Rav Yosef Naftali Stern, rosh yeshivas Pressburg in Yerushalayim (1971)
Rav Tzvi Hirsch of Liska, Hungary (1798-1874). Rav Tzvi Hirsch spent several years at the court of the Yismach Moshe of Uhel, who spent a dominant role shaping his life. Rav Tzvi Hirsch authored Ach Pri Tevua and Hayashar Vehatov. His son mand successor was Rav Chaim Friedlander of Liska.
Rav Yitzchak Friedman, the Bohusher Rebbe (1903-1992). Born in Spikov, Russia to his father Rav Shalom Yosef.
Today in History – 14 Av
· Arabs took control of Eretz Yisrael from the Byzantines, 636.
· Pope Nicholas III requires compulsory attendance of Jews at conversion sermons, 1278.
· 407 Jews of Zhitomir (western Ukraine) were killed by the Nazis, 1941.
· 10,000 Jews of Minsk were killed by the Nazis, 1942.