Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 9 Elul

Rav Tzadok HaKohen Rabinowitz of Lublin, author of Pri Tzadik, Resisei Layla, and other works (1823-1900). The son of Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 17 Shevat

Rav Chaim Palagi, Rav of Izmir (1788-1858). Rav Chaim derived much of his Torah knowledge from his grandfather, Rav Raphael Yosef (the Chikrei Lev),...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 30 Nissan

Rabbeinu Yosef Halevi ibn Migash (Rimigash), talmid of the Rif (1077-1141). As head of the famous academy of ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 20 Tishrei

Rav Avraham Yehoshua Heschel of Crakow (1596-1663), son of Rav Yaakov Lubliner and the grandson (through his mother) of Rav Meir Katzenellenbogen. Rav Eliezer Papo,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 7-8 Adar

Birthday of Moshe (ben Amram) Rabbeinu and his yahrtzeit (Kiddushin 38a) Rav Shlomo Ephraim of Lunshitz, author of Kli Yakar (1550-1619). After...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 27 Nissan

Rav Asher Margulies, a Yerushalmi mekubal, author of Kumi V'Roni Rav Yehuda Kahana, the Kuntres Hasefeikos (1819) Rav Levi Yitzchak (ben Moshe) Greenwald, the Tzelemer Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 16-17 Iyar

Yahrtzeits - 16 Iyar Rav Meir ben Gedaliah of Lublin, author of Maharam on Shas, also known as Meir Einai Chachamim. He was invited...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 29 Kislev

Rav Aharon Shimon Shapiro of Prague (1679) Rav Chizkiya ben Dovid di Silva, author of Pri Chadash on the Shulchan Aruch (1659-1698). Born inLivorna, Italy,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 26 Teves

Rabbeinu Avraham bar Dovid miPosquires (Ra'avad), author of Hasagos on the Rambam and the Rif Rav Avraham Chaim of Zlotchov, author of Orach LeChaim...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 26 Iyar

Rav Saadyah ben Yosef Gaon (882-942). Born in Fayum (the former name of Cairo), Egypt, he led an all-out war...