Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 2 Nissan

Rabbeinu Baruch, father of the Maharam miRottenberg (1275) Rav Eliyahu Kalmankash, Rav of Lublin (1633) Rav Shalom Dov Ber Schneerson, the Rebbe RaShaB, 5th Lubavitcher Rebbe...

Today’s Yahrtzeit & History – 29 Adar

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

Rav Elya Boruch Finkel zt”l, On His Third Yahrtzeit, Today, 24 Adar

It is now three years that Rav Elya Boruch Finkel zt"l has not been with us. He was a beloved rebbi and father...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 17 Tammuz

Rav Salman Mutzafi (1900-1975). Born in Baghdad to Rav Tzion Meir, who descended from an illustrious family of Torah scholars who first arrived in...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 2 Av

Rav Aharon Tumim (1630-1690). A rav in Prague from 1659 to 1672, Rav Aharon became Rosh Yeshiva in ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits – 25 Teves

Rav Yechiel Michel Tukatchinsky, mashgiach of Slabodka in Bnai Brak, and founder of Yeshivas Mekor Chaim in Yerushalayim. In 1925, he published a sefer...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 4 Elul

Rav Aryeh Leib Teumim, the author of "Gur Aryeh" (1831) Rav Yeshaya of Przedborz (1756-1831). Born in Lask, near Lodz, he was descended from a...

Video, Photos: Oorah-thon a Major Success, Thousands Watch Here On Matzav.com

Tens of thousands of Yidden across the world joined last night to watch, listen or otherwise take part in the annual Oora-thon auction...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 14 Teves

Reuven ben Yaakov Avinu Rav Raphael Meir Penijel (1804-1894). Born in Bulgaria , he moved with his family to Eretz Yisrael when he was 3...