Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 10 Tammuz

Rav Binyamin Levy of Smyrna (1721) Rav Mordecai of Kremnitz (1813). One of the five sons of the Magid of Zlotchov (Rav Yechiel Michel). One...

Rav Isser Zalman Meltzer zt”l, On His Yahrtzeit, Today

Both Rav Moshe Mordechai Epstein, the Rosh Yeshiva in Slabokda and later in Chevron, and his...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 25 Adar

Rav Gershon (ben Efrayim) Kitover, brother-in-law of the Baal Shem Tov (1696-1761). His father was a Rav ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 23 Cheshvan

Rav Aharon Katzenellenbogen of Brisk, author of Minchas Aharon (1854). Rav Moshe Midner of Slonim-Baranowitz, a grandson of the Yesod Ha'avodah and a talmid of...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 27 Adar

Tzedkiah, last king of Yehuda, died in captivity, in Bavel (561 BCE). Rav Yosef Shaul HaLevi Nathanson (1810-1875 or 1878). Born in ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 12 Iyar

Rav Zorach Eideles of Prague (1755) Rav Masoud Abuchatzeira, father of the Baba Sali (1835-1908). Born in Taflilat, Morocco, hesucceeded his father, the Abir Yaakov,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 8-9 Sivan

Yahrtzeits - 8 Sivan Rav Moshe Blau, Agudas Yisrael activist and a 6th generation of the Old Yishuv. He was the editor of Agudah's local...

Rav Chaim Soloveitchik zt”l, On His Yahrtzeit, Today 21 Av

By Rabbi Chaim Leib Balgley What was it like to grow up in Brisk? What was the nature of the leadership of this city, their...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 25 Adar

Rav Gershon (ben Efrayim) Kitover, brother-in-law of the Baal Shem Tov (1696-1761). His father was a Rav and...

The Maharsha: Rav Shmuel Eliezer Halevi Eidels zt”l, On His Yahrtzeit, Today

In 1492, when King Ferdinand of Spain ordered his Jewish subjects to "convert or get out," one of...