Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 18 Iyar

-Lag Ba'omer, yahrtzeit of Rav Shimon bar Yochai, author of the Holy Zohar, and a disciple of Rabbi Akiva. After Rabbi Akiva was murdered...

Today’s Yahrtzeit & History – 17 Iyar

-Rav Yechezkel Landau, the Noda Beyehuda (1713-1793). Born in Apta, Poland, learned and served in Brody, serving as Av Beis Din at the age...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 16 Iyar

-Rav Meir ben Gedaliah of Lublin, author of Maharam on Shas, also known as Meir Einai Chachamim. He was invited to the rabbinate of...

Yahrtzeits & History – 14-15 Iyar

Yahrtzeits - 14 Iyar -Rav Meir Baal Haness (121 CE). A descendant of proselytes, av Meir was a talmid of Rebbi Akiva, Rabbi Yishmael, and Elisha...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 13 Iyar

-Rav Masoud bar Yaakov Abuchatzera, the father of the Baba Sali (1908) Today in History - 13 Iyar · The Pope refused to grant permission to...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 12 Iyar

-Rav Yehuda Tzvi Eichenstein of Dolima (1909) Today in History - 12 Iyar · Tel Aviv was ravaged by Arabs and Djemal Pasha announced that it...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 11 Iyar

-Rav Naftali Tzvi of Ropshitz, author of Ayalah Sheluchah and Zera Kodesh, (1760-1827). When R' Naftali decided to join the chassidic movement he chose...

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 & History – 9 Iyar

-Rav Avigdor Kara, Rav of Prague and author of Hahanek Hakaneh Hagadol (1439) -Rav Yitzchak Bernays (1792-1849). Born in Mainz, Germany, Reb Yitzchak learned at...

Today’s Yahrzteits & History – 7-8 Iyar

Yahrtzeits - 7 Iyar -Rav Shlomo Ephraim of Luntchitz, author of Kli Yakar and Ololos Ephraim. Rav Shlomo Ephraim was born in Lunchitz in Poland....