Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 29 Kislev

Rav Aharon Shimon Shapiro of Prague (1679) Rav Chizkiya ben Dovid di Silva, author of Pri Chadash on the Shulchan Aruch (1659-1698). Born in Livorna,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits – 28 Kislev

Rav Avraham Ravigo (1714). Born in Modena, Italy, he became highly esteemed as both a supporter of Torah and as a great Torah scholar...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 27 Kislev

Rav Tzvi Hersh Rosanish, author of Tesha Shitos (1804). He was the son of Rav Yissachar Dovrish, Av Beis Din of Podhajce, and grandson...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 26 Kislev

Rav Avraham ben Dovid, Ravad III, also known as the Baal Hasagos (1121-1198). The 3rd of three great Jews named Avraham ben Dovid who...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 25 Kislev

Rav Avraham, son of the Vilna Gaon (1808) Rav Yaakov Ettlinger (1798-1871), son of Rav Aharon, rosh yeshiva of the local mesivta in Karlsruhe, Germany...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 23-24 Kislev

Rav Dovid of Novhardok (1837), author of Galya Maseches Rav Dovid Teveli Shiff, author of Lashon Zahav, and the son of Shlomo Zalman HaKohen Shiff Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 22 Kislev

Rav Eliezer Ashkenazi, author of Ma'asei Hashem (1512-1585). Born in Turkey, he studied with Rav Yosef Taitatzak (1465-1546) in Salonica. He served as a...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 21 Kislev

Shimon ben Yaakov Avinu (1566-1446 B.C.E.) Rav Tzvi Pesach Frank, rav of Yerushalayim (1873-1961). He was born in Lithuania and was a student of Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 20 Kislev

Rav Baruch Hager of Seret-Viznitz, the Imrei Baruch (1892). The son of Rav Menachem Mendel Hager,  Rav Baruch was Rebbe for only eight years,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 19 Kislev

Rav Dov Ber, the Maggid of Mezritch (1704-1772). Born in Lukatch to Reb Avraham, he was descended from Rav Hai Gaon and Rav Yochanan...