Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 23 Adar

Rav Chaim Cheikel of Amdur (Indura) (1787). Born to Rav Shmuel in Karlin, he was a disciple of the Vilna Gaon, and...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 8-9 Sivan

Yahrtzeits - 8 Sivan Rav Moshe Blau, Agudas Yisrael activist and a 6th generation of the Old Yishuv. He was the editor of Agudah's local...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 10 Nissan

Miriam Hanevia (1395-1272 or 1270 BCE) Rav Betzalel Hacohen, Rav of Vilna, author of Mareh Cohen and Shu"T Reishis Bikkurim. Rav Shalom Mashash, Sephardic Rav of...

Today’s History & Yahrtzeits – 5 Av

-Rav Yitzchak Luria Ashkenazi from Tzefas, the Arizal (1534-1572), born in Jerusalem, son of Rav Shlomo Luria Ashkenazi, who is believed to be descended...

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 – 20 Iyar

av Mordechai ("Mottel") of Chernobyl (1770-1838). Successor to his father, Rav Nachum, the Meor Einayim, he became the son-in-law...

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 History & Yahrtzeits – 23 Adar

-Rav Chaim Cheikel of Amdur (Indura) (1787). Born to Rav Shmuel in Karlin, he was a disciple of the Vilna Gaon, and later became...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 9 Cheshvan

Rabbeinu Asher ben Yechiel, the Rosh (1250-1327). One of the three primary rishonim on whom the Rav Yosef Karo relied for the Shulchan Aruch....

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 1 Adar

 Rav Avraham Ibn Ezra (1089-1164). He was born in Tudela during the height of Spain's Golden Age. There, he established a close friendship with...