Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 2 Tammuz

Birth and yahrtzeit of Yosef ben Yaakov Avinu (1561-1451 BCE). Rav Shmuel ben Yechiel of Cologne, killed by Crusaders. -Rav Nachman of Horodenka, one of the...

The Chasam Sofer zt”l, Upon His Yahrtzeit, Today, 25 Tishrei

Rav Moshe Sofer - the Chasam Sofer - was born in 1766 to Rav Shmuel and ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 15 Av

Nachum Ish Gamzu, Rabi Akiva's rebbi for 22 years, buried in Tzefas. Rav Benzion Yadler, Maggid of Yerushalayim (1952 or 1962) Rav Asher, the Stoliner Rebbe...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History, 13 Tammuz

Rav Moshe Rivkash (Rivka's), author of Be'er Hagolah on Shulchan Aruch (1684). He was one of four great tzadikim of Vilna who lived at...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and Elul – 15 Elul

Rav Chanoch Henach Eiges of Vilna, author of Marcheshes. Learned under Rav Alexander Moshe Lapidus at his Kollel in Rassein. Rav Yaakov Koppel Chassid, the...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 11 Sivan

Rav Shmuel Rosenberg of Unsdorf, author of Be'er Shmuel (1919). Son of Rav Yisrael Yona Zvi, Rav of ...

Today’s Yartzeits and History – 25 Sivan

Rav Shimon ben Gamliel, Rav Yishmael ben Elisha Cohen Gadol, Rav Chanina S'gan Cohanim, of the Ten Martyrs killed by the Romans (115 CE),...

Today’s Yahrtzeit and History – 16 Tammuz

Chur, son of Kalev and Miriam, killed by the erev rav for his protest against making the Egel. (1309 or 1312 BCE) Rav Shimon Moshe...

Rav Mordechai Marcus zt”l

It is with great sadness that Matzav.com reports the petirah of Rav Mordechai Marcus zt”l. He was 78 years old. Rav Marcus, rov of the...

Dr. Joseph Kaminetsky zt”l, On His 14th Yahrtzeit, Today, 29 Adar

Dr. Joseph Kaminetsky, as the National Director of Torah Umesorah for 35 years and another six years as...