Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 25 Iyar

Rav Yaakov Loeberbaum of Lisa, author of Chavas Daas, Nesivos Hamishpat, and many other sefarim (1760-1832)....

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 28 Sivan

Rav Shimshon Aaron Polansky, the Teplik Rav (1876-1948). Rav of Midovia in Ukraine's Kiev district at age 20....

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 23 Av

Rav Dovid Sutton Dabbah (1885-1949). Born and raised in Aleppo, Syria, he married in 1910, and was asked to serve as the Rav of...

Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach zt”l, On His 15th Yahrtzeit, Tomorrow, 20 Adar

When Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach, one of the world's foremost poskim and roshei yeshiva, was niftar on 20 Adar, 5755, the local police estimated...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 2 Adar

Rav Meir Paprish, the Ohr Tzadikim (1624-1662). At the young age of 13, Reb Meir began learning Kabbalah as a student of Rav Yaakov...

Today’s Yahrtzeits – 9-10 Tishrei

Yahrtzeits - 9 Tishrei Rebbi Elazar ben Rav Shimon (123 CE) Rav Avraham Saba, author of Tzror Hamor (1519) Rav Avraham Abali ben Chaim HaLevi Gumbiner (1634-1682),...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 11 Adar

Rav Gershon (ben Yitzchak) Ashkenazi (1625-1693). Born in Holtz, Germany, he left home to learn in the yeshiva of Rav ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 11 Iyar

Rav Naftali Tzvi of Ropshitz, author of Ayalah Sheluchah and Zera Kodesh, (1760-1827). When R' Naftali decided to join the...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 26 Teves

Rabbeinu Avraham bar Dovid miPosquires (Ra'avad), author of Hasagos on the Rambam and the Rif Rav Avraham Chaim of Zlotchov, author of Orach LeChaim and...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 20 Shevat

Birth and petirah of Asher ben Yaakov Avinu (1565 BCE) Rav Avraham Abba Freedman (1920-2002). He was sent from Brooklyn to Detroit in 1944 by...