Today’s Yahrtzeits – 10 Cheshvan

Gad ben Yaakov Avinu (1566 BCE-1441 BCE) Rav Yechiel Michel of Krakow, author of Seder Gittin (1660) Rav Aryeh Leib of Stanislov, author of Nachlas Aryeh...

Today’s Yahrtzeit & History – 27 Adar

-Tzedkiah, last king of Yehuda, died in captivity, in Bavel (561 BCE). -Rav Yosef Shaul HaLevi Nathanson (1810-1875 or 1878). Born in Brezhan, Galicia, he...

Today’s History & Yahrtzeits – 18-19 Tammuz

Yahrtzeits - 18 Tammuz -Rav Yehuda Halevi Eidel of Slonim (1805). Born in Zamosc, Galicia, in 1757 or 1759. His most famous work was...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 15 Sivan

Birth, in 1565 BCE, and Yahrtzeit, in 1446 BCE (or 1436 BCE) of Yehuda, son of Yaakov Avinu (Midrash Tadshe). Rav Yitzchak of Posen, the...

Rav Shmuel Rozovsky zt”l, On His 31st Yahrtzeit, Today

Today is the 31st yahrtzeit of Rav Shmuel Rozovsky zt"l, rosh yeshiva of Yeshivas Ponovezh.  Rav Shmuel was born in Grodna to Rav Michel...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 12 Tishrei

Rav Avraham Malach, the son of the Mezritcher Maggid (1741-1776). R. Avraham learned Kabbalah from the Maggid and...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 11 Elul

Rav Avraham Yaakov Friedman, the Sadigerer Rebbe (1819-1883), second son of Rav Yisrael of Rhuzhin. Rav Avraham Yaakov married Miriam, the daughter of Rav...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 21 Av

Rav Chaim Soloveitchik of Volozhin and Brisk (1853-1918). Son of the Beis Halevi, Rav Yosef Dov Soloveitchik, Rav Chaim was born in Volozhin, but...

Today’s Yahrtzeits – 3 Tishrei

Rav Naftali Trop, Rosh Yeshiva Radin (1871-1930). Born in Grodno, he studied with his father, Rav Moshe Trop, who was Rosh Yeshiva of a...