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

By: Yehuda Alter Monday, the fourth day of Av, marks the 81st yohrtzeit of the Bobover Rebbe, Rav Benzion Halberstam, zt”l, who was murdered.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Yaakov Joseph, The Rav Hakollel of New York, on his 120th Yohrtzeit

Shabbos, the 24th of Tammuz, marks the 120th yohrtzeit of New York’s one and only chief Rabbi who came to this country in the late 1800’s, and.... read more

Living Legacy: The Kapishnitzer Rebbe, zt”l

One of the most important and renowned Chassidic figures in America, the Kapishnitzer Rebbe embodied the royalty for which the house of Ruzhin is.... read more

Living Legacy: Rebbe Hershele of Zidichoiv, zy”a

By: Yehuda AlterThis week, 11 Tammuz, marks the 190th yohrtzeit of one of the greatest lights of the Chassidic movement, a patriarch to countless.... read more

Living Legacy: Rebbe Nachman of Horodenka, zy”a

BY: Yehuda Alter One of the most famous talmidim of the holy Ba’al Shem Tov, Rebbe Nachman was referenced by his holy Rebbe as “my trusted.... read more

Today: 120th Yohrtzeit of Rav Yaakov Ehrenreich, Kever in Boro Park

It is difficult to believe, but America at the turn of the century boasted quite a number of tremendous talmidei chachomim—despite the fact that.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Shimshon Aaron Polonsky, Tepliker Rov, zt”l

By: Yehuda Alter The Tepliker Rov (1876-1948) was known as a legendary ga’on, admired by Tzaddikim throughout the world, a teacher to many of.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Yeruchom Levovitz, zt”l, Mashgiach of the Mir

By: Yehuda AlterFriday, 18 Sivan marks the yohrtzeit of Rav Yeruchom Levovitz, zt”l, the legendary mashgiach of the Mirer yeshiva in Poland, who.... read more

Living Legacy: The Birchas Avrohom of Slonim, zt”l

 By: Yehuda Alter The Slonimer Rebbe led the chassidim during a unique era, when the community in Eretz Yisroel was being built up, during.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Shlomke Zviller, zt”l

By: Yehuda Alter A tzaddik and a kadosh who illuminated the city of Yerushalayim, the yohrtzeit of Rav Shloimke falls on 26 Iyar, the sefirah of.... read more

Living Legacy: The Chernobyler Maggid, zy”a

By: Yehuda Alter 20 Sivan marks the 185th yohrtzeit of Rebbe Mottele (Twersky) of Chernobyl, known as the Chernobyler Maggid, the father of all.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Eliyohu Chaim Meisel, zt”l, Upon his 110th Yohrtzeit

By: Yehuda Alter Pesach Sheini marks the 110th yohrtzeit of the famed and legendary Rav Eliyahu Chaim Meisel, zt”l, who led the great city of.... read more

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