Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 17 Tammuz

-Rav Salman Mutzafi (1900-1975). Born in Baghdad to Rav Tzion Meir, who descended from an illustrious family of Torah scholars who first arrived in...

Rav Elya Boruch Finkel zt”l, On His Third Yahrtzeit, Today, 24 Adar

It is now three years that Rav Elya Boruch Finkel zt"l has not been with us. He was a beloved rebbi and father...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 27 Sivan

Rabbi Chanina ben Tradyon, one of the Asara Harugei Malchus (Shulchan Aruch Orach Chaim 580). Rav Meir Eisenstadt, the Maharam Eish, author of Panim Meiros (1670-1744)....

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 8 Av

Rav Shmuel Shmelke Toibish, Rav of Yas (Jassi), author of Chayei Olam, Milchamos Hashem, and Mitzvas Chalitzah (1865). Rav Yehuda HaLevy of Ragoza, founder of...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 20 Cheshvan

Rav Avraham ben Yitzchak of Narbonne, author of Sefer HaEshkol, father-in-law of the the Raavad, Rav Avraham ben Dovid. Rav Avraham ben Dovid (Ravad II)...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 2-3 Shevat

Asher ben Yaakov Avinu Rav Menachem Mendel Krochmahl of Nikolsburg, the Tzemach Tzedek (~1600-1661). He learned in Krakowat the yeshiva of the Bach, his...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 25 Sivan

-Rav Shimon ben Gamliel, Rav Yishmael ben Elisha Cohen Gadol, Rav Chanina S'gan Cohanim, of the Ten Martyrs killed by the Romans (115 CE),...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 14 Kislev

Reuven ben Yaakov Avinu (1567 BCE-1442 BCE) Rav Menashe ben Yisrael of Amsterdam, author of Nishmas Odom. He was as friend of Rembrandt van...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 19 Tishrei

Rav Aaron, the Sadigerer Rebbe, the Kedushas Aharon. (1913), son Rav Yisrael of Sadiger; father of Reb Mordechai...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 9 Cheshvan

Rabbeinu Asher ben Yechiel, the Rosh (1250-1327). One of the three primary rishonim on whom the Rav Yosef Karo relied for the...