Rav Elya Lopian zt”l, On His 39th Yahrtzeit, Today, 20 Elul

Rav Eliyohu Lopian zt"l (1872-1970) was among the most prominent leaders of the Mussar movement. As a disciple of the Kelm Talmud Torah method,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits – 10 Cheshvan

Gad ben Yaakov Avinu (1566 BCE-1441 BCE) Rav Yechiel Michel of Krakow, author of Seder Gittin (1660) Rav Aryeh Leib of Stanislov, author of Nachlas Aryeh...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & 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 Yahrtzeits & History – 26 Teves

Rabbeinu Avraham bar Dovid miPosquires (Ra'avad), author of Hasagos on the Rambam and the Rif Rav Avraham Chaim of Zlotchov, author of Orach LeChaim and...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 15 Adar

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 & History – 17 Nissan

-Rav Avraham Reuven Hakohen Katz of Prague (1673), author of Yalkut Reuveni, a collection of kabbalistic material, arranged according to the verses in the...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 27 Iyar

-Rav Eliezer Ze'ev Rosenbaum of Kretchenif (Kretshnif)(1944). Author of Raza D'Shabbos, and son of Rabbi Meir of Kretshniff. Towards the end of the First...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 19-20 Av

Yahrtzeits, Friday, 19 Av Rav Yaakov Kuli (Culi), author of Me'am Loez (1689 or 1690-1732). He was a grandson and talmid of Rav Moshe...

The Ponevezer Rov zt”l, On His 41st Yahrtzeit, Today, 20 Elul

By Dayan Moshe Swift The Ponevezer Rav was known to the Torah world as a Master Builder. This appreciation, from a hesped deliveredĀ in London by...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 11 Cheshvan

Mesushelach ben Chanoch, grandfather of Noach (3074 BCE - 2105 BCE) Rochel Imeinu (1554 BCE) (according to the Vilna Gaon, she was 36 years old;...