Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 17 Iyar

Rav Yechezkel Landau, the Noda Beyehuda (1713-1793). Born in Apta, Poland, learned and served in Brody, serving as Av Beis Din at the age...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 16 Iyar

Rav Meir ben Gedaliah of Lublin, author of Maharam on Shas, also known as Meir Einai Chachamim. He was invited to the rabbinate of...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 15 Iyar

Rav Chaim Meir Yechiel Shapira of Mogelnitz (or Moglonitza) (1849). He was raised and taught by his maternal grandfather, the Koznitzer Maggid. He married...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 14 Iyar

Rav Meir Baal Haness (121 CE). A descendant of proselytes, Rav Meir was a talmid of Rebbi Akiva, Rabbi Yishmael, and Elisha ben Avuyah....

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 12 Iyar

Rav Zorach Eideles of Prague (1755) Rav Masoud Abuchatzeira, father of the Baba Sali (1835-1908). Born in Taflilat, Morocco, hesucceeded his father, the Abir Yaakov,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 10 Iyar

Eli Hakohen and his sons Chofni and Pinchas. The Bnei Yisrael were defeated by the Plishtim, 30,000 soldiers were slaughtered, the Aron Kodesh was...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 9 Iyar

Rav Avigdor Kara, Rav of Prague and author of Hahanek Hakaneh Hagadol (1439) Rav Yitzchak Bernays (Barneis) (1792-1849). Born in Mainz, Germany, Reb Yitzchak learned...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 8 Iyar

Rav Yerachmiel Rabinowitz of Peshischa (1831) Rav Moshe Mordechai Twersky of Trisk (1943) Rav Raphael Binyamin Levine, son of Rav Aryeh Levine. Rav Refael studied in...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 7 Iyar

Rav Shlomo Ephraim of Luntchitz, author of Kli Yakar and Ololos Ephraim (1550-1619). Rav Shlomo Ephraim was born in Lunchitz in Poland. He was...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 5 Iyar

Rav Moshe Zorach Eidelitz of Prague, author of Ohr La'yeshorim, Berurei Hamiddos, and Meleches Machsheves, and Ohr LaYeshraim (1780). Orphaned...