Rav Shneur Kotler zt”l, On His 30th Yahrtzeit, Tomorrow, 3 Tammuz

Rav Shneur Kotler zt"l was the son of the Lakewood rosh yeshiva, Rav Aharon Kotler zt"l. Upon the passing of his father in 1962,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & 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, ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 12 Elul

Rav Simchah Bunim of Pshischa, author of Kol Simchah, (1767-1827). Rav Simcha Bunim studied in the yeshivos of Mattersdorf and Nikolsburg under the guidance...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 19 Kislev

Rav Dov Ber, the Maggid of Mezritch (1704-1772). Born in Lukatch to Reb Avraham, he was descended from Rav Hai Gaon and...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 28 Teves

Rav Shmuel Berenbaum, Rosh Yeshiva of Mir in Brooklyn (1921-2008). Born in the small Polish-Lithuanian town of Kinishen,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 7 Adar

Birthday of Moshe (ben Amram) Rabbeinu and his yahrtzeit (Kiddushin 38a) Rav Shlomo Ephraim of Lunshitz, author of Kli Yakar (1550-1619). After...

They Called Him ‘Yossel’ But He Was “My Zeidy”

By Rabbi Yossie Friedman (Managing Director of Project Inspire) On Shabbos Parshas Zachor, my Zeidy, Reb Shmuel Yosef Friedenson z"l, returned his holy neshama to...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 25 Iyar

Rav Yaakov Loeberbaum of Lisa, author of Chavas Daas, Nesivos Hamishpat, and many other sefarim (1760-1832). A great-grandson...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 8 Tammuz

Rav Meir Horowitz of Dzikov (Tarnobrzeg), author of Imrei Noam, grandson of Rav Naftali, the Ropshitzer Rov. One ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 12-13 Av

Yahrtzeits, Friday, 12 Av Rav Zevulun Aryeh Graz (1904-1989). Born in Ozband, Lithuania, to Rav Yosef Nesanael, a student of the Alter of...