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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

Living Legacy: Rav Zelig Reuven Bengis, Rov of Eidah Hacharedis

Yehudah Alter The second day of Shavuos, the seventh of Sivan marks the yohrtzeit of Rav Bengis, a ga’on and tzaddik who was the.... read more

Living Legacy: Rebbe Mordechai Shraga of Husyatin

Yehuda Alter Shabbos, the 22nd of Iyar, marks the 129th yohrtzeit of the first Husyatiner Rebbe, Rebbe Mordehcai Shraga Friedman,.... read more

Living Legacy: Rabi Meir Ba’al Haness

Yehuda Alter Friday, the 14th of Iyar, Pesach Sheni, marks the one thousandth nine hundred and second (1902) yohrtzeit of the holy.... read more

Living Legacy: The Stoliner Rebbe, Rav Yaakov Chaim Perlow, zt”l

by Yehuda Alter One of the earliest chassidishe Rebbeim to settle in Williamsburg of yore was the Stoliner Rebbe, who arrived in.... read more

Living Legacy: Rebbe Menachem Mendel of Vitebsk

by Yehuda Alter The first day in Iyar marks the yohrtzeit of the Rebbe Rebbe Mendele of Vitebsk, a talmid of the Baal Shem Tov and.... read more

Living Legacy: Rebbe Mordechai of Neshchiz

by Yehuda Alter Today, the eighth day of Nissan marks the hillula of one of the greatest luminaries of the Chassidic.... read more

Living Legacy: Rebbe Ze’ev Volf of Zbariz

by Yehuda Alter The third of Nissan marks the yohrtzeit of Rebbe Binyomin Tzvi Ze’ev of Zbariz, the third son of Rebbe Yechiel.... read more

Living Legacy: The Chidushei Harim, Founder of Gerer Chassidus

by Yehuda Alter The 23rd of Adar marks the yohrtzeit of the Rebbe Yitzchok Meir Alter, known as the Chidushei Harim, founder of.... read more

Living Legacy: Rebbe Elozor Menachem Mendel Biederman of Lelov-Yerushalayim

by Yehuda Alter Thursday, the 16th of Adar, marks the yohrtzeit of the Lelover Rebbe Rebbe Elozor Menachem Mendel Biederman, a.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Naftuli Chaim of Dzikov-Viznitz

By: Yehuda AlterToday, the tenth of Adar, marks the yohrtzeit of Rav Naftuli Chaim Adler, zt”l,.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Yaakov Yechezkia Greenwald, the ‘Vayaged Yaakov’ of Pupa

By: Yehuda AlterThe second of Adar marks the yohrtzeit of the Vayaged Yaakov, the founder of the Pupa chassidus, who served in a number.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Mordechai Pogromansky, zt”l

By: Yehuda AlterHe was a tremendous ga’on who had gained renowned in the prewar Torah world for.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Meshulam Dovid Soloveitchik, zt”l

By: Yehuda Alter Thursday marks two years since the petirah of Rav Dovid Soloveitchik, a scion of the Brisker dynasty, and a.... read more