Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 29 Shevat

-Rav Eliyahu Habachur Halevi, "the Ba'al Hatishbi," famous Hebrew grammarian (1549). -Rav Yitzchak Yerucham Diskin (1839-1925), born in Valkovisk, Russia, the son of Rav Yehoshua...

Today’s Yahrtzeits – 28 Shevat

-Rav Alexander Sender of Zholkov, (~1660-1737). He was the son of Rav Ephraim Zalman Shor, Magid of Lvov, and was orphaned as an infant....

Today’s Yahrtzeits – 26-27 Shevat

Yahrtzeits - 26 Shvat -Rav Dovid Halevi Segal, author of Turei Zahav (the Taz) (1586-1667), son-in-law of the Bach. Born in Cracow. Unofficial Rabbi of...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 25 Shevat

-Rav Yisrael Lipkin Salanter (1810-1883), founder and spiritual father of the Mussar movement. Born in Zager (near Kovno), Lithuania, to Rav Ze'ev Wolf Lipkin,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 24 Shevat

-Rav Shaul Halevi Mortorah (Mortira), Av Beis Din of Amsterdam, author of Givat Shaul (1660) -Rav Avraham Yechiel of Halberstadt, author of Nezer Hakodesh (1730) -Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 23 Shevat

-Rav Aharon ben Chaim Avraham HaKohen Perachia (1627-1697). He was a wealthy man and was appointed chief rabbi of Salonika in 1688. He authored...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 22 Shevat

-Rav Menachem Mendel of Kotzk (1787-1859). Born in Goray, near Lublin, Poland, Rav Menachem Mendel received a thorough Torah education from his father, Leibush...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 21 Shevat

-Rav Moshe Galante II of Yerushalayim (1620-1689), son of Rav Yehonasan, who was the son of Rav Moshe Galante the elder (1540-1614) who studied...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 19-20 Shevat

Yahrtzeits - 19 Shevat           -Rav Binyamin Zev Shapiro of Prague (1718) -Rav Yitzchak Baruch Sofer, father of the Kaf Hachaim (1905) -Rav Shmuel Weinberg of Slonim, the...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 18 Shevat

-Rav Yaakov Margulies, Av Beis Din Nuremberg (1492) . Author of Seder Haget V'hachalitza, which is quoted extensively by the Rema. His son, Rav...