Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 2 Adar

Rav Meir Paprish, the Ohr Tzadikim (1624-1662). At the young age of 13, Reb Meir began learning Kabbalah as a student of Rav Yaakov...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 1 Adar

Rav Avraham Ibn Ezra (1089-1164). He was born in Tudela during the height of Spain's Golden Age. There, he established a close friendship with...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 30 Shevat

Rav Moshe of Zaloshin, author of Mishpat Tzedek, Tikkun Shabbos, and Geulas Yisrael (1788-1831). In 1815, he was appointed leader of the chassidic community...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 28 Shevat

Rav Alexander Sender of Zholkov (~1660-1737). He was the son of Rav Ephraim Zalman Shor, Magid of Lvov, and was orphaned as an infant....

Today’s Yahrtzeits – 27 Shevat

Rav Elazar Rokeach (1758-1837). Born in Stanislow, Poland, he was the son of R' Arye Leib and a grandson of the baal Ateres Poz...

Today’s Yahrtzeits – 26 Shevat

Rav Dovid Halevi Segal, author of Turei Zahav (the Taz) (1586-1667), son-in-law of the Bach. Born in Cracow. Unofficial Rabbi of Posen 1619-~1640. Headed...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 25 Shevat

Rav Yisrael Lipkin Salanter (1810-1883), founder and spiritual father of the Mussar movement. Born in Zager (near Kovno), Lithuania, to Rav Ze'ev Wolf Lipkin,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 24 Shevat

Rav Shaul Halevi Mortorah, Av Beis Din of Amsterdam, author of Givat Shaul (1660) Rav Avraham Yechiel of Halberstadt, author of Nezer Hakodesh (1730) Rav Shlomo...

Today’s Yahrtzeit and 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 and 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 with...