Saturday, February 17, 2007

30 Shvat - Reb Menachem Mendel of Shklov

30 Shvat -is the yahrzeit of Reb Menachem Mendel ben Reb Boruch Bendet of Shklov ZY"A. He was one of the most famous talmidim of the Gra ZY"A. Was know as an expert in Kabala. Made aliyah to Eretz Yisroel in 1808. Died in 5587-1827.
here for more info. (At the bottom of the page)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Rav Mendel Shklover says fascinating things I heard stuff from him in a shiur from Chasidesh Rav.