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'משנה ברורה חלק ה

1) 24/11/19 | Siman --:-- Not Available**

2) 25/11/19 | Siman 442:9 Download Here

3) 26/11/19 | Siman 442:10-11 Download Here

4) 27/11/19 | Siman 443:1a Download Here

5) 28/11/19 | Siman 443:1b-2a Download Here

**This שיעור is not available to download


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Hachnosas Orchim (Bal Shem Tov)

Following the Rov's Drosho at Shalosh Seudos (P' Behalosecho 5774), a new BHNY initiative has been started whereby a rota for Shabbos meals will be maintained for Hachnosas Orchim.

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Upcoming yohrtzeits

9 Sivan

R' Moshe ben R' Naftal Hirsch Rivkes, author of Be'er Hagolah on Shulchan Aruch (1672)

R' Yisroel ben R' Shmuel Ashkenazi of Shklov (1839) Talmid of the Gra who moved to Eretz Yisroel, Wrote Pe'as HaShulchon

R' Yaakov Chaim ben R' Yitzchak Baruch Sofer (1870-1938), Wrote Kaf HaChaim, for many Sephardim it is the equivilent of the Mishna Berura. The Sefer Kaf HaChaim is used in many other circles as well, and contains many things according to the Arizal.

R' Yitzchak Issac ben R' Yisachor Beirish of Ziditchov (1873)

R' Moshe Asio (1838) Tzadik of Solonika, wrote Higid Mordechai

R' Ahron Ben Azriel (1879) Av Beis Din of the Sephardim in Yerushalaim, Rosh Yeshiva of Beis El, Wrote K'fi Ahron


10 Sivan

R' Elazar Rokeach (1741) ben R' Shmuel Shmelke, Maaseh Rokeach, descendant of R' Elazar of Garmiza
R' Moshe of Rozvadov (1894) ben R' Eliezer of Dzikov
R' Yishmael HaKohen (1811) Zera Emes
R' Ezra Harari-Raful (1936) Syrian Mekubal in Eretz Yisroel


11 Sivan

R' Yechi ben Moshe Levi (1932) Rosh Yeshiva and Av Beis Din in Yemen
R' Yitzchok Yaakov ben R' Yosef Yehuda Weiss (1989), Av Beis Din of Eidah Chareidis in Yerushalaim, his Minchas Yitzchak is one of the most respected halacha seforim of recent times.
R' Yehuda (Yidel) ben R' Alter Yechezkel Horowitz of Dzhikov (1989)
R' Shmuel Rosenberg, Rov of Unsdorf, wrote Be'er Shmuel
R' Shlomo Zalman Bloch (1976) talmid of the Chofetz Chaim


12 Sivan

R' Menachem Mendel of Bar (1765), one of the early great talmidei Baal Shem Tov. See The Disguised Thought of Reb Mendel of Bar
R' Dovid Pardo (1710 - 1792) Author of Maskil LeDovid on Rashi and Chasdei Dovid on Tosefta.
R' Avrohom ben R' Noach Weinberg (1981) Slonimer Rebbe, author of Birchas Avrohom


13 Sivan

R' Ephraim Katz of Vilna (1616-1678), Shaar Ephraim
R' Avrohom Yitzchaki (1729), Tzadik in Yerushalaim, author of Zera Avrohom
R' Chaