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pre-pesach hagolas keilim | this sunday! (02-april)

pre-shachris hilchos pesach

The Rov will be giving shiurim on Hilchos Pesach this coming Shabbos (P'Vayikro) and next Shabbos (P'Tzav/HaGodol) from 8.55am-9.20am.

torah & toddlers | continues monday morning! (03-apr)

chumash rashi SHIUR | continues TOMORROW evening! (29-mar)

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omud yomi shiur | continues tomorrow morning! (29-MAR)

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mishnah brurah yomi | continues this evening! (28-mar)

daf yomi b'halocho (DirsHU) index

משנה ברורה חלק ב

1) 05/03/17 | Siman 203:1-3 Coming Soon

2) 06/03/17 | Siman 203-4-8 Coming Soon

3) 07/03/17 | Siman --:-- Coming Soon

4) 08/03/17 | Siman --:-- Coming Soon

5) 09/03/17 | Siman --:-- Coming Soon


7 January | We are no longer able to publish the Shiurim by uploading the file to the site. From now on, each link will direct you to a Dropbox file to subsequently stream or download to your system. (Your system must support .m4a files - iPhones are fine)

This should not pose any problems to most users. If you're having storage issues then stream the shiur  and do not download it!

Alternatively, Smartphone Users can download the free Dropbox App (Available on iOS and Android) which should play them for you on the App itself upon clicking the links. 

Apologies for the inconvenience.

(The most recent week of שיעורים will be posted here whereas a full archive from the beginning of the Cheilek will be available on the "Dirshu Archive" Page)

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Thursday Nights

The next ליל שישי פרשה שיעור (P'TBA) will be given by:

TBA שליט"א

Followed by Hot Refreshments and a דבר תורה from TBA נ"י

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See you on Thursday!

9.35-9.45: Hilchos Shabbos (Rabbi Tugendhaft שליט"א)

9.45-10.15: Parasha Shiur (Guest Speaker)

10.15: מעריב (followed by Cholent, Kugel & Dvar Torah)

Upcoming yohrtzeits

1 Nisan – Nadav and Avihu, sons of Ahron HaKohen
1 Nisan -Rav Rachumai, Tanna
1 Nisan -R' Shmuel Kellin of Boskowitz, wrote Machtzis Hashekel on Magen Avrohom
1 Nisan -R' Moshe Yosef Hoffman, Dayan in Pupa
1 Nisan -R' Elimelech ben R' Chaim Meir Yechiel of Grodzensk, wrote Divrei Elimelech and Imrei Elimelech. Father of the Piazeczna Rebbe HY"D (Aish Kodesh, Chovas Hatalmidim)


2 Nisan -R' Sholom Dov Ber ben R' Shmuel Schneerson, the Rebbe RaShaB, 5th Lubavitcher Rebbe (1920)

2 Nisan -R' Yaakov Yosef ben R' Dovid Twersky, Skverer Rebbe (1968)


3 Nisan -R' Aryeh Leib Grossnass, author of Lev Aryeh
3 Nisan -R' Eliyahu Meir Finkel, (father of the current Mirrer Rosh Yeshiva, R' Nosson Tzvi Finkel) Nasi of Mirrer Yeshiva, Yerushalayim

3 Nisan -R' Levi Yitzchak Slonim, was the son of Rebbetzin Menuchah Rochel, daughter of the Mitteler Rebbe


4 Nisan -R' Yochonon Twersky of Rachmastrivka, son of R' Mordechai, the Magid of Chernobyl (1895)
4 Nisan -R' Yaakov Tzvi ben R' Gamliel Mecklenberg, author of Haksav V'hakabolah (1865)


5 Nisan -R' Avrohom Yehoshua Heschel ben R' Shmuel, the Apta Rov, Ohev Yisroel (1825) buried next to Baal Shem Tov. See here for more.
5 Nisan -R' Tzvi Elimelech Shapira of Bluzhov ben R' Dovid of Dinov, wrote Tzvi Latzadik
5 Nisan -R' Moshe ben Shlomo Rokeach(1939) Kiev-Zlotchover Rebbe. He is a descendent of R' Elazar of Amsterdam. He is buried in
Mount Judah Cemetery in Queens, NY.
5 Nisan -R' Reuven Yosef Gershonowitz, the Tzaddik of Ofakim (1995)


