Maran Rav Shach zt”l, On His Tenth Yahrtzeit: Altz L’Sheim Shomayim

He was the Rabbon Shel Yisroel, Maran Rav ElazarĀ  Menachem Man Shach zt"l. Today isĀ his tenth yahrtzeit. Rav Shlomo Lorencz, an emissary of numerous...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 9 Nissan

Rav Yosef Yozfe Norlingen (1637), author of Yosef Ometz. Rav Yaakov Tzvi Yalish (Yolles) of Dinov, the Melo Haro'im {Malei Roim} (1778-1825). He was born...

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 Lelov, his...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 3 Cheshvan

Rav Yisrael of Ruzhin (1797-1850). Born to Reb Shalom, the Rebbe of Prohibisht (who was a son of Reb Avraham HaMalach, the son of...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 5 Kislev

Rav Shmuel Eliezer HaLevi Eidels, the Maharsha (1631 or 1636); born in Krakow in 1555. His father, Rav Yehuda, was an eminent talmid chacham...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 21-22 Tishrei

Yahrtzeits - 21 Tishrei Rav Yaakov Yosef HaKohen of Polnayah, author of Toldos Yaakov Yosef (1710-1784). He was the foremost disciple of the Baal...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History, 18 Elul

Rav Yehuda Loew, the Maharal (1525-1609). Born in Posen, Poland, on the night of the Pesach Seder, to a distinguished family of rabbis that...

Today’s Yahrtzeits – 26 Shevat

Rav Dovid Halevi Segal, author of Turei Zahav (the Taz) (1586-1667), son-in-law of the Bach. Born in Cracow. Unofficial Rabbi of Posen...

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...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 2 Cheshvan

Rav Baruch Hager, the Seret-Viznitz Rebbe, the Makor Baruch (1895-1963). Born to Rav Yisrael of Vizhnitz...