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...

Today’s Yahrzteits & History – 16 Shevat

-Rav Dovid of Kolomai, a talmid of the Baal Shem Tov (1732) -Rav Yona Navon, Rav of Yerushalayim (1713-1760). Appointed Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivat Gedulat...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 15 Shevat

-Rav Chaim Mordechai Margulies, author of Shaarei Teshuva (1823) -Rav Gedalya Aharon (son of Rav Yitzchak Yoel) of Linitz, author of Chen Aharon. (1877). -Rav Rafael...

Today’s Yahrtzeits – 14 Shevat

-Rav Yaakov Yehoshua Falk Katz, the Pnei Yehoshua (1680-1756). Born in Cracow, he studied at Lvov (Lemberg), where he became Rav in 1718, succeeding...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 12-13 Shevat

Yahrtzeits - 12 Shevat -Rav Chaim Kapusi (~1540-1631). Born in Algiers, he moved with his family to Egypt in his early years. He...

Today’s History & Yahrtzeits – 11 Shevat

-Rav Dovid Nosan Deutsch, son of R' Yosef Yoel Deutsch, and the second Rav of Kretchenif (1879). He authored Nefesh Dovid on Chumash. Today in...