6 Nisan -R' Aharon ben R' Shmuel Yaakov Roth, Shomer Emunim (1947) The Shomer Emunim, Toldos Ahron and Toldos Avrohom Yitzchok dynasties come from him.
Nisan -R' Meir Don Plotsky, author of Kli Chemda (1928)
6 Nisan -R. Hillel ben Zev Tzvi HaKohen Klein, Buried in Brooklyn's Washington Cemetery. See
here for more.
6 Nisan -R' Meir ben Yaakov Schiff, the Maharam Schiff (Some sources say 20Adar)


7 Nisan - R' Pinchos Zelig, Rav of Lask and author of Ateres Paz (1670)
7 Nisan - R' Yitzchok of Drohbich (1758) ben R' Yosef, father of R' Yechiel Mechel of Zlotchov
7 Nisan - R' Aryeh Leib Yellin of Bialystock, author of Yefeh Einayim (1884)
7 Nisan - Dr. Moshe Wallach, founder of Shaarei Tzedek Hospital (1957), known for his tzidkus.


8 Nisan - R' Mordechai ben Dov Ber Shapira of Neshchiz (1800), Talmid Muvhak of R' Yechiel Mechel of Zlotchov
8 Nisan - R' Eliyahu of Prague ben Binyamin Wolf Shapiro, author of Eliyahu Rabba (1712)
8 Nisan - R' Yechiel Michel Tikochinsky, author of Gesher HaChaim

8 Nisan - R' Eliyahu Hakadosh of York, Rabbeinu Yom Tov and several other of the English Baalei Tosafos. They were killed  "al Kiddush Hashem" at Clifford's Tower, in York, during the Crusades 1146. This is where the Cherem of York, forbidding Jews to never sleep in the City of York overnight, started.

8 Nisan - Reb Yaakov Tzvi Yales of Premezyln, author of Melo Haroim and Kehillas Yaakov, 1825


9 Nisan - R' Chaim Meir ben R' Yisroel Hager of Vizhnitz, the Imrei Chaim (1972)
9 Nisan - R' Aryeh Leib ben R' Binyamin Beinish Levine, Mashgiach of Yeshiva Eitz Chaim. (1969)Known as "the tzadik of Yerushalaim". Stories about him are legendary.

9 Nisan - R' Yosef Yoska Han Nargolin ben Pinchos, Yosef Ometz


10 Nisan - Miriam Hanevia (1270 B.C.E.)

10 Nisan - R' Shalom Mashash, Sephardic Rav of Yerushalayim, passed away Shabbos Hagadol 5763/2003


11 Nisan - R' Moshe ben Nachman, the Ramban (1270)
11 Nisan - R' Yeshaya ben R' Avrohom Halevi Horowitz, the Shelah (1630)
11 Nisan - R' Shlomo Zalman Lipschitz, Chemdas Shlomo (1839)
11 Nisan - R' Betzalel Hakohen of Vilna, Mareh Kohen


12 Nisan - R' Shimshon Dovid Pincus (2001) ben R' Chaim Avrohom, Rav in Ofakim and Johannesburg. Was tragically killed in a car accident together with his wife and a daughter.


