Today’s Yahrtzeit and History – 24 Av

Rav Aharon of Terbeli, author of Machneh Aharon (1741). Rav Ephraim Zalman Margulies, Rav of Brod, author of Mateh Ephraim, Beis Ephraim, Olelos Ephraim, Shaarei Ephraim...

Today’s Yahrtzeits – 7 Tishrei

Birthday and Yahrtzeit of Zevulun ben Yaakov Avinu (1450 BCE) Birthday of Dina bas Yaakov (2312) Rav Dovid Oppenheim (1664-1736), born to Rav Avraham Oppenheim in...

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 and History – 7-8 Shevat

Rav Baruch ben Rav Shmuel of Pinsk (1834). In 1830, Rav Yisrael of Shklov, one of the closest of the disciples of the Vilna...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 16 Adar

Rav Shalom Charif (1825). Having learned under Rav Pinchas Halevi Horowitz (the Baal Haflaah) in Frankfurt for many years, Rav Shalom became Rav and...

Today’s Yahrzteits & History – 19 Adar

-Rav Dovid Spira of Dinov (1804-1874). Rav Dovid was the author of Tzemach Dovid and the son of Rav Tzvi Elimelech, the Bnei Yissoschar....

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 10 Iyar

-Eli Hakohen and his sons Chofni and Pinchas. The Bnei Yisrael were defeated by the Plishtim, 30,000 soldiers were slaughtered, the Aron Kodesh was...

Today’s Yahrtzeits – 14 Tammuz

-Rav Yosef Trani, the Maharit (1568-1639). Born in Tzefas, he married to a descendant of Rav Yosef Caro, but fled Tzefas due to plague...

The Steipler Gaon zt”l, On His Yahrtzeit, Today, 23 Av

Rav Yaakov Yisroel Kanievsky, known as The Steipler Gaon, lived from 1899 to 1985, and was from the gedolei Torah of the last century....

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 27 Elul

Rav Moshe Segal of Lvov, known as Rosh Hagolah Umanhig Hamedinah (1719). Rav Yitzchak Chiyus, Rav in Skolya (1726). Author of of the Mishnah commentary,...