Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 8 Teves


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Today in History – 8 Teves

· A taanis tzibur was declared to commemorate the translation of the Torah to a foreign language (Greek) under King Ptolemy (Shulchan Aruch Orach Chaim 580:2)
· Adolf Eichmann, HY”Sh, is sentenced to death, 1961.

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  1. Today is the yartzeit of Harav Yosef Dov haKohen Lieberman. Rav Lieberman was a well known figure in williamsburg as the Menahel of Torah Vodaas and T’zeilemer Yeshivos. His Daf Yomi Shiur is still remembered by many. He was niftar at age 94 in 1986 after delivering his regular shiur on Friday morning.Yehi Zichro Boruch

  2. Today is the Yahrtzeit of Horav Baruch Tzvi Hacohen Moskowitz ZT”L. Rav Moskowitz was the post WWII Rav & Rosh Yeshivah of Paksh. He was a close talmid of the Keren L’Dovid. He is the Mechaber of many seforim including Tinovos Baruch on Sugyos,Mishmeres Tzvi Al Hatorah, Nishbah L’Avosach on Pirkei Avos. He left many Talmidim in America, Eretz Yisroel & England. Yehi Zichrono Baruch