Friday, March 9, 2007

20 Adar - Yahrzeits

R’ Yoel Sirkis ZY"A, author of Bach- Bayis Chadash on the Tur (1641)

R’ Meir ben Yaakov ZY”A, wrote Maharam Shiff on Shas (1633)

R’ Shlomo Zalman ben R’ Chaim Yehuda Auerbach ZY”A, Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivah Kol Torah and author of Minchas Shlomo (1995) One of the greatest and most beloved poskim and tzadikim of recent years. His father was Rosh Yeshiva of Shaar Hashomyim and considered one of the greatest mekubolim of his time. Descended from the Toldos Yaakov Yosef of Polonye.

R’ Rapahael ben R’ Shmuel Blum of Kashau ZY”A, one of the great tzadikim, died several years ago.

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