Today’s Yahrtzeits & 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 ...

10 Years Since His Passing: Rav Mordechai Gifter zt”l, Rosh Yeshivas Telz

By Rav Avrohom Fishman In the Halachos of Kovod Rabo Yorah Deah 242:28 the Shulchan Aruch states, "When one mentions his Rebbe within a...

Today’s Yahrtzeits – 3 Iyar

-Choni Hama'agal (see Menachos 94b, Rashi).-Rav Aryeh Leib Tzintz of Plotzk, the Maharal Tzintz (1833). Author of Get Mekushar, Maayanei Hachachma on Bava Metzia,...

Rav Yoseph Breuer zt”l, On His 32nd Yahrtzeit, Today, 3 Iyar

By Dr. Ernst J. Bodenheimer with Rabbi Nosson Scherman As a six-year old child, Rabbi Joseph Breuer saw his grandfather, Rabbi Samson Raphael...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & 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 & History – 29 Shevat

-Rav Eliyahu Habachur Halevi, "the Ba'al Hatishbi," famous Hebrew grammarian (1549). -Rav Yitzchak Yerucham Diskin (1839-1925), born in Valkovisk, Russia, the son of Rav Yehoshua...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 25 Sivan

-Rav Shimon ben Gamliel, Rav Yishmael ben Elisha Cohen Gadol, Rav Chanina S'gan Cohanim, of the Ten Martyrs killed by the Romans (115 CE),...

Sarah Schenirer a”h, the Mother of the Bais Yaakov Movement, On Her Yahrzteit, Today,...

Sarah Schenirer a"h was not blessed with children of her own. And yet she was a mother. In fact, one...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 19 Adar

Rav Dovid (ben Tzvi Elimelech) of Dinov (1804-1874). Rav Dovid was the author of Tzemach Dovid and the son of the Bnei...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 23 Cheshvan

Rav Aharon Katzenellenbogen of Brisk, author of Minchas Aharon (1854). Rav Moshe Midner of Slonim-Baranowitz, a grandson of the Yesod Ha'avodah and a talmid of...