Tuesday, September 4, 2007

22 Elul - 6 Tishrei Yartzeits

22 Elul - Rabeinu Yaakov ben R' Moshe HaLevi Segal Moellin of Mainz (1427), the Maharil, the primary source of Minhagei Ashkenaz
22 Elul - R' Mordechai Dov Twerski of Hornesteipel ben R' Meshulam Zusia Ytzchok. He was a descendant, ben avcher ben, from the Rebbe, Reb Zusia of Anipoli. He was raised by his maternal grandfather, the Cherkasser Rebbe, after his father died, so he adopted the his family name, Twerski. See Heichal HaNegina for more.


23 Elul - R' Uri "the Seraph" of Strelisk (1826) ben R' Pinchos, his main Rebbe was R' Shlomo of Karlin
23 Elul - R' Meir Yehuda Getz, R' of the Kosel and Rosh Yeshivas Beit El (1995)
23 Elul - R' Yitzchak Menachem Mendel Danziger (1942), the Alexander Rebbe, killed in Treblinka with eight of his children HY"D, he was the son of R' Shmuel Tzvi of Alexander


24 Elul - Chabakuk Hanavi (c. 480 B.C.E.)
24 Elul - R' Yisroel Meir ben R' Aryeh Zev HaKohen Kagan (1933), the Chofetz Chaim
24 Elul - R' Yechezkel Abramsky (1976), Rov of Slutsk and London, author of Chazon Yechezkel

25 Elul - R' Elazar (102 C.E) ben R' Shimon bar Yochai
25 Elul - R' Yechiel Michel (1786) ben R' Yitzchok, the Maggid of Zlotchov, talmid of the Baal Shem Tov
27 Elul - R' Noson Adler, Rebbe of the Chasam Sofer
27 Elul - R' Sholom ben R' Elazar Rokeach (1855), the first Belzer Rebbe, known as the Sar Sholom 

28 Elul - Shaul Hamelech and his three sons died in Gilboa 4 months after Shmuel Hanavi's death (878 B.C.E)
28 Elul - R' Chaim Yehuda Leib ben R' Avrohom Dov Auerbach (1954), Rosh Yeshiva Sha'ar Hashomayim, father of R' Shlomo Zalman

29 Elul - R' Yaakov Halevi Lipschutz, secretary of Rav Yitzchok Elchonon Spector and author of Zichron Yaakov

1 Tishrei - Sara Imeinu
1 Tishrei - R' Amnon of Mainz HY"D(1012)
1 Tishrei - R' Meir Yehuda Leibush, The Malbim
1 Tishrei - R' Yaakov Dovid Wilovsky of Slutzk, Chicago and Tzefas, known as the Ridbaz
2 Tishrei - R' Yisroel Lipshitz (1860) Tiferes Yisroel
2 Tishrei - R' Yisroel ben R' Asher of Stolin (1868) known as the "Yenuka" after being crowned Rebbe at the age of 4. He is also know as the "Frankfurter" since he is buried in Frankfurt.
3 Tishrei - Gedalia ben Achikam (422 B.C.E.)
3 Tishrei - R' Naftali Trop (1930) Rosh Yeshiva in Radin, his sforim on Gemara are used in many Yeshivas.
3 Tishrei - R' Shimon Noson Nota ben R' Dovid Tzvi Shlomo Biderman of Lelov (1929)
3 Tishrei - R' Noson Sternhartz (1972) son of  the author of Kochav Lev, the leader of Breslov, R' Avrohom, great-grandson of R' Noson of Breslov
4 Tishrei - Baal Shem of Michelshtat, R' Yitzchok Aryeh (Zekel Leib) Wormser (1847), numerous people go to his kever on the yartzeit and throughout the year. Here is a book with his bio.
4 Tishrei - R' Avrohom Danziger (1820) Author of Chaye Adam and Chochmas Adam
4 Tishrei - R' Boruch Refoel Soloveitchik, son of the Brisker Rov, R' Yitzchok Zev
5 Tishrei - Naftali ben Yaakov Avinu
5 Tishrei - R' Boruch Sholom HaLevi Ashlag (1991) His father, R' Yehuda Leib was the great Mekubal, the Baal HaSulam on Zohar.
6 Tishrei - R' Aryeh Leib ben R' Boruch (1811), the legendary "Shpole Zeide". See Dixie Yid for a fascinating explanation, from R' Yizchok Meir Morgenstern, of the machlokes between R' Nachman of Breslov and the Shpole Zeide


yitz said...

Tonight, 27 Elul, is the yahrzeit of the Sar Shalom - read a great story here, with more references to previous posts as well.

yitz said...

And tonight is the Shpoler Zeide's yahrzeit. I have a new story here, with reference to last year's post as well...