Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 6 Iyar

-Rav Levi ben Gershon (Ralbag), commentator on Chumash. Though a distinguished Talmudist, Levi never held a rabbinical office. He earned a livelihood most probably...

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 or 1755). Orphaned as a...

Today’s Yahrtzeits – 4 Iyar

-Rav Yosef Dov (Yoshe Ber) Soloveitchik of Brisk, the Beis Halevi, father of Rav Chaim Solevetchik. Yosef Dov (1820-1892) was born in Nisvizh, near...

Rav Abba Berman zt”l, On His Fourth Yahrtzeit, Today, 3 Iyar

Rav Abba Mordechai Berman zt"l, rosh yeshiva of Yeshivas Iyun HaTalmud, had the merit of learning firsthand from the Torah giants of the previous...

Rabbi Yoseph Breuer: The Rav of Frankfurt, U.S.A., On His 29th Yahrtzeit, Today, 3...

By Dr. Ernst J. Bodenheimer with Rabbi Nosson Scherman As a six-year old child, Rabbi Joseph Breuer saw his grandfather, Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch, for...

Today’s Yahrtzeits – 3 Iyar

-Choni Hama'agal (see Menachos 94b, Rashi).-Rav Aryeh Leib Tzintz of Plotzk, the Maharal Tzintz (1833). Author of Get Mekushar, Maayanei Hachachma on Bava Metzia,...

Today’s History & Yahrtzeits – 2 Iyar

-Rav Shmuel Shmelke Horowitz of Nikolsburg, known as the Rebbe Reb Shmelke (1726-1778). The firstborn son of Rabbi Tzvi Hirsh of Chortkov, Shmuel Shmelke...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 29 Nissan

-Rav Moshe Pallier of Kobrin (1784-1858). A close follower of the Rebbe, Rav Mordechai of Lechovitch and his son, Rav Noach, he became the...

Today’s History & Yahrtzeits – 28 Nissan

-Rav Shabsai Sheftl Horowitz II (1590-1660). The son of the Shelah Hakodesh, Reb Shabsai studied under his father and under Rav Shlomo Ephraim Lunshitz....

Today’s Yahrzteits and History – 27 Nissan

-Rav Asher Margulies, a Yerushalmi mekubal, author of Kumi V'Roni -Rav Yehuda Kahana, the Kuntres Hasefeikos (1819) -Rav Levi Yitzchak Greenwald, the Tzelemer Rav (1980). He...