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Living Legacy: Rebbe Menachem Nochum of Makarov

Yehuda Alter The seventh day of Tishrei marks the yohrtzeit of Rebbe Menachem Nochum Twersky of Makarov, one of eight sons of the.... read more

Memory Lane: Rav Yitzchok Waltman

Rav Waltman served as the rov of Anshei Lubavitch of Boro Park, as well as at Knesses Yisroel of Boro Park, which.... read more

Living Legacy: The Ridvaz on his 110th Yohrtzeit

Yehuda Alter This Rosh Hashanah will mark the 110th yohrtzeit of Rav Yaakov Dovid Wilowsky, one of the greatest ga’onim of his.... read more

Living Legacy: Rebbe Michel of Zlochev

Yehuda Alter The 25th of Elul marks the yahrtzeit of Rebbe Michel, known as the holy Maggid of Zlochev, one of.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Moshe Aryeh Freund, zt”l

Yehuda Alter Wednesday, the 20th of Elul, marks the yohrtzeit of the Ga’avad Eidah.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Yonasan Steif, zt”l

The 9th of Elul marks the yohrtzeit of the great dayan and posek, Rav Yonasan Steif, who served as a pillar of halachah and as a guiding.... read more

Living Legacy: The Zera Shimshon

Yehuda Alter The 6th of Elul will mark the 243rd yohrtzeit of Rav Shimshon Chaim ben Nachman Michoel Nachmani, known by the title.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Yaakov Meshulam Orenstein, Author of Yeshu’os Yaakov

Yehuda Alter Shabbos, the 25th of Av, marks the yahrtzeit of the Yeshu’os Yaakov, a great ga’on who was the rov of.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Menachem Mendel Leser of Strizov

Yehuda Alter The 16th of Av marks the yorhtzeit of Rav Menachem Mendel of Torna, ABD of Strizov, Galicia, who was known in his.... read more

Living Legacy: The Chozeh of Lublin

Yehuda AlterTisha b’Av marks the yahrtzeit of Rebbe Yaakov.... read more

Living Legacy: The Kedushas Tzion of Bobov, zt”l, Hy”d

Yehuda AlterThe fourth of Av marks the 82nd yahrtzeit of Rebbe Benzion Halberstam.... read more

Living Legacy: Rebbe Pinchos Sholom of Kosson

Yehuda Alter The 24th of Tammuz marks the yohrtzeit of the Kossoner Rebbe, a Scion of great.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Benzion Abba Shaul Upon his 25th Yohrtzeit

Yehuda Alter Shabbos, the 119th of Tammuz, marks the 25th yohrtzeit of the one of the great chachamim of the Sephardic world—a.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Elchonon Wasserman, zt”l, Hy”d

Yehuda AlterThe eleventh of Tammuz marks the 82nd yohrtzeit of the great Rosh Yeshiva, Rav Elchonon Wasserman, zt”l, Hy”d, who was.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Yehoshua Deutch, Katamoner Ruv

Yehuda Alter The fourth of Tammuz marks the yohrtzeit of the Ruv of the Katamon neighborhood of Yerushalayim, a ga’on in Torah.... read more

Living Legacy: The Ma’or Vashemesh Upon his 200th yohrtzeit

Yehuda AlterTuesday, Rosh Chodesh Tammuz will mark two centuries since the histalkus of one of the most famous and consequential lights of.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Shimon Sofer of Erlau

Yehuda Alter Rav Shimon Sofer was the grandson of the holy Chasam Sofer and was a great.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Meir Yosef Rubin, zt”l, the Last Rebbe in Kerestir

Yehuda Alter Among the prominent descendants of Rav Yeshayele of Kerestir is the Rubin.... read more