Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 29 Shevat

Rav Eliyahu Habachur Halevi "the Ba'al Hatishbi," famous Hebrew grammarian (1549). Rav Yitzchak Yerucham Diskin (1839-1925), born in Valkovisk, Russia, the sonĀ of Rav Yehoshua Leib...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 29 Teves

Rav Yehoshua Leib Diskin (1818-1898), the Rav of Brisk, Yerushalayim leader, son of Rav Binyamin Diskin, Rav of Volkovisk. He ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 19 Tammuz

Rav Yitzchak Eizik Halevi Herzog ztl, Chief Rabbi of Ireland and later Palestine (1888-1959). His father, Rav Yoel...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 28 Av

Rav Naftali Tzvi Yehuda Berlin, the Netziv, (1817-1893). He was born in Mir, the son-in-law of Rav Isaac, son of Rav Chaim of Volozhin...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 27 Iyar

Rav Eliezer Ze'ev Rosenbaum of Kretchenif (Kretshnif)(1944). Author of Raza D'Shabbos, and son of Rabbi Meir...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 30 Tishrei-1 Cheshvan

Yahrtzeits - 30 Tishrei Rav Tzvi Hirsh Chayos, the Maharatz Chayos (Chiyus), Rav of Zolkov (1805-1855). Born in Brody to Rav Meir Chiyus. He...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 26 Iyar

Rav Saadyah ben Yosef Gaon (882-942). Born in Fayum (the former name of Cairo), Egypt, he led an all-out war against the Karaites when...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 28 Cheshvan

Rabbeinu Yonah (ben Avraham) of Gerondi, France(1200 -1263). The Ramban's mother and Rabbeinu Yonah's father were siblings. Many years later, the Ramban's son, Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 11 Tishrei

Rav Huna berei Mar Zutra (466 CE) Mar bar Rav Ashi (466 CE) Rabbeinu Yitzchak Halevi from Speyer, talmid of Rashi Rav Avraham Abish of Frankfurt (1768) Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 19-20 Cheshvan

Yahrtzeits - 19 Cheshvan Rav Naftali Yitzchak Segal, author of Naftali Seva Ratzon (1555) Rav Yitzchak Avraham Wallerstein of Minsk, brother of the Shaagas Aryeh...