Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 2 Cheshvan

Rav Baruch Hager, the Seret-Viznitz Rebbe, the Makor Baruch (1895-1963). Born to Rav Yisrael of Vizhnitz and Rebbetzin Hinda, a daughter of Rav Meir...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 30 Tishrei

Rav Tzvi Hirsh Chayos, the Maharatz Chayos (Chiyus), Rav of Zolkov (1805-1855). Born in Brody to Rav Meir Chiyus. He was a descendent of...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 26 Tishrei

Rav Aharon of Zhitomer, author of Toldos Aharon (1816). A talmid muvhak of Rav Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev,...

The Chasam Sofer zt”l, Upon His Yahrtzeit, Today, 25 Tishrei

Rav Moshe Sofer - the Chasam Sofer - was born in 1766 to Rav Shmuel and ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 25 Tishrei

Rav Levi Yitzchak of Berdichev (1740-1810). At the suggestion of his mentor, Reb Smelke of Nikolburg, he traveled to Mezritch and became a close...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 24 Tishrei

Rav Eliyahu Guttmacher, Av Beis din Greiditz (1796-1874). Born near Posen (Poznan) in eastern Germany (today, Poland) he became, at age 19, a student...

RABBEINU HAGRA ZT”L: The Vilna Gaon, On His Yahrtzeit, Today, 19 Tishrei

"Who can count, who can measure, The bounds of his heart's breadth? His novel Torah insights are endless, Into Hashem's perfect Torah, All as clean as fine meal, As...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 19 Tishrei

Rav Aaron, the Sadigerer Rebbe, the Kedushas Aharon. (1913), son Rav Yisrael of Sadiger; father of Reb Mordechai Shalom Yosef. He died tragically, just...

Today’s Yahrtzeits – 18 Tishrei

Rav Nachman of Breslav, born to Feige, grand-daughter of the Ba'al Shem Tov, and Simcha, son of Nachman of Horodenka, the Ba'al Shem Tov's...

Today’s Yahrtzeits – 17 Tishrei

Rav Moshe Rosen, author of Nezer Hakodesh (1957) Rav Dovid Kahana Shapira of Piorda (1970) {Anshe.org/Matzav.com Newscenter}