Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 14-16 Nissan

Yahrtzeits - 14 Nissan -Rav Asher Yeshaya of Ropshitz (1845), the main rebbi of Rav Yechezkel Shraga Halberstam, the Shinover Rav. -Rav Avraham Yaffen, Rosh Yeshivas Novardok...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 13 Nissan

Rav Yosef Karo, Beis Yosef, Shulchan Aruch, Kesef Mishneh,and Magid Meisharim, (1488-1575). His first major work, the Beis Yosef is a comprehensive commentary on...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 12 Nissan

Rav Shlomo Zalman Lifshitz, Rav of Warsaw, author of Chemdas Shlomo (1839) Rav Shlomo was born in...

Today’s Yahrtzeit & History – 8 Nissan

Rav Eliyahu Hakadosh of York, Rabbeinu Yom Tov (ben Yitzchak), and several other English Tosafists, who perished at ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 6 Nissan

Rav Shmuel Yehuda Katzenellenbogen (1521-1597). The son of Rav Meir of Padua (the Maharam Padua), Rav Shmuel was born in Padua. He served on...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 5 Nissan

Rav Avraham Yehoshua Heshel of Apt, the Ohev Yisrael (1755-1825). He learned under Rav Elimelech of Lizhensk and Rav Yechiel Michel of Zlotchov. In...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 4 Nissan

Rav Yaakov Tzvi Mecklenberg, author of HaKesav Vehakabala (1785-1865). A talmid of Rav Akiva Eiger, Rav Yaakov Tzvi was appointed Rav of Kenigsberg, Germany, spending...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 2 Nissan

Rabbeinu Baruch, father of the Maharam miRottenberg (1275) Rav Eliyahu Kalmankash, Rav of Lublin (1633) Rav Shalom Dov Ber Schneerson, the Rebbe RaShaB, 5th Lubavitcher Rebbe...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 1 Nissan

Nadav and Avihu, bnei Aaron Hakohen (1309 BCE) Rav Moshe Yosef Hoffman, the dayan from Pupa Rav Elya Svei, Rosh Yeshiva of the Talmudical Yeshiva of...

Today’s Yahrtzeit and History – 29 Adar

Rabbeinu Yitzchak ben Rabbeinu Asher, and grandson of the Riva, was murdered with numerous other Jews because of a blood libel (1196). Rav Shlomo...