Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 30 Shevat

Rav Moshe of Zaloshin, author of Mishpat Tzedek, Tikkun Shabbos, and Geulas Yisrael (1788-1831). In 1815, he was appointed...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 1-2 Sivan

Yahrtzeits, Friday, 1 Sivan Rav Meir Halevi Horowitz, the Maharam Titkin (1743). Titkin was founded in 1437. In 1522, ten Jews from Grodno,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 8-9 Teves

Ezra Hasofer and Nechemya Rav Ezra of Gerona (1227), the Ramban's teacher in Kabalah. He himself learned Kabbalah from Rav Yitzchak Sagi Nahor, son...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 10 Adar

Rav Pinchas of Voldova, author of Bris Shalom (1663). Rav Yosef Baruch (ben Klonymos Kalman) Halevi Epstein, the Gutteh Yid of Neustadt (1867). He was...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 28 Shevat

Rav Alexander Sender of Zholkov (~1660-1737). He was the son of Rav Ephraim Zalman Shor, Magid of Lvov, and was orphaned as...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 20 Cheshvan

Rav Avraham ben Yitzchak of Narbonne, author of Sefer HaEshkol, father-in-law of the the Raavad, Rav Avraham ben Dovid. Rav Avraham ben Dovid (Ravad II)...

Today in History – 4 Nissan

Rav Yaakov Tzvi Mecklenberg, author of HaKesav Vehakabala (1785-1865). A talmid of Rav Akiva Eiger, Rav Yaakov Tzvi was appointed...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 18 Nissan

Rav Meir Halevi Abulafia, the Yad Rama, 1244. Rav Meir Berlin, later Hebraized to Meir Bar-Ilan (1880-1949). Born in Volozhin, Lithuania, he joined the Mizrachi...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 24 Sivan

Rav Moshe ben Shlomo HaKohen, a German Tosefist (1198) Rav Yisrael Chaim Friedman of Rachov, the Likutei Maharyach, a commentary on the Shulchan Aruch, ...

Rav Simcha Avrohom Hakohein Sheps zt”l Upon His Yahrtzeit, 16 MarCheshvan

By Rabbi Binyomin Zev Karman Rav Simcha Avrohom Sheps zt”l was born on April 18, 1908, in the Polish town of Vesokov-Mizivyetsk, near Lomza. Rav...