Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 12 Adar

Rav Moshe Pardo, founder of Or Hachaim Seminary in Bnei Brak Rav Pinchas (ben Baruch) Hager of Borsha (1869-1941). He was raised not only by...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 11 Adar

Rav Gershon (ben Yitzchak) Ashkenazi (1625-1693). Born in Holtz, Germany, he left home to learn in the yeshiva of Rav Yoel Sirkes, the Bach,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 10 Adar

Rav Pinchas of Voldova, author of Bris Shalom (1663). Rav Yosef Baruch (ben Klonymos Kalman) Halevi Epstein, the Gutteh Yid of Neustadt (1867). He was the...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 9 Adar

Rav Mordechai Meisel, the parnes of Prague, a great Jewish philanthropist who saved many Jewish lives in pogroms (1601). Rav Shlomo Zalman of Volozhin, brother...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 8 Adar

Rav Shmuel Dovid Ungar of Neitra, a descendent of Don Yitzchak Abarbanel. Rav Gershon of Lotzk, a talmid of the Mezritcher Maggid (1788). Rav Aryeh Leib...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 7 Adar

Birthday of Moshe (ben Amram) Rabbeinu and his yahrtzeit (Kiddushin 38a) Rav Shlomo Ephraim of Lunshitz, author of Kli Yakar (1550-1619). After serving...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 5-6 Adar

Rav Ze'ev Wolf (Velvele) of Ostracha (also known as Tcharni-Ostraa) (1823). He was a close talmid of Rav Dov Ber (the Maggid) of Mezritch...

Today’s Yahrtzeits – 4 Adar

Rav Achai bar Rav Huna of Rabanan Soverai, 506 CE The body of R. Meir (MaHaRaM) of Rotenburg's was released for burial in 1307, fourteen...

Today’s Yahrtzeits – 3 Adar

Rav Mordechai Yaffe, author of Levush Mordechai, and known as the Baal HaLevushim (1530-1612). Born to the Rav of Prague, he was sent to...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 2 Adar

Rav Meir Paprish, the Ohr Tzadikim (1624-1662). At the young age of 13, Reb Meir began learning Kabbalah as a student of Rav Yaakov...