The Skulener Rebbe, Rav Eliezer Zusiah Portugal zt”l, On His Yahrtzeit, Today, 29 Av

Although over two decades have passed since the petirah of the Skulener Rebbe, Rav Eliezer Zusiah Portugal zt"l, the incredible impact that he had...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 26 Iyar

-Rav Saadyah ben Yosef Gaon (882-942). Born in Fayum (the former name of Cairo), Egypt, he led an all-out war against the Karaites when...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 16 Shevat

Rav Dovid of Kolomai, a talmid of the Baal Shem Tov (1732) Rav Yona Navon, Rav of Yerushalayim (1713-1760). Appointed Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivat...

Rav Aharon Kotler zt”l, On His 48th Yahrtzeit, Today

By Rabbi Shaul Kagan Rav Aharon Kotler was born in Sislovitz, White Russia, in 5652 (1891) and passed away in New York City, on 2...

Today’s Yahrtzeits – 11 Cheshvan

Metushelach ben Chanoch, grandfather of Noach (3074 BCE - 2105 BCE) Rachel Imeinu (1554 BCE) (according to the Vilna Gaon, she was 36...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 13 Teves

Rav Moshe ben Dovid Biderman, the Lelover Rebbe (1776-1850 or 1851). Born in abject poverty, he married Rachel Rivka, a daughter of the Yid...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 26 Cheshvan

Rav Shlomo Segal, Av Beis Din Polna'ah and Lvov, he authored MiBeis Levi (1638) Rav Raphael Hoken of Hamburg (1723-1803). Born in Liphland to...

Rav Shraga Feivel Mendlowitz zt”l, On His Yahrtzeit, Today, 3 Elul

Rav Shraga Feivel Mendlowitz zt"l was born in the town of Willig in Hungary in 1886 into a family of Sanzer chassidim. At a...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 30 Tishrei

Rav Tzvi Hirsh Chayos, the Maharatz Chayos (Chiyus), Rav of Zolkov (1805-1855). Born in Brody to Rav Meir Chiyus. He was a descendent of Rav...

Audio: Rav Gifter: “Diversity in Orthodoxy” & the Greatness of Maran Rav Shach

In honor of Rav Mordechai Gifter's yahrtzeit tomorrow, we present one of his classic drashos, titled "Diversity in Orthodoxy." Noteworthy is Rav Gifter's...