‘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 Gedalia Schorr zt”l, On His 34th Yahrtzeit, Tomorrow, 7 Tammuz

By Rabbi Nosson Scherman The last day of Rabbi Gedalia Schorr's life was typical of so many others, especially in his later years. It ...

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 ...

Video: Fascinating Divrei Zikaron On the Satmar Rov zt”l

Last Tuesday was the 33rd yahrtzeit of the Satmar Rov, Rav Yoel Teitelbaum zt"l. The following is a video of fascinating - and...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 29 Cheshvan

Today's Yahrtzeits - 29 Cheshvan Rav Yitzchak Eizik Chover, author of Responsa Binyan Olam and Si'ach Yitzchak. One of his talmidim, HaRav Yitzchak Kahane, wrote...

Rav Mordechai Marcus zt”l

It is with great sadness that Matzav.com reports the petirah of Rav Mordechai Marcus zt”l. He was 78 years old. Rav Marcus, rov of the...

What Did Shlomo Do On His Last Day On Earth?

By Rabbi Chaim Dalfin It was an ordinary Brooklyn fall day, Thursday, October 20, 1994 when Rabbi Yosef Wineberg (a grandson of the Slonimer Rebbe...

Sarah Schenirer a”h, the Mother of the Bais Yaakov Movement, On Her Yahrtzeit, Today,...

Sarah Schenirer a"h was not blessed with children of her own. And yet she was a mother. In fact, one could rightly say that...

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 ...

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 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...

My Rebbi, Rav Eliyahu Meir Bloch zt”l, On His Yahrtzeit, Today, 28 Teves

By Rav Chaim Dov Keller, Rosh Yeshivas Telshe Chicago I did not realize it, but it was to be the last time I would see...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 5 Av

Rav Yitzchak Luria Ashkenazi from Tzefas, the Arizal (1534-1572), born in Jerusalem, son of Rav Shlomo Luria Ashkenazi, who is believed to be descended...

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...

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...

Rav Zelik Epstein zt”l – A Tribute, On His First Yahrtzeit, Tomorrow, 13 Av

Early Monday morning, one year ago, on 13 Av, August 3, 2009, at 3:30 a.m., the holy soul of Rabbi Aaron Zelig (Zelik) Epstein...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 3 Tammuz

Rav Yaakov Sapir, author of Even Sapir (A Journey to Yemen), a collection of stories of his...

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...

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 – 8 Iyar

Rav Yerachmiel Rabinowitz of Peshischa (1831) Rav Moshe Mordechai Twersky of Trisk (1943) Rav Raphael Binyamin Levine, son of Rav Aryeh Levine. Rav Refael studied in...

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