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Living Legacy: Rebbe Avrohom Yehoshua Heschel of Skver

Yehuda AlterThe third of Kislev marks the yohrztzeit of the.... read more

Living Legacy: Rebbe Naftoli of Lizensk

Yehuda Alter The 25th of Cheshvan marks the yohrtzeit of Rebbe Naftoli Weisblum of Lizensk, a son of Rebbe.... read more

Monsey Memories: “Rapid Transit Line to Reach Spring Valley”

Yitzy Fried It was the winter of 1928, and the Rockland County Leader reported on the plan to build an electric railroad from.... read more

Living Legacy: The Knesses Yechezkel of Radomsk

Yehuda AlterThe 18th of Cheshvan marks the yohrtzeit of.... read more

Living Legacy: Rebbe Yaakov Halberstam-Tchakeve Rebbe

Yehuda AlterRebbe Baruch’l of Gorlice—a son of the Divrei Chaim of Sanz—would conduct himself in mysterious ways, not always.... read more

Living Legacy: Rebbe Lieber Hagodol of Berdichev

Yehuda Alter The 28th of Tishrei marks the yohrtzeit of Rav Lieber of Berdichev about whom the Ba’al Shem Tov [or the holy.... read more

Living Legacy: Rebbe Yaakov Yosef of Ostroh (Rav Yaivee)

Yehuda AlterThe 20th day of Tishrei marks the yohrtzeit of Rav.... read more

Living Legacy: Rebbe Menachem Nochum of Makarov

Yehuda Alter The seventh day of Tishrei marks the yohrtzeit of Rebbe Menachem Nochum.... read more

Living Legacy: The Ridvaz on His 110th Yohrtzeit

Yehuda Alter This Rosh Hashanah will mark the 110th yahrtzeit 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 the greatest lights.... 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.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Menachem Mendel Leser of Strizov

Yehuda Alter The 16th of Av marks the yahrtzeit of Rav Menachem Mendel of Torna, ABD of.... read more

Living Legacy: The Chozeh of Lublin

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

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

Living Legacy: Rebbe Pinchos Sholom of Kosson

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

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

Yehuda Alter Shabbos, the 19th of Tammuz, marks the 25th yahrtzeit of one of the great chachamim of the Sephardic world—a.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Yehoshua Deutch, Katamoner Ruv

Yehuda AlterThe fourth of Tammuz marks the yahrtzeit of the Ruv of the Katamon neighborhood of Yerushalayim, a ga’on in Torah and a.... 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.... read more