Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 20-21 Tammuz

Yahrtzeits, Friday, 20 Tammuz Rav Nosson Nata (ben Moshe) Hanover (1683). A talmid of the Maharshal, he was the author of Yaven Hametzula and Shaarei Tzion,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 26-27 Av

Yahrtzeits, Friday, 26 Av Rav Yehuda Fatiyah (1859-1942), the foremost student of the Ben Ish Chai, who said that he was the reincarnation of the...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 29 Elul, 1-2 Tishrei

Yahrtzeits - 29 Elul Rav Yaakov Halevi Lipschitz, author of Zichron Yaakov and secretary of Rav Yitzchak Elchonon Spector (1922). Rav Naftali Hertz, Rav of...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 19 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...

Today’s Yahrtzeits – 28 Kislev

Rav Avraham Ravigo (1714). Born in Modena, Italy, he became highly esteemed as both a supporter of Torah and as a great Torah scholar...

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 rebbi...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 10 Adar I

Rav Pinchas of Voldova, author of Bris Shalom (1663). Rav Yosef Baruch (ben Klonymos Kalman) Halevi Epstein, the Gutteh Yid of Neustadt (1867). He was...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 5-6 Adar

Rav Ze'ev Wolf (Velvele) of Ostracha (also known as Tcharni-Ostraa) (1823). He was a close talmid of Rav Dov Ber (the Maggid) of Mezritch...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 18-19 Nissan

Yahrtzeits, Friday, 18 Nissan Rav Meir Halevi Abulafia, the Yad Rama, 1244. Rav Meir Berlin, later Hebraized to Meir Bar-Ilan (1880-1949). Born in Volozhin, Lithuania,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 25 Iyar

Rav Yaakov Loeberbaum of Lisa, author of Chavas Daas, Nesivos Hamishpat, and many other sefarim (1760-1832). A great-grandson of the Chacham Tzvi,...