reb Elchanan Wasserman quoted the Dubner Maggid's hesped for the Vilna Gaon: Our long history is a...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 25 Tishrei

Rav Levi Yitzchak of Berdichev (1740-1810). At the suggestion of his mentor, Reb Smelke of Nikolburg, he traveled ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 4 Kislev

Rav Eliyahu Kubo, av beis din of Saloniki, author of Aderes Eliyahu and Sheni Hame'oros Hagedolim (~1628-1688). The Kubo family had immigrated to Greece...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 12 Elul

Rav Simchah Bunim of Pshischa, author of Kol Simchah, (1767-1827). Rav Simcha Bunim studied in the yeshivos of Mattersdorf and Nikolsburg under...