‘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...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 11 Sivan

Rav Shmuel Rosenberg of Unsdorf, author of Be'er Shmuel (1919). Son of Rav Yisrael Yona Zvi, Rav of ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 10 Sivan

Rav Eliezer Rokeach of Amsterdam, the Maaseh Rokeach Rav Ezra Harari Raful, mekubal of the Aleppo community Rav Moshe of Rozvadov, son of Rav Eliezer of...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 18 Sivan

Rav Avraham Hakohen Rappaport Shrentzel, Rosh Yeshivas Chevron (1584-1651). As a youth, he learned under Rav Meshulam Feivush, the Rav of Cracow. He married...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 15 Sivan

Birth, in 1565 BCE, and Yahrtzeit, in 1446 BCE (or 1436 BCE) of Yehuda, son of Yaakov Avinu (Midrash Tadshe). Rav Yitzchak of Posen, the...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 17 Sivan

Rav Tzvi Hirsh Broide, Rosh Yeshivas Kelm. His wife was Rebbetzin Nechamah Leba Broide, the daughter of the Alter of Kelm. He became very...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 13 Sivan

Rav Ephraim Hakohen Katz of Vilna, the Shaar Ephraim (1616-1678). Father-in-law of the Chacham Tzvi. In 1678, he accepted the position of Chief Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 16 Sivan

Rav Mordechai Menachem Kalish, of Vorke (1868). A talmid of the Kotzker Rebbe. He passed away at a young age. Rav Shalom Eliezer Halberstam of...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 14 Sivan

Rav Chaim of Volozhin (1749-1821). The most prominent student of the Vilna Gaon, Rav Chaim established the Volozhin...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 9 Sivan

Rav Moshe Rivkes, author of Beer Hagolah on Shulchan Aruch (1672 or 1684). He was one of four great tzadikim of Vilna who lived...