Living Legacy: Rebbe Eliezer Chaim Rabinovitch of Yomapoli, zt”l, the first chassidishe Rebbe in America.

By: Yehuda AlterScion of RoyaltyThe year was 1892, and a chassidishe Rebbe from eastern Galicia (today Ukraine) alighted the ship at Ellis Island. It.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Avigdor Hakohen Miller, zt”l

By: Yehuda AlterThe history is still being written of the brilliance and the mussar represented by Rav Avigdor Miller, zt”l, and Yidden from.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Shimon Yisroel Posen, Shoproner Ruv, zt”l

By: Yehuda AlterThe seventh day of Pesach marks the 53rd yohrtzeit of the Shoproner Ruv who established generations of talmidim in the prewar and.... read more

Living Legacy: Rabbi Yosef Tzvi Dunner, zt”l, upon his 15th Yohrtzeit

By: Yehuda AlterFriday, 14 Nissan, marks the fifteenth yohrtzeit of Rav Dunner, zt”l, longtime leader of the United Kehillos in London, head of.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Aryeh Levin, zt”l, ‘Father of the Prisoners’

By: Yehuda AlterSunday, 9 Nissan, marks the yohrtzeit of Rav Aryeh, known as the “Tzaddik of Yerushalayim” on account of his superhuman love and.... read more

Living Legacy: The Rebbe Rashab of Lubavitch, zt”l

By: Yehuda Alter Rebbe Sholom Dovber Schneerson, the fifth Rebbe of Chabad—one of the most consequential figures of his time—was niftar on.... read more

Living Legacy: Rebbe Baruch Pinchos of Skolya, zt”l

By: Yehuda AlterSunday, 24 Adar, marks the 102nd yohrtzeit of the Skolya Rebbe, Rebbe Baruch Pinchos Rabinovitch, who was niftar in Vienna in 1920 at.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Yosef Chaim Sonnenfeld, zt”l, Upon his 90th Yohrtzeit

By: Yehuda Alter Precisely 90 years have passed since the petirah of Rav Sonnenfeld, the leader of the Old Yishuv in Yerushalayim, who was.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Eizik’l Kalever, zy”a

By: Yehuda AlterThe first Hungarian chassidishe Rebbe, the patriarch of the great Kalever dynasty still in existence today, Rav.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Uri Hakohen Yolles of Sambor

By: Yehuda Alter The Yolles family is a prominent Rabbinic family hailing from Galicia, descended from great tzaddikim, and ardent talmidim of.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav God’l Eisner, zt”l

Yehuda AlterThis week, 25 Adar, we mark the yohrtzeit of a legend in the Gerer chassidus, and to many outside it. Rav God’l was not only a.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Chaskel Levenstein, zt”l, A Legend of Mussar

By: Yehuda AlterShabbos, 18 Adar, marks the yohrtzeit of Rav Chaskel Levenstein of the Mir and Ponovezh, a giant of mussar who inspired generations.... read more

Living Legacy: The Avnei Neizer, zt”l

Shabbos, 11 Adar Alef, marks the 112th yohrtzeit of the Avenei Nezer, Rebbe Avrohom (Burnstein) of Sochazow, one of Poland’s greatest ge’onim of.... read more

Living Legacy: The Beis Yisroel of Ger, zy”a, on his 45th yohrtzeit.

By: Y. Halevi. It has been forty five years since the passing of the heilige Beis Yisroel, Rebbe Yisroel Alter, zy”a, the fourth Gerer Rebbe—and.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Yisroel Salanter, Founder of the Mussar Movement

Photos of brand-new ohel, and local mispalelim, on yohrtzeit25 Shvat marks the 139th yohrtzeit of Rav Yisroel Lipkin, zy”a, the founder of the.... read more

Living Legacy: Rebbe Moshe of Ludmir, zy”a.

Thursday, 18 Shevat, marks the yohrtzeit of Rebbe Moshe Betzalel Gottlieb, the son of Rebbe Shloime of Karlin, zt”l, Hy”d, who was the second.... read more

Living Legacy: Rebbe Mordechai of Lechovitz, zy”a

 Shabbos, 13 Shevat, marks the 202nd yohrtzeit of Rebbe Mordechai Yoffe of Lechovitz, the founder of the Lechovitz, Kobryn, and Slonimer.... read more

Living Legacy: Rebbe Leibele Twerski, zt”l, of Hornosteipel-Chicago

Shabbos, 28 Teves, marks the 71st yohrtzeit of Rebbe BenzionYehuda Leib Twerski, the son of Rebbe Mordechai Dov of Hornosteipel (known among the.... read more