Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 19 Adar

Rav Dovid (ben Tzvi Elimelech) of Dinov (1804-1874). Rav Dovid was the author of Tzemach Dovid and the son of the Bnei Yissoschar. He...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 18 Adar

Rav Alexander Ziskind, born in Brzhen, but lived most of his life in Horodna (Grodno, Belarus), Lithuania, the product of the teaching of Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 17 Adar

Rav Chaim Davidson (1760-1854). Born in Pinchov, he lost his father at an early age. Soon after his bar mitzvah, the Warsaw gevir, Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 12 Adar

Rav Moshe Pardo, founder of Or Hachaim Seminary in Bnei Brak Rav Pinchas (ben Baruch) Hager of Borsha (1869-1941). He was raised not only by...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 10 Adar

Rav Pinchas of Voldova, author of Bris Shalom (1663). Rav Yosef Baruch (ben Klonymos Kalman) Halevi Epstein, the Gutteh Yid of Neustadt (1867). He was the...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 8 Adar

Rav Shmuel Dovid Ungar of Neitra, a descendent of Don Yitzchak Abarbanel. Rav Gershon of Lotzk, a talmid of the Mezritcher Maggid (1788). Rav Aryeh Leib...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 7 Adar

Birthday of Moshe (ben Amram) Rabbeinu and his yahrtzeit (Kiddushin 38a) Rav Shlomo Ephraim of Lunshitz, author of Kli Yakar (1550-1619). After serving...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 6 Adar

Rav Shmuel ben Natronai, one of the Baalei Tosefos, was tortured and martyred (1197). Rav Daniel Prostitz (1759-1846). Rav of Pressburg and colleague of the...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 1 Adar

Rav Avraham Ibn Ezra (1089-1164). He was born in Tudela during the height of Spain's Golden Age. There, he established a close friendship with...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 29 Shevat

Rav Eliyahu Habachur Halevi "the Ba'al Hatishbi," famous Hebrew grammarian (1549). Rav Yitzchak Yerucham Diskin (1839-1925), born in Valkovisk, Russia, the son of Rav Yehoshua Leib...