Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 17 Sivan

Rav Tzvi Hirsh Broide, Rosh Yeshivas Kelm. His wife was Rebbetzin Nechamah Leba Broide, the daughter of the Alter of Kelm. He became very...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 13 Teves

Rav Moshe ben Dovid Biderman, the Lelover Rebbe (1776-1850 or 1851). Born in abject poverty, he married Rachel Rivka, a...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 30 Nissan

Rabbeinu Yosef Halevi ibn Migash (Rimigash), talmid of the Rif (1077-1141). As head of the famous academy of Lucena, Spain, R' Yosef taught numerous...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 22 Tammuz

Rav Shmuel ben Yoel ibn Shuiv, Rav in the Aragonese community of Salonica (1528). His father, who was born in Spain and...

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...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 22 Teves

Yahrtzeits - 22 Teves Rav Shmuel Heller, Azhenazi Rav of Tsefas for 40 years (1884). On the 24th of Teves in 1837, he was discovered...

Light Amidst the Darkness

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz The past week was a most difficult one for many of our readers and their neighbors. A storm thrust millions...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 15 Kislev

Reb Yehuda HaNasi, son of Rav Shimon ben Gamliel, and redactor of the Mishna (120-192 CE) Rav Avraham Ibn Ezra (the second), author of Batei...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 25 Cheshvan

Rav Avraham, brother of the Vilna Gaon, author of Maalos Hatorah (1807) Rav Mordechai Rokeach, Rav of Bilgoria (Bilgoraya) (1949). The 4th Admor of Belz,...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 27 Sivan

Rabbi Chanina ben Tradyon, one of the Asara Harugei Malchus (Shulchan Aruch Orach Chaim 580). Rav Meir Eisenstadt, the Maharam Eish, author of Panim Meiros (1670-1744)....