Today Yahrtzeits & History – 1 Tammuz

Rav Klonymos Kalman Halevi Epstein of Cracow, the Maor Vashemesh (1823). One of the most celebrated of the followers of Rabbi Elimelech of Lizhensk,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 14 Av

Rav Yosef Naftali Stern, rosh yeshivas Pressburg in Yerushalayim (1971) Rav Tzvi Hirsch of Liska, Hungary (1798-1874). Rav Tzvi Hirsch spent several years at the court...

Rav Elya Lopian zt”l, On His 40th Yahrtzeit, Today, 20 Elul

Rav Eliyohu Lopian zt"l (1872-1970) was among the most prominent leaders of the Mussar movement. As a disciple of the Kelm Talmud Torah method,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 14-15 Cheshvan

Yahrtzeits, Friday, 14 Cheshvan Rav Yehuda Lowy, grandfather of the Maharal (1539) Rav Leib Baal HaYisurim in Tzefas (1836) Rav Aharon Weiss of Benedkwits (1851-1932). At the...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 24 Kislev

Yahrtzeits - 24 Kislev Rav Chaim Chizkiyahu Medini, the Sdei Chemed (1832-1904). Rav Chaim was born in Yerushalayim and was married at 18. After...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 4 Shevat

Asher by Yaakov Avinu (1562-1439 B.C.E.) Rav Yisrael Charif from Stanov, author of Tiferes Yisrael, disciple of the Baal Shem Tov. Rav Moshe Leib of...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 12 Adar I

Rav Moshe Pardo, founder of Or Hachaim Seminary in Bnei Brak Rav Pinchas (ben Baruch) Hager of Borsha (1869-1941). He was raised not only...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 11 Adar

Rav Gershon (ben Yitzchak) Ashkenazi (1625-1693). Born in Holtz, Germany, he left home to learn in the yeshiva of Rav ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 23 Nissan

-Rav Moshe ben Yosef MiTrani, the Mabit (1505-1585). Son of Rav Yosef MiTrani (Mahait), Rav Moshe was born in Salonika, Greece. He...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 26 Iyar

Rav Saadyah ben Yosef Gaon (882-942). Born in Fayum (the former name of Cairo), Egypt, he led an all-out war against the...