Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 16 Shevat

Rav Dovid of Kolomai, a talmid of the Baal Shem Tov (1732) Rav Yona Navon, Rav of Yerushalayim (1713-1760). Appointed Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivat...

Today’s Yahrzteits & History – 21 Kislev

Shimon ben Yaakov Avinu (1566-1446 B.C.E.) Rav Tzvi Pesach Frank, rav of Yerushalayim (1873-1961). He was born in Lithuania and was a student of Rav Eliezer...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 11-12 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 and History – 8-9 Adar

Rav Shmuel Dovid Ungar of Neitra, a descendent of Don Yitzchak Abarbanel. Rav Gershon of Lotzk, a talmid of the Mezritcher Maggid (1788). Rav Aryeh Leib...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History, 24-25 Elul

Chabakuk Hanavi Rav Yisrael Meir Kagan of Radin (1838-1933). As a 9-year-old boy, he entered the yeshiva in Vilna. After marrying at...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 24 Iyar

Rav Yitzchak Feigenbaum, Rav and Av Beis Din in Warsaw (1911). He was a prominent supporter of the Chovevei Tzion -Rav Binyamin Mendelson, Rav...

Rav Naftoli Trop zt”l, On His Yahrtzeit, Today, 3 Tishrei

Rav Naftoli Trop zt"l (1871-1928) was the rosh yeshiva of the yeshiva in Radiń, Poland and one of the gedolei Torah of the early...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 28-29 Nissan

Rav Moshe Pallier of Kobrin (1784-1858). A close follower of the Rebbe, Rav Mordechai of Lechovitch and his son, Rav...

Rav Aharon Kotler zt”l, On His 51st Yahrtzeit, Today

By Rabbi Shaul Kagan Rav Aharon Kotler was born in Sislovitz, White Russia, in 5652 (1891) and passed away in New York City, on ...

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 11-12 Nissan

Yahrtzeits, Friday, 11 Nissan Rav Moshe ben Nachman, the Ramban, (1194-1270). Born in Gerona, he remained there most of his life. He was a...