Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 26 Adar


Sarah Schenirer, mother of the Bais Yaakov movement (1888-1935)

Rav Eliezer Lippa, the son of Rav Elimelech of Lizhensk (1813).

Rav Avraham Chaim Brim of Yerushalayim (2002)

Rav Smuel Tzvi Lichtenstein (1929-2009). Born on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, he was a talmid at Torah Vodaas and Beis Midrash Elyon in Monsey. He was Rav in Norfolk , Virginia , before founding Beis Midrash Nachlas Dovid in Fla tbush in 1981, where he stayed for his final 28 years. It was said of him that “his best friends were the Shaagas Aryeh and the Meshech Chahmah.”

Today in History – 26 Adar

· The Pope issued a bill ordering the burning of the Shas, 1244.
· The Jewish community of Newport , R.I. bought land for a burial ground, 1677.
· The Nazis bar Jewish physicians from treating Aryans and vice-versa, 1940.
· Operation Nachshon, Haganah’s first large-scale offensive began, 1948.
· Passing of Reb Eliyahu Chaim Carlebach. Rabbi Citron’s father-in-law, twin brother of singer Shlomo Carlebach and person for whom Aaron Gross ’s son is named (1989)

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