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 – 5 Nissan

-Rav Avraham Yehoshua Heshel of Apt, the Ohev Yisrael (1755-1825). He learned under Rav Elimelech of Lizhensk and Rav Yechiel Michel of Zlotchov. In...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 19 Shevat

Rav Binyamin Zev Shapiro of Prague (1718) Rav Yitzchak Baruch Sofer, father of the Kaf Hachaim (1905) Rav Shmuel Weinberg of Slonim, the Divrei Shmuel (1916)....

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 22 Sivan

Rav Isamar Rosenbaum, Nadvorna Rebbe (1973). Son of Rav Meir of Kretchnif, a descendent of the Premishlaner dynasty, Rav Isamar was appointed...

Rav Yisroel Zev Gustman zt”l, On His 23rd Yahrtzeit, Today, 28 Sivan

Rav Yisroel Zev Gustman was born in Tammuz of 1908 in the town of Skolka near...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 11 Kislev

Rav Yehoshua Katz, Rav in Krakow (1734) Rav Yaakov Yitzchak Halevi of Pressburg, author of Imrei Ravrevei (1762). Rav Simcha Ashkenazi of Dessau (1785) Rav Yechiel...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 22 Teves

Rav Shmuel Heller, Azhenazi Rav of Tsefas for 40 years (1884). On the 24th of Teves in 1837, he was discovered buried up...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 21 Av

Rav Chaim Soloveitchik of Volozhin and Brisk (1853-1918). Son of the Beis Halevi, Rav Yosef Dov Soloveitchik, Rav Chaim was born in Volozhin, but...

Today’s Yahrtzeits – 3 Tishrei

Rav Naftali Trop, Rosh Yeshiva Radin (1871-1930). Born in Grodno, he studied with his father, Rav Moshe Trop, who was Rosh Yeshiva of a...