Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 12 Iyar

Rav Zorach Eideles of Prague (1755) Rav Masoud Abuchatzeira, father of the Baba Sali (1835-1908). Born in Taflilat, Morocco, hesucceeded his father, the Abir Yaakov,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 10 Iyar

Eli Hakohen and his sons Chofni and Pinchas. The Bnei Yisrael were defeated by the Plishtim, 30,000 soldiers were slaughtered, the Aron Kodesh was...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 9 Iyar

Rav Avigdor Kara, Rav of Prague and author of Hahanek Hakaneh Hagadol (1439) Rav Yitzchak Bernays (Barneis) (1792-1849). Born in Mainz, Germany, Reb Yitzchak learned...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 8 Iyar

Rav Yerachmiel Rabinowitz of Peshischa (1831) Rav Moshe Mordechai Twersky of Trisk (1943) Rav Raphael Binyamin Levine, son of Rav Aryeh Levine. Rav Refael studied in...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 3 Iyar

Choni Hama'agal (see see Menachos 94b, Rashi). Rav Aryeh Leib Tzintz of Plotzk, the Maharal Tzintz (1833). Author of Get Mekushar, Maayanei Hachachma on Bava Metzia,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 2 Iyar

Rav Kalman Vermaiza of Lvov (1560). One of the first marbitzei Torah in Poland. Rav Nosson Shapiro (1570), author of She'arim eshaarei Dura. Rav Shmuel Shmelke...

Today in History – 2 Sivan

Rav Ovadia Bartenura (1445 -1500 ). He lived in Italy in the second half of the 15th century and eventually moved to Yerushalayim. He...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 27 Nissan

Rav Asher Margulies, a Yerushalmi mekubal, author of Kumi V'Roni Rav Yehuda Kahana, the Kuntres Hasefeikos (1819) Rav Levi Yitzchak (ben Moshe) Greenwald, the Tzelemer Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 28 Nissan

Rav Shabsai Sheftl Horowitz II (1590-1660). The son of the Shelah Hakodesh, Reb Shabsai studied under his father ...