Rav Elya Lopian zt”l, On His 40th Yahrtzeit, Today, 20 Elul

Rav Eliyohu Lopian zt"l (1872-1970) was among the most prominent leaders of the Mussar movement. As a disciple of the Kelm Talmud Torah method,...

The Ben Ish Chai, On His 103rd Yahrtzeit, Today, 13 Elul

It is perhaps to our benefit that many of Chacham Yoseif Chaim's works contain a photograph, taken in his twenty-sixth year. This was the...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 5 Elul

Rav Dovid Zvi Shlomo Biederman, known as Reb Dovid'l (1844-1918), leader of Chassidic community of Yerushalayim. Born in...

‘The Last Lion’: The Satmar Rov, Rav Yoel Teitelbaum zt”l, On His 30th Yahrtzeit

Remembrances of a talmid, as told to Rabbi Nisson Wolpin The Satmar Rav, a direct descendant of both the famed Yismach Moshe and the Chavas...

On Rav Boruch Ber’s Yahrtzeit, Today: Interview With Rav Yitzchok Scheiner

The following interview with Rav Yitzchok Scheiner, rosh yeshiva of the Kamenitzer Yeshiva of Yerushalayim, is presented here today, on the ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 25 Cheshvan

Rav Avraham, brother of the Vilna Gaon, author of Maalos Hatorah (1807) Rav Mordechai Rokeach, Rav of Bilgoria (Bilgoraya) (1949). The 4th Admor of Belz,...

Rav Shalom Mordechai Hacohen Schwadron zt”l, The Maharsham, On His 100th Yahrtzeit, Today

Rav Shalom Mordechai Hacohen Schwadron was born in 1835 (5595) and passed away in Berzhan in 1911 (5671). He was among the greatest and...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 14-15 Cheshvan

Yahrtzeits, Friday, 14 Cheshvan Rav Yehuda Lowy, grandfather of the Maharal (1539) Rav Leib Baal HaYisurim in Tzefas (1836) Rav Aharon Weiss of Benedkwits (1851-1932). At the...

Rav Yitzchok Hutner zt”l, On His Yahrtzeit, Tomorrow

Over three decades after his petiroh, Rav Yitzchok Hutner's Torah is as eagerly sought as ever. The volumes of his Pachad Yitzchok are treasured...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 8 Kislev

Rav Moshe, author of Mahadura Basra, printed at the back of Gemara (1668) Rav Eliyahu ben Yehuda Kovo (1630-1688). The son-in-law of Rav Moshe Chaim,...