The Chofetz Chaim zt”l, On His 81st Yahrtzeit, Today, 24 Elul

By Rabbi Nosson Scherman A little more than one hundred years ago, an unknown author was arranging for the publication of an anonymous work ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & 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 ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 20-21 Tammuz

Yahrtzeits, Friday, 20 Tammuz Rav Nosson Nata (ben Moshe) Hanover (1683). A talmid of the Maharshal, he was the author of Yaven Hametzula and Shaarei Tzion,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 6 Cheshvan

Rav Yehuda Hachosid, founder of the Churva shul in Yerushalayim (1700) Rav Shlomo Dovid Yehoshua Weinberg, the Admor Hatzair of Slonim (1943) Rav Yechiel Menachem of...

Rav Nachman Bulman zt”l, On His Seventh Yahrtzeit, Tomorrow, 26 Tammuz

av Nachman Bulman's parents were Gerrer chassidim who immigrated to America after two other sons had already passed away in Europe. They received a...

Rav Chaim Leib Shmulevitz zt”l, On His Yahrtzeit, Today, 3 Teves

By Eliahu Meir Klugman The scene: The third level lecture in Reb Shimon Shkop's yeshivah in Grodno. Reb Shimon has just tested the students. Before...

Rav Tuvia Goldstein zt”l, On His 10th Yahrtzeit, Today, 15 Iyar

Today is the yahrtzeit of one of the leading poskim of the previous generation, Rav Tuvia Goldstein zt"l, rosh yeshiva of Yeshiva Emek Halocho...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 3-4 Cheshvan

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

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 28 Tishrei

Rav Nachman Tzvi HaLevi of Kolomaya, son of Rav Yitzcak, Rav of Kolomaya (1829) Rav Shmuel Landau of Prague, second son of the Noda BeYehuda...

The Belzer Rebbe, Rav Aharon Rokeach zt”l, Upon His Yahrtzeit, Today, 21 Av

Rav Aharon Rokeach zt"l was the fourth rebbe of the Belzer dynasty. He led the chassidus from 1926 until his passing in 1957. Rav...