The Ponevezer Rov zt”l, On His 40th Yahrtzeit, Today, 20 Elul

By Dayan Moshe Swift The Ponevezer Rav was known to the Torah world as a Master Builder. This appreciation, from a hesped delivered in London...

The Alter of Kelm zt”l, On His Yahrtzeit, Today, 8 Av

HaRav Yeruchom Levovitz, the famous mashgiach of Mir in Europe, wrote: "To me it is obvious that anyone who entered the Talmud Torah in...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 20-21 Tammuz

Yahrtzeits, Friday, 20 Tammuz Rav Nosson Nata (ben Moshe) Hanover (1683). A talmid of the Maharshal, he was the author of Yaven Hametzula and Shaarei...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 25 Sivan

Rav Shimon ben Gamliel, Rav Yishmael ben Elisha Cohen Gadol, Rav Chanina S'gan Cohanim, of the Ten Martyrs...

Rebbetzin Leah Esther Chollak a”h, Upon Her 1st Yahrtzeit

On the second floor behind that special door... The address is the same. The furniture is the same. But the home will never be...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 1 Kislev

Rav Ephraim Alankava, Rav of Telmisan Algeria (on the border with Morocco) and author of Shaar Kevod Shamayim (1441). Rav Trivash of Mantova, Italy (1551). Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 28 Tishrei

Rav Nachman Tzvi HaLevi of Kolomaya, son of Rav Yitzcak, Rav of Kolomaya (1829) Rav Shmuel Landau of Prague, second son of the Noda BeYehuda...

Parsha Partner – Behar-Bechukosai

Bring new meaning to your Shabbos seudah by involving your family and guests in discussions on the weekly parsha. Parsha Partner has...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 10 Teves

Zecharia ben Berachya ben Ido Hanavi (320 or 313 BCE) Malachi Hanavi (320 or 313 BCE). His death ended the era of prophecy. Rav Yehuda Eilenberg,...

The Ben Ish Chai, On His 100th Yahrtzeit, Today, 13 Elul

It is perhaps to our benefit that many of Chacham Yoseif Chaim's works contain a photograph, taken in his twenty-sixth year. This was the...