Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 24 Av


flicker_100393Rav Aharon of Terbeli, author of Machneh Aharon (1741).

Rav Ephraim Zalman Margulies, Rav of Brod, author of Mateh Ephraim, Beis Ephraim, Olelos Ephraim, Shaarei Ephraim (1762-1828)

Rav Dovid Ortinberg of Berditchev, the Tehilla LeDovid (1910)

Rav Shalom Halperin, the Vasloier Rebbe (1857-1939). Born in Sadigua to Rav Dovid Halpern, who was a son-in-law of Rav Yisrael of Ruzhin. At the age of seventeen, he married his cousin Chana Sarah, the daughter of the first Bohusher Rebbe, Reb Yitzchak. When Rav Shalom was nearing forty years of age, the Bohusher Rebbe decided that it was time for his son-in-law to lead his own chassidim.

Today in History – 24 Av

· The Chashmonaim replaced the Hellenic legal code with a Jewish one. The day was celebrated as a holiday.
· Death of Chmielnicki in 1675, Cossack leader whose 1648-49 brutal attacks in Lithuania, Ukraine and Russia resulted in the deaths of 300,000 Jews.

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