Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 6 Cheshvan

Rav Yehuda Hachosid, founder of the Churva shul in Yerushalayim (1700) Rav Shlomo Dovid Yehoshua Weinberg, the Admor Hatzair of Slonim (1943) Rav Yechiel Menachem of...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 8 Elul

Birthday (1566 BCE) and yahrtzeit (1441 BCE) of Dan ben Yaakov Avinu (Midrash Tadshe) Rav Chisdai ben Shmuel HaKohen Perachia (1678). He was the author...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & 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...

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 & History – 28 Teves

Rav Shmuel Berenbaum, Rosh Yeshiva of Mir in Brooklyn (1921-2008). Born in the small Polish-Lithuanian town...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 29 Shevat

-Rav Eliyahu Habachur Halevi, "the Ba'al Hatishbi," famous Hebrew grammarian (1549). -Rav Yitzchak Yerucham Diskin (1839-1925), born in Valkovisk, Russia, the son of Rav Yehoshua...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 6 Tammuz

Rav Yisrael Yaakov Algazi, grandson of Rav Shlomo Algazi, author of Yavin Shemua. He served the Sephardic community of Yerushalayim, replacing the...

Rav Avrohom Yaakov Hakohen Pam zt”l, On His Thirteenth Yahrtzeit, Today

By Rabbi Nosson Scherman Some years ago, a highly regarded family was sitting shivah. One of those sitting was an elderly Reform rabbi, who...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 17 Av

Rav Shimshon Wertheimer (1658-1724). Born in Worms, Germany, he learned in the yeshivas of Worms and Frankfurt. After marrying the daughter of...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 19 Tishrei

Rav Aaron, the Sadigerer Rebbe, the Kedushas Aharon. (1913), son Rav Yisrael of Sadiger; father of Reb Mordechai Shalom Yosef....