Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 17 Sivan

Rav Tzvi Hirsh Broide, Rosh Yeshivas Kelm. His wife was Rebbetzin Nechamah Leba Broide, the daughter of the Alter of Kelm. He became very...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 16 Sivan

Rav Mordechai Menachem Kalish, of Vorke (1868). A talmid of the Kotzker Rebbe. He passed away at a young age. Rav Shalom Eliezer Halberstam of...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 15 Sivan

Birth, in 1565 BCE, and Yahrtzeit, in 1446 BCE (or 1436 BCE) of Yehuda, son of Yaakov Avinu (Midrash Tadshe). Rav Yitzchak of Posen, the...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 14 Sivan

Rav Chaim of Volozhin (1749-1821). The most prominent student of the Vilna Gaon, Rav Chaim established the Volozhin...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 13 Sivan

Rav Ephraim Hakohen Katz of Vilna, the Shaar Ephraim (1616-1678). Father-in-law of the Chacham Tzvi. In 1678, he accepted the position of Chief Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 11 Sivan

Rav Shmuel Rosenberg of Unsdorf, author of Be'er Shmuel (1919). Son of Rav Yisrael Yona Zvi, Rav of ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 10 Sivan

Rav Eliezer Rokeach of Amsterdam, the Maaseh Rokeach Rav Ezra Harari Raful, mekubal of the Aleppo community Rav Moshe of Rozvadov, son of Rav Eliezer of...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 9 Sivan

Rav Moshe Rivkes, author of Beer Hagolah on Shulchan Aruch (1672 or 1684). He was one of four great tzadikim of Vilna who lived...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 8 Sivan

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

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 4 Sivan

Rav Yeshaya Naftali Hertz of Dinov, author of Hanosen Imrei Shefer (1888). Born approximately 1838 to Rav Dovid Dinov (the...