Rav Rephoel Boruch Sorotzkin zt”l, On His Yahrtzeit, Today, 13 Shevat

By Rav Chaim Dov Keller When the Telsher Rosh Yeshivah, Rabbi Baruch Sorotzkin passed away on Friday night, 13 Shevat 5739/1979 the...

Rav Nosson Tzvi Finkel zt”l, On His First Yahrtzeit, Tomorrow, 11 Cheshvan

One year ago tomorrow, Klal Yisroel was plunged into sadness with the sudden passing of Rav Nosson Tzvi Finkel, rosh yeshiva of Yeshiva...

He Made Others Feel Tall: Rav Eliezer Geldzahler zt”l

The following inspiring story was related in an editorial by Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz in his newspaper, Yated Ne'eman, earlier this year. It is shared...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 4 Iyar

Rav Yosef Dov (Yoshe Ber) Soloveitchik of Brisk, the Beis Halevi, father of Rav Chaim Solevetchik. Yosef Dov (1820-1892) was born in Nisvizh, near...

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 Yahrtzeits & History – 1 Sivan

Rav Meir Halevi Horowitz, the Maharam Titkin (1743). Titkin was founded in 1437. In 1522, ten Jews from Grodno, Lithuania, became the...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 13 Sivan

Rav Ephraim Hakohen Katz of Vilna, the Shaar Ephraim (1616-1678). Father-in-law of the Chacham Tzvi. In 1678, he accepted the...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 25 Tishrei

Rav Levi Yitzchak of Berdichev (1740-1810). At the suggestion of his mentor, Reb Smelke of Nikolburg, he traveled ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 11 Sivan

Rav Shmuel Rosenberg of Unsdorf, author of Be'er Shmuel (1919). Son of Rav Yisrael Yona Zvi, Rav of Tisa-Ferred. At the age of 16,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 10 Teves

Zecharia ben Berachya ben Ido Hanavi (320 or 313 BCE) Malachi Hanavi (320 or 313 BCE). His death ended the era of prophecy. Rav Yehuda Eilenberg,...