Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 20 Teves

Rabbeinu Moshe ben Maimon, the Rambam (1135-1204). Born at Cordova, Spain, the Rambam received his rabbinical instruction at the hands of his father, Maimon....

Today’s Yahrtzeit and History – 18 Tammuz

Rav Yehuda Halevi Eidel of Slonim (1805). Born in Zamosc, Galicia, in 1757 or 1759. His most famous work was ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 12 Iyar

-Rav Yehuda Tzvi Eichenstein of Dolima (1909) Today in History - 12 Iyar · Tel Aviv was ravaged by Arabs and Djemal Pasha announced that it...

The Chazon Ish zt”l, On His Yahrtzeit, Tomorrow, 15 Cheshvan

By Rav Aaron Brafman There is ever so much that one can learn from a close association with great men. Our Chazal tell us that one...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 16 Elul

Rav Avraham Landau, the Strikover Rebbe of Bnei Brak (1917-2001). Born in Kinov, in the Ostrovtze region of Poland. His father, Rav...

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 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 & History – 7 Iyar

Rav Shlomo Ephraim of Luntchitz, author of Kli Yakar and Ololos Ephraim (1550-1619). Rav Shlomo Ephraim was born in Lunchitz in Poland. He was...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 19 Sivan

Rav Shmuel Hominer of Yerushalayim, author of Eved HaMelech on the Chumash, and Ikarai Dinim, a summary of the laws of loshon hora with...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 30 Tishrei-1 Cheshvan

Yahrtzeits - 30 Tishrei Rav Tzvi Hirsh Chayos, the Maharatz Chayos (Chiyus), Rav of Zolkov (1805-1855). Born in Brody to Rav Meir Chiyus. He...