Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 20 Av

Rav Levi Yitzchak (ben Baruch Schneur) Schneerson (1878-1944). Born to the oldest of the seven sons of the third Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rav Menachem Mendel...

Maran Rav Shach zt”l, On His Tenth Yahrtzeit: Altz L’Sheim Shomayim

He was the Rabbon Shel Yisroel, Maran Rav ElazarĀ  Menachem Man Shach zt"l. Today isĀ his tenth yahrtzeit. Rav Shlomo Lorencz, an emissary of numerous...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 15 Tammuz

Rav Chaim ben Atar, the Ohr HaChaim Hakadosh, (1696-1743). Born into a well-respected family in Sali, Morocco, Rav Chaim spent his early years learning...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 26 Av

Rav Yehuda Fatiyah (1859-1942), the foremost student of the Ben Ish Chai, who said that he was the reincarnation of the "Noda B'Yehuda." He...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 27 Teves

Rav Shamshon Raphael Hirsch, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (1808-1888). His father, Rav Raphael Aryeh (1777-1857), who changed the family name to Hirsch, was the...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 21 Kislev

Shimon ben Yaakov Avinu (1566-1446 B.C.E.) Rav Tzvi Pesach Frank, rav of Yerushalayim (1873-1961). He was born in Lithuania and was a student of Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 6 Elul

Rav Moshe Mintz, author of Sha'alos U'teshuvos Maharam Mintz. His teacher was Rav Yaakov Weil, the Mahari Weil, Rav of Augsburg and Erfurt (d....

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 26 Tammuz

Rav Nachman Bulman (1925-2002). His parents, Reb Meir and Ettel Bulman were Gerrer chasidim who had moved to the Lower East Side from Poland....

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 14-15 Adar I

Rav Ze'ev Wolf of Zhitomer, student of the Maggid of Mezeitch, author of Or Hameir, one of the early foundation texts of Chassidus (1800). Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeit and History – 22 Av

Rav Mordechai ben Hillel, the "Mordechai" (~1230-1298). A descendent of the Ravyah, he was a principle...