Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 4 Elul

Rav Aryeh Leib Teumim, the author of "Gur Aryeh" (1831) Rav Yeshaya of Przedborz (1756-1831). Born in Lask, near Lodz, he was descended from a...

Today in History – 3 Elul

Rav Moshe Charif of Pressburg (1758) Rav Yissachar Ber of Nadvorna (1848) Rav Meshulam Zusya of Zhinkov, grandson of the Ohev Yisrael of Apta (1864) Rav Avraham...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 2 Elul

Rav Yitzchak Bar Sheshes, the Rivash (1326-1407). Born in Barcelona. The son of Sheshes Perfet, Rav Yitzchak is considered a student of Rav Shlomo...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 29 Av

Rav Shmuel Salant, Rav of Yerushalayim (1816-1909). Born in Bialystok, Russia, his father passed away soon afterwards, and he was sent off to study...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 28 Av

Rav Naftali Tzvi Yehuda Berlin, the Netziv, (1817-1893). He was born in Mir, the son-in-law of Rav Isaac, son of Rav Chaim of Volozhin...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 26 Av

Rav Yehuda Fatiyah (1859-1942), the foremost student of the Ben Ish Chai, who said that he was the reincarnation of the "Noda B'Yehuda." He...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 25 Av

Rav Moshe Hager of Antiniya (1994) Rav Yeshayahu Menachem ben Yitzchak of Cracow, the originator of the Heter Iska (1599) Today in History - 25 Av ·...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 23 Av

Rav Dovid Sutton Dabbah (1885-1949). Born and raised in Aleppo, Syria, he married in 1910, and was asked to...

Today’s Yahrtzeit and History – 24 Av

Rav Aharon of Terbeli, author of Machneh Aharon (1741). Rav Ephraim Zalman Margulies, Rav of Brod, author of Mateh Ephraim, Beis Ephraim, Olelos Ephraim, Shaarei Ephraim...