Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 18 Sivan

Rav Avraham Hakohen Rappaport Shrentzel, Rosh Yeshivas Chevron (1584-1651). As a youth, he learned under Rav Meshulam Feivush, the Rav of Cracow. He married...

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 – 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 and History – 11-12 Sivan

Rav Shmuel Rosenberg of Unsdorf, author of Be'er Shmuel (1919). Son of Rav Yisrael Yona Zvi, Rav of Tisa-Ferred. At the age of 16,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 5-6-7 Sivan

Yahrtzeits - 5 Sivan Rav Ze'ev Wolf of Zhitomer, the Ohr Hameir (1797) -Rav Chaim Yaakov Safran, Kamorna Admor -Rav Eliyahu of Ziditchov (1875) -Rav Uri Shraga Kellerman,...

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 – 3 Sivan

Rav Yosef Irgas, Italian Kabbalist, author of Divrei Yosef, and Shomer Emunim, 1730. Rav Yaakov Shimshon of Shpitivka (1801). He was a disciple of the...

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 – 28 Iyar

Rav Shimshon Aaron Polansky, the Teplik Rav (1876-1948). Rav of Midovia in Ukraine's Kiev district at age 20. Five years later, he became Rav...

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...