Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 6 Shevat


flicker_100393Rav Raphael Yom Tov Lipman Halpern of Bialystock, the Oneg Yom Tov (1816-1879)

Rav Chaim Tzvi Teitelbaum of Sighet, the Atzei Chaim (1879-1926), oldest son of Rav Chananya Yom Tov Lipa Teitelbaum, the Kedushas Yom Tov, and brother of Rav Yoel Teitelbaum, the Satmer Rav. He succeeded his father as Rav of Sighet in 1904.

Rav Dovid Yitzchak Rabinowitz, the Skolya Rebbe (1898-1979). Author of Tzemach Dovid.

Today in History – 6 Shevat

· Jews of Majorca were guaranteed protection, 1393. About 20 years later, persecutions were resumed, and 20 years after that, the Jewish community was destroyed.

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  1. the skolya rebbe also wrote toldos yitzchok on berachos in which he has an exchange of letters with hagaon rabbi meir arik ob’m,not to mention aprobation from the torah giants of the previous generation