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10 Facts About The Maharal of Prague on The Anniversary of His Passing
He descended from King David, he created a golem in Prague, he married at age 32, and wrote his first book at the age of 66. 10 things you didn’t know about the Maharal of Prague. In honor if his passing on the 18th of Elul 5369 (August 22, 1609)
Meet the Commentators - Maimonides
Meet the Commentators Series with Rabbi Rashi Simon. The Life and Legacy of great Torah personalities who have shaped Jewish Life for the last thousand years
The Holy Ari - Rabbi Yitzchak Luria Zt"l
10 facts about his life in Honor of his Yohrzeit on the 5th of Av (Today)
9 Facts About the Ohr HaChaim in Honor of his Yohrzeit
Learning his books can bring salvation. Countless stories describe the great miracles people experienced by praying at his grave
7 Facts About Rabbi Yaakov Ben Asher on The Anniversary of His Passing
He wrote his commentary on the Torah in one night: Today, the 12th of Tammuz is the anniversary of the passing of the Baal HaTurim - Rabbi Yaakov ben Asher. He is the author of a gigantic work, which even to this day-more than six hundred years later-is still studied by the students and authorities of Jewish law
Watch: The Gravesite of the Maharsha in Ukraine
Moving video: The gravesite of the Maharsha, Rabbi Shmuel Eliezer Eidels, on the anniversary of his passing (Yahrzeit), the 5th of Kislev. Filmed by Yosef Shidler CJ Studios. Song ‘Ribbon’ by Beri Weber
Watch: Rare Footage of the Great Sage Rabbi Elyashiv Learning Torah
Get a glimpse of greatness. The Holy Sage Rabbi Yosef Sholom Elyashiv Zt”l was the leading Torah authority of the previous generation. He spent most of his days engaged in studying the depths of the entire Torah. He passed away at the ripe old age of 102
Maimonides - The Rambam: 10 Facts in Honor of His Yohrtzeit
Is this what he really looked like? Which books didn’t he complete? Today the 20th of Tevet is his Yohrtzeit. Here are 10 facts about Rabbi Moses ben Maimon, the giant of Jewish Law.
10 Facts about Rabbi Chaim Vital in Honor of His Yohrzeit
Today, the 30th of Nisan is Rabbi Chaim Vital’s Yohrzeit, the preeminent student of The Ari and his Kabbalistic teachings
Shifra - Yocheved
According to tradition, Yocheved is buried in the 'Tomb of the Mothers' in Tiberias, along with Zipporah, Moses' wife; Elisheva the daughter of Amminadab, the wife of Aaron; Bilhah and Zilpah, the wives of Jacob; and Rachel, the wife of Rabbi Akiva
How Did Rabbi Kanievsky Know the Groom’s Tzitzit Were Invalid?
A groom went in to Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky to receive a blessing. To his shock, the rabbi asked him “Why aren’t you wearing tzitzit?”
Watch: Rare Video of the Rabbi of Ponevezh
An exceptional video of the Rabbi of Ponevezh, Rabbi Yosef Shlomo Kahaneman, filmed decades ago at the home of the Rotenberg family in Antwerp.
10 Facts about Hacham Rabbi Yehuda Fattiah, on the Anniversary of His Passing
Today, the 27th of Av, is the anniversary of the passing of Hacham Rabbi Yehuda Fattiah, one of the greatest kabbalists of his generation, and the grandfather of the Jerusalem kabbalist Rabbi David Batsri. Here are 10 facts about him.
Manuscript of Ben Ish Chai Found In Saddam Hussein’s Offices
New Book of the Ben Ish Chai’s Discourses Printed for the First Time. The 2-volume Birkas Horeyach was printed from a Manuscript Found In Saddam Hussein’s Intelligence Offices.
The Power of a Tzaddik’s Prayer
An orphan is influenced by Rav Ahrele of Karlin's heartfelt prayer
Chana Weisberg: Inspiring Jewish women around the world
Chana Weisberg's message of empowerment for the Jewish woman is the centerpiece of all five of her books. "Every Jewish woman needs to know that she is incredibly powerful within her family"
Rabbi Yosef Rosen - The Genius of Rogatchov
A little game of numbers - A glimpse into the life of the famous Rogatchover Gaon, a true Talmudic genius
The Ohr Hachaim - An Exclusive Pair of Tefillin
What happened to the tefillin of Rabbi Chaim ibn Attar after he passed away?
The Maharal’s Engagement
A large dowry is lost , but the Maharal did not despair
The Vilna Gaon: Righteous Sins
The pupils of the famous Sage 'The Vilna Gaon' experience a miracle at sea