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...

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...

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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 and History – 4 Av

Rav Menachem Azariah deFano (from Pano), Italian mekubal, known as the Rema miPano (1548-1620). Rav Benzion Halberstam of Bobov (1874-1942). Born in Bokovosk, Galicia ,...

Today’s Yahrtzeit and History – 22 Av

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

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 4 Tammuz

Rav Yaakov ben Meir (Rabbeinu Tam). The most famous of Rav Meir ben Shmuel's sons, one of Rashi's grandsons. He studied under his father...