Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 2 Iyar

Rav Kalman Vermaiza of Lvov (1560). One of the first marbitzei Torah in Poland. Rav Nosson Shapiro (1570), author of She'arim eshaarei Dura. Rav Shmuel Shmelke...

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By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz On Pesach, we celebrated the birth of our nation, the moments when we stood together to become amo Yisroel, His...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 1 Iyar

Reb Abba Shaul, one of the Talmudic sages Rav Yaakov Beirav, born neat Toledo, in Spain. After serving as a rabbinical leader in Fez, Morocco,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 30 Nissan

Rabbeinu Yosef Halevi ibn Migash (Rimigash), talmid of the Rif (1077-1141). As head of the famous academy of Lucena, Spain, R' Yosef taught numerous...

Today in History – 28-29 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 Yahrtzeits 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 (ben Moshe) Greenwald, the Tzelemer Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 18 Nissan

Rav Meir Halevi Abulafia, the Yad Rama, 1244. Rav Meir Berlin, later Hebraized to Meir Bar-Ilan (1880-1949). Born in Volozhin, Lithuania, he joined the Mizrachi...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 17 Nissan

Rav Avraham Reuven Hakohen Katz of Prague (1673), author of Yalkut Reuveni, a collection of kabbalistic material, arranged according to the verses in the...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 14-16 Nissan

Yahrtzeits - 14 Nissan -Rav Asher Yeshaya of Ropshitz (1845), the main rebbi of Rav Yechezkel Shraga Halberstam, the Shinover Rav. -Rav Avraham Yaffen, Rosh Yeshivas Novardok...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 11 Nissan

  Rav Moshe ben Nachman, the Ramban, (1194-1270). Born in Gerona, he remained there most of his life. He was a student of the Ramah(Rabbeinu...