Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 5 Iyar

Rav Moshe Zorach Eidelitz of Prague, author of Ohr La'yeshorim, Berurei Hamiddos, and Meleches Machsheves, and Ohr LaYeshraim (1780). Orphaned...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 15-16 Sivan

Yahrtzeits, Friday, 15 Sivan Birth, in 1565 BCE, and Yahrtzeit, in 1446 BCE (or 1436 BCE) of Yehuda, son of Yaakov Avinu (Midrash Tadshe). Rav...

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...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 16 Av

Rav Yitzchak Meir Levine, Chairman of the world Agudas Yisrael organization (1893-1971). Born in Ger, he was a member of...

Rav Elya Lopian zt”l, On His 43rd 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 & History – 7-8 Cheshvan

Rav Yehuda Meir Shapiro of Lublin (1887-1933). His father, Rav Yaakov Shimshon Katz of Shatz, Romania, was a descendent of...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 9-10 Kislev

Rav Moshe Mordechai Margulios, Rav and Av Beis Din Cracow, author of Chasdei Hashem (1616) Rav Pinchas Menachem Elazar Justman (Yustman) of Piltz, the...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 16 Teves

Rav Chaim Kreiswirth, Rav and Av Beis Din of Antwerp and son-in-law of Rav Avraham Grodzinski. Rav Chaim was well-known to have...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 27 Adar

Tzedkiah, last king of Yehuda, died in captivity, in Bavel (561 BCE). Rav Yosef Shaul HaLevi Nathanson (1810-1875 or 1878). Born in ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 9 Nissan

Rav Yosef Yozfe Norlingen (1637), author of Yosef Ometz. Rav Yaakov Tzvi Yalish (Yolles) of Dinov, the Melo Haro'im {Malei Roim} (1778-1825). He was born...