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 Akiva...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 18 Adar

Rav Alexander Ziskind, born in Brzhen, but lived most of his life in Horodna (Grodno, Belarus), Lithuania, the product of the teaching of Rav...

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...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 14 Iyar

Rav Meir Baal Haness (121 CE). A descendant of proselytes, av Meir was a talmid of Rebbi Akiva, Rabbi Yishmael, and Elisha ben...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 10-11 Elul

Yahrtzeits, Friday, 10 Elul Rav Yitzchak Friedman, the first Rebbe of Bohush (1834-1896). The eldest grandchild of the Ruzhiner, Reb Yitzchak was only...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 15 Iyar

-Rav Chaim Meir Yechiel Shapira of Mogelnitz (or Moglonitza) (1849). He was raised and taught by his maternal grandfather, the Koznitzer Maggid....

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 19 Tammuz

Rav Yitzchak Eizik Halevi Herzog ztl, Chief Rabbi of Ireland and later Palestine (1888-1959). His father, Rav Yoel Leib Herzog (1865-1933) was Chief Rabbi...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 11-12 Nissan

Yahrtzeits, Friday, 11 Nissan Rav Moshe ben Nachman, the Ramban, (1194-1270). Born in Gerona, he remained there most of his life. He was a...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 3 Sivan

-Rav Yosef Irgas, Italian Kabbalist, author of Divrei Yosef, and Shomer Emunim, 1730. -Rav Yaakov Shimshon of Shpitivka (1801). He was a disciple of the...

Audio: Rav Gifter zt”l, The Spokesman of Torah Jewry

Tomorrow is the yahrtzeit of the unforgettable Telshe rosh yeshiva, Rav Mordechai Gifter zt"l. We present two drashos of Rav Gifter, who was...