Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 13 Elul

Rav Yosef Chaim of Baghdad, author of Ben Ish Chai, Od Yosef Chai, Rav Pe'alim, Ben Yehoyada, Aderet Eliyahu, and Imrei Bina,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 13 Cheshvan

Rav Yehuda Hachassid, author of Sefer Hachassidim (1150-1217). He was born in Speyer (Shapira) and died in Regensburg. His father, Shmuel, was a saintly...

Fifth Yahrtzeit of Rav Shmuel Berenbaum zt”l Marked

The fifth yahrtzeit of the Mirrer rosh yeshiva, Moreinu Harav Shmuel Berenbaum zt"l, is today, 28 Teves. All are asked to increase their learning...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 27 Elul

Rav Moshe Segal of Lvov, known as Rosh Hagolah Umanhig Hamedinah (1719). Rav Yitzchak Chiyus, Rav in Skolya (1726). Author of of the Mishnah commentary,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 29 Tammuz

Rav Yochanan HaSandler Rav Shlomo Yitzchaki (Rashi)(1040-1105). He traced his ancestry through the Tanna'im Rav Yochanan HaSandlar and Hillel the Elder back to King Dovid....

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 3 Iyar

Choni Hama'agal (see see Menachos 94b, Rashi). Rav Aryeh Leib Tzintz of Plotzk, the Maharal Tzintz (1833). Author of Get Mekushar,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 21 Elul

Rav Yehonasan Eybeshutz (1690-1764). Born in Cracow, he became head of the Prague yeshiva at the age of twenty-one. In 1741 he...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 11 Nissan

Rav Moshe ben Nachman, the Ramban, (1194-1270). Born in Gerona, he remained there most of his life. He was a student of the Ramah...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 17-18 Elul

Yahrtzeits, Friday, 17 Elul Rav Chaim Benveniste (1603 -1673). A disciple of Rav Yosef Trani. Born in Constantinople, he was appointed Rav of Tita...