Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 16 Av

Rav Yitzchak Meir Levine, Chairman of the world Agudas Yisrael organization (1893-1971). Born in Ger, he was a member of...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 23 Elul

Rav Yisrael of Pikov, son of Rav Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev (1818) Rav Uri, the Seraph of Strelisk, author of Imrei Kodesh (1826). A disciple...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 16 Cheshvan

Rav Elazar Menachem Man Shach (1894-2001). Born in Vaboilnick, Lithuania, and left for Ponevezh (38km away) at age ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 26-27 Kislev

Rav Avraham ben Dovid, Ravad III, also known as the Baal Hasagos (1121-1198). The 3rd of three great Jews named Avraham ben...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 5 Shevat

Rav Chaim Dovid Chazan, Rishon L'tzion (1869) Rav Shalom Shachna Yelin, Rav of Bielsk and author of Yefeh Einayim (1874). Bielsk is a town, 52...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 13 Adar

Rav Yehuda (ben Shmuel) HeChasid, author of Sefer Chasidim (1150-1217). His father (1120-1175), led a famous yeshiva in Speyer, and...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 24 Adar

Rav Yitzchak Eizik Margulies of Prague (1525). Rav Chaim Algazi of Kushta, author of Nesivos Hamishpot. Student of Rav Shlomo Algazi Rabbi of Rhodes . Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 13 Iyar

Rav Masoud bar Yaakov Abuchatzera, the father of the Baba Sali (1908) Today in History - 13 Iyar ยท The Pope refused to grant permission...

Today’s Yartzeits and History – 25 Sivan

Rav Shimon ben Gamliel, Rav Yishmael ben Elisha Cohen Gadol, Rav Chanina S'gan Cohanim, of the ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 29 Tammuz

Rav Yochanan HaSandler Rav Shlomo Yitzchaki (Rashi)(1040-1105). He traced his ancestry through the Tanna'im Rav Yochanan HaSandlar and Hillel the Elder...