Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 18 Sivan

Rav Avraham Hakohen Rappaport Shrentzel, Rosh Yeshivas Chevron (1584-1651). As a youth, he learned under Rav Meshulam Feivush, the Rav of Cracow....

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 19 Kislev

Rav Dov Ber, the Maggid of Mezritch (1704-1772). Born in Lukatch to Reb Avraham, he was descended from Rav Hai Gaon and Rav Yochanan...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 15 Adar, Shushan Purim

Rav Zvi Hirsch Kaidanover of Vilna and Frankfurt, author of Kav Hayashar (1712) Rav Yosef Leifer (ben Yisachar Bertchi) of Pittsburgh, the Tzidkas Yosef (1891-1966)....

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 4 Elul

Rav Aryeh Leib Teumim, the author of "Gur Aryeh" (1831) Rav Yeshaya of Przedborz (1756-1831). Born in Lask, near Lodz, he was descended from a...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 4 Tammuz

Rav Yaakov ben Meir (Rabbeinu Tam). The most famous of Rav Meir ben Shmuel's sons, one of Rashi's grandsons. He studied under his father...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 23-24 Nissan

Yahrtzeits - 23 Nissan -Rav Moshe ben Yosef MiTrani, the Mabit (1505-1585). Son of Rav Yosef MiTrani (Mahait), Rav Moshe was born in Salonika, Greece....

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 22-23 Sivan

Yahrtzeits - Friday, 22 Sivan Rav Isamar Rosenbaum, Nadvorna Rebbe (1973). Son of Rav Meir of Kretchnif, a descendent of the Premishlaner dynasty, Rav...

Today’s Yahrzteits & History – 21 Teves

Birthdate and yahrtzeit of Shimon ben Yaakov Avinu (1567 BCE) Rav Shlomo, Rav of Vilna at the time of the Vilna Gaon (1791) Rav Eliyahu Eliezer...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 4 Iyar

Rav Yosef Dov (Yoshe Ber) Soloveitchik of Brisk, the Beis Halevi, father of Rav Chaim Solevetchik. Yosef Dov (1820-1892)...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 18 Iyar

Lag Ba'omer, yahrtzeit of Rav Shimon bar Yochai, author of the Holy Zohar, and a disciple of Rabbi Akiva. After Rabbi ...