Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 10 Teves

Zecharia ben Berachya ben Ido Hanavi (320 or 313 BCE) Malachi Hanavi (320 or 313 BCE). His death ended the era of prophecy. Rav Yehuda Eilenberg,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 17-18 Shevat

Yahrtzeits - 17 Shevat Rav Chaim Palagi (Palagi), Rav of Izmir (1788-1858). Rav Chaim derived much of his Torah knowledge from ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 26 Adar

Sarah Schneirer, mother of the Bais Yaakov movement (1935) -Rav Eliezer Lippa, the son of Rav Elimelech of Lizhensk (1813). -Rav Avraham Chaim Brim of Yerushalayim...

Today in History – 7 Iyar

Rav Shlomo Ephraim of Luntchitz, author of Kli Yakar and Ololos Ephraim (1550-1619). Rav Shlomo Ephraim...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 21 Sivan

Rav Dovid Menachem Munish Babad, the Chavatzeles Hasharon of Tarnopol (1865-1937). Born to Rav Yehoshua Heshel of Podvolotchisk, he married Leah the daughter of...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 1 Av

Aharon Hakohen (1395-1272 BCE) Elazar ben Aharon Hakohen Rav Eliezer Isserlish, brother of the Rema (1623) Rav Yosef, Rav of Dubna and author of Yesod Yosef...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 16 Elul

Rav Avraham Landau, the Strikover Rebbe of Bnei Brak (1917-2001). Born in Kinov, in the Ostrovtze region of Poland. His father, Rav Yaakov Yitzchak...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 3-4 Cheshvan

Rav Yisrael of Ruzhin (1797-1850). Born to Reb Shalom, the Rebbe of Prohibisht (who was a son of Reb Avraham HaMalach, the son of...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 12 Kislev

Ravina II Bar Shmuel (c. 475), who completed the codification of the Talmud Bavli begun earlier by Rav Ashi. His petirah marks the end...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 19 Teves

Rav Aryeh Leib HaCohen Heller, author of Ketzos Hachoshen, Avnei Miluim, and Shev Shmaatsa (1813) Avraham Shmuel Binyamin Sofer, the Kesav Sofer (1815-1872). Born and...