Rav Moshe Margulies, author of Pnei Moshe on the Yerushalmi (1781)
Rav Moshe of Pshevorsk, author of Ohr Pnei Moshe . (1805)
Rav Mordechai Chaim Kastelantiz of Teveria, known as “Reb Mottel Slonimer” (1953)
Today in History – 12 Teves
· A violent earthquake rocked Eretz Yisrael, seriously damaging the walls of Yerushalayim and Migdal Dovid, 1033.
· The New Duchy of Frankfurt passed a law granting Jews civil rights and privileges equal to other citizens, 1811, following a request by including Meyer Anschel Rothschild.