13 Nisan - R' Yosef ben R' Ephraim Karo, the Beis Yosef (1575)
13 Nisan - R' Moshe ben R' Chaim Alshich, Toras Moshe (1593)
13 Nisan - R'
Menachem Mendel Schneerson of Lubavitch ben R' Sholom Shachna, Tzemach Tzedek (1866)


14 Nisan - R' Avrohom Yaffen, Rosh Yeshiva, Novardok (1970)
14 Nisan - R' Asher Yeshaya of Ropshitz ben R' Eliezer Lipman (1845), son-in-law and successor of R' Naftali of Ropshitz


15 Nisan - Yitzchak Avinu (also Birthday)
15 Nisan - Yehuda ben Yaakov Avinu
15 Nisan - Iyov
15 Nisan - R' Yona ben R' Yeshaya Tumim, author of Kikayon L'Yona (1669)


16 Nisan - Levi ben Yaakov Avinu
16 Nisan - R' Nosson Ordman, Rosh Yeshiva - Eitz Chaim, London (1996)
16 Nisan - R' Simcha Zissel Broyde, Rosh Yeshiva - Chevron (2000)


17 Nisan - R' Avrohom Reuven of Prague ben Hoshke Hakohen, Yalkut Reuveni (1673)
17 Nisan - R' Meir Abuchatzeira of Ashdod (1983) ben R' Yisroel, Son of Baba Sali. His sons are all great tzadikim who are sought after by people around the world.

17 Nisan - R' Yisroel Noach of Niezhin ben R' Menachem Mendel of Lubavitch
17 Nisan - R' Moshe Mordechai ben R' Avrohom Yehoshua Heschel, Kapishnitzer Rebbe (1975)
17 Nisan - R' Shlomo ben Moshe Wolbe, Mashgiach,Yeshiva Be'er Yaakov – Wrote Sefer Alei Shur (2005)


18 Nisan - R' Moshe Ellinson, Rov of Ohel Torah Manchester
18 Nisan - R' Meir Halevi, author of Yad Ramah (1244)


19 Nisan - R' Yehoshua Falk ben R' Alexander Hakohen (1614), author of Me'iras Einayim and D'risha & P'risha on the Tur
19 Nisan - R' Aharon Hagadol of Karlin ben R' Yaakov "the Nistar"(1772)
19 Nisan - R' Menachem ben R' Elazar Ziemba of Warsaw HY"D (1943)
19 Nisan - R' Shmuel Alexander Unsdorfer of Montreal-Petach Tikva (2002)


20 Nisan - R' Hai bar Sherira Hagaon, Rosh Yeshivas Pompedisa. The last of the gaonim of Pumpedisa (1038)
20 Nisan - R' Yitzchak Chori, Dayan in Djerba
20 Nisan - R' Yechezkel Panet of Karlsberg ben R' Yosef, Wrote Mareh Yechezkel (1845)

20 Nisan – R' Yaakov of Moglonitza ben R' Elimelech of Lizensk, was called Tzadik Nistar"


21 Nisan - R' Moshe ben Yosef Mitrani, Mabit (some say the 22nd or 23nd) (1585)

21 Nisan – R' Shmuel Shapiro (1989), Ziknei Breslov
21 Nisan - R' Shimon Yisroel Posen, the Shoproner Rebbe


22 Nisan - R' Yehuda Rosenes, author of Mishna Lamelech (1727)
22 Nisan - R' Yisroel Yitzchak of Vorki ben R' Shimon "Baal Rachmonis" Kalisch, (1848) Tenth generation from the Levush, Vorka and Amshinov chassidus comes from him

22 Nisan - R' Shimon "Caftan" Shlisgal, Gabbai Tzedaka who the Chofetz Chaim said was a hidden tzadik


23 Nisan - R' Yisrael Shalom Yosef ben R' Yitzchok of Bohosh (1926) author of Peer Yisrael

24 Nisan - R' Avrohom Yehoshua Heschel Weinberg, the Slonimer Rebbe of Tel Aviv (1978)

24 Nisan - R' Chaim Yitzchak Chaikin, Rosh Yeshiva of Aix-les-Baines


25 Nisan - R' Chaim of Sanz ben R' Aryeh Leibish Halberstam of Ternigrad, author of Divrei Chaim (1876) Descendant of the Chacham Tzvi and son-in-law of R' Baruch Frankel Teumim, author of Baruch Taam. He was a talmid of his father-in-law and R' Naftali of Ropshitz. Many great dynasties descend from the Divrei Chaim, most famous among them is Bobov and Klausenberg.


