‘The Last Lion’: The Satmar Rov, Rav Yoel Teitelbaum zt”l, On His 30th Yahrtzeit

Remembrances of a talmid, as told to Rabbi Nisson Wolpin The Satmar Rav, a direct descendant of both the famed Yismach Moshe and the Chavas...

Rav Mendel Kaplan zt”l, On His 26th Yahrtzeit, Today, 13 Nissan

By Yisroel Greenwald It is amazing to witness the strong impact Rav Mendel Kaplan zt"l continues to have more than two decades after his passing....

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 29-30 Sivan

Yahrtzeits, Shabbos, 30 Sivan Rav Shlomo Kluger (1783-1869), author of Sefer HaChaim (a commentary on Shulchan Aruch Orach Chaim), and Chochmas Shlomo. Rav ...

The Fire of Telshe: Rav Mordechai Gifter zt”l, A Void of Ten Years

Rav Mordechai Gifter, son of Reb Yisroel, zt"l, was born on 7 Cheshvan, 5676 (1915) in Richmond, Virginia. Throughout his life he frequently referred...

Shlomo Carlebach, 17 Years Since His Passing

Shlomo Carlebach was born on January 14, 1925 in Berlin and died on October 20, 1994. Today, 16 Cheshvan, is his yahrtzeit. Shlomo is considered...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 7 Tammuz

Rav Pinchas Halevi Horowitz of Nikelsburg (1730-1805), Rav of Frankfurt, the Baal Hafla'ah. His father was the Rav of Tchortkov. His brother, Reb Shmuel...

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...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History, 13 Tammuz

Rav Moshe Rivkash (Rivka's), author of Be'er Hagolah on Shulchan Aruch (1684). He was one of four great tzadikim of Vilna who lived at...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 20 Av

Rav Levi Yitzchak (ben Baruch Schneur) Schneerson (1878-1944). Born to the oldest of the seven sons of the third Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rav Menachem Mendel...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 15 Tammuz

Rav Chaim ben Atar, the Ohr HaChaim Hakadosh, (1696-1743). Born into a well-respected family in Sali, Morocco, Rav Chaim spent his early years learning...