Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 26 Cheshvan

Rav Shlomo Segal, Av Beis Din Polna'ah and Lvov, he authored MiBeis Levi (1638) Rav Raphael Hoken of Hamburg (1723-1803). Born in Liphland to...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & Histroy – 22-23 Elul

Yahrtzeits - 22 Elul Rav Mordechai Dov Ber of Hornesteipel, grandson of the Mitteler Rebbe, author of Haemek Sheelah (1903). Yahrtzeits - 23 Elul Rav...

Rav Avigdor Miller zt”l, On His Yahrtzeit, Today, 27 Nissan

By Rabbi Shmuel Elchonon Brog zt"l The Torah begins with the words "Bereishis bara Elokim - In the beginning G-d created." Rashi explains the word...

Rav Avrohom Yitzchok Kook, On His 77th Yahrtzeit, Today, 3 Elul

 Rav Avrohom Yitzchok Kook, who lived from 1865 to 1935, was the first Ashkenazi chief rabbi of the British Mandate for Palestine, the...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 29 Adar

Rabbeinu Yitzchak ben Rabbeinu Asher, and grandson of the Riva, was murdered with numerouis other Jews because of a blood libel (1196). Rav Shlomo HaCohen...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 10 Tammuz

Rav Binyamin Levy of Smyrna (1721) Rav Mordecai of Kremnitz (1813). One of the five sons of the Magid of Zlotchov (Rav Yechiel Michel). One...

Photos: Tens of Thousands Visit Kever Rochel

Tens of thousands of Yidden are visiting Kever Rochel today. Today, the 11th day of Cheshvan, is the yahrtzeit of Rochel Imeinu, whose...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 11 Adar

Rav Gershon (ben Yitzchak) Ashkenazi (1625-1693). Born in Holtz, Germany, he left home to learn in the yeshiva of Rav ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 9 Iyar

Rav Avigdor Kara, Rav of Prague and author of Hahanek Hakaneh Hagadol (1439) Rav Yitzchak Bernays (Barneis) (1792-1849). Born in Mainz, Germany, Reb Yitzchak...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 29 Teves

Rav Yehoshua Leib Diskin (1818-1898), the Rav of Brisk, Yerushalayim leader, son of Rav Binyamin Diskin, Rav of Volkovisk. He was born in Horodno....