26 Nisan - R' Nachman Tulchiner ben R' Avrohom Halevi (1884) prominent talmid of R' Noson of Breslov

26 Nisan - R' Efraim ben R’ Aharon Navon, Rov of Constantinople, and author of Machaneh Ephraim

26 Nisan - R' Nachman of Tulchin ben R' Avrohom, Talmid of R' Noson of Breslov

26 Nisan - R' Moshe ben R' Chaim Tzvi Teitelbaum (2006), the Satmar Rebbe the Beirach Moshe, son of the Atzei Chaim of Sighet, nephew of R’ Yoel of Satmar, father of current Satmar Rebbes.


27 Nisan - R' Yehuda Kahana, the Kuntress Hasfeikos (1819)

27 Nisan - R' Yeshayahu Asher Zelig Margulies, famous Yerushalayimer mekubal, author of Kumi V'Roni

27 Nisan - R' Levi Yitzchak ben R’ Moshe Greenwald, Tzelemer Rov (1980) Son of Arugas Habosem

27 Nisan - R' Avigdor ben Yisroel HaKohen Miller (2001)

27 Nisan - R' Sholom Moshe ben Shmuel Dovid Ungar (2003), Nitra Rav of Mount Kisco, Holocaust rescue worker in Slovakia together with his brother-in-law Rav Michoel Ber Weissmandl


28 Nisan - R' Shabsei Sheftel Halevi Horowitz (1660), son of the Shlah Hakadosh, R' Yeshayah

28 Nisan - R' Shem Klingberg HY"D ben R' Avrohom Mordechai (1943), the Zaloshytzer Rebbe of Krakow, from the Komarna dynasty. Killed in a concentration camp. One of the greatest Mekubalim of his time. Wrote sefer Ohelei Shem

28 Nisan - R' Yichiyeh ben Yosef Tzalach, the Maharitz, founder of the Yeminite Baladi community and Dayan in Sanaa (1805)
28 Nisan - R' Yehoshua of Ostrova ben R' Shlomo Yehuda Leib (1873), author of Toldos Adam, talmid of R' Moshe of Kobrin (whose yartzeit is tomorrow)
28 Nisan - R' Aaron ben R' Yitzchok Menashe Hakohen Rosenfeld, Pinsk-Karliner Rebbe (2001)

28 Nisan - R' Moshe ben R' Yaakov Halberstam (2006), moreh tzedek of Badatz Eida Hachareidis


29 Nisan - R' Moshe of Kobrin ben R' Yisroel (1858), talmid of R' Mordechai and R' Noach of Lechovich His talmid muvhok was R' Avrohom of Slonim. Some of his Torah is in Toras Avos
29 Nisan - R' Mordechai Sholom Yosef ben R' Ahron Friedman, Sadigerer Rebbe, Keneses Mordechai (1979)


30 Nisan - Rabeinu Yosef Halevi Migash, talmid of the Rif (1141)
30 Nisan - R' Chaim Vital ben R' Yosef Calabrisi, talmid muvhak of the Arizal (1620)

30 Nisan - R' Yaakov Berav (1546)

30 Nisan - R' Yaakov Emden ben R' Tzvi Hersh, the Yaavetz, son of the Chacham Tzvi (1776)
30 Nisan - R' Nesanel ben R’ Naftoli Zvi Hirsh Weill (1769), the Korban Nesanel, Av Beis Din of Karlsruhe

30 Nisan - R' Chaim Meir Yechiel Shapira of Drohobitcz (1924) son of Avi Ezri Zelig of Mogelnitz and grandson of R' Chaim Meir Yechiel Shapira, "the Saraph" of Moglenitz and of R' Avraham Yaakov Friedman, the Sadiger Rebbe. Made aliyah with his entire family in 1921. His matzeiva was intact in 1967, when the arab caretaker of Har Zeisim testified that when attempts were made to remove the headstone and that of his wife and mother, the workers' hands shook so hard that they abandoned the task (from sefer Ner Yisroel).

Wed, 29 March 2017 2 Nisan 5777