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 – 4 Sivan

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

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 1 Sivan

Rav Meir Halevi Horowitz, the Maharam Titkin (1743). Titkin was founded in 1437. In 1522, ten Jews from Grodno, Lithuania, became the first Jews to...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 29 Iyar

Rav Meir of Premishlan (1773), a talmid of the Baal Shem Tov. Today in History - 29 Iyar · Napolean defeated at Waterloo, 1815. · A delegation...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 26 Iyar

Rav Saadyah ben Yosef Gaon (882-942). Born in Fayum (the former name of Cairo), Egypt, he led an all-out war against the Karaites when...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 24 Iyar

Rav Yitzchak Feigenbaum, Rav and Av Beis Din in Warsaw (1911). He was a prominent supporter of the Chovevei Tzion -Rav Binyamin Mendelson, Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 23 Iyar

Rav Moshe of Premishel, author of Mateh Moshe (1606) Rav Chaim Menachem Heschel of Zhinkov (1837-1893). Succeeded his father, Rav Meshulam Zusya, and expanded the Chassidus...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 22 Iyar

Rav Shlomo Eliezer Alfandri, the Maharsha Alfandri (1820-1930). Born in Istanbul, Rav Shlomo Eliezer served as the chief rabbi in Istanbul, Damascus, and subsequently...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 21 Iyar

Rav Yitzchak Eizik Segal, author of Raza Meihemna (1783). Rav Yaakov Yosef Hakohen Rabinowitz (1873-1902). The son of the Chessed L'Avraham of Radomsk, who in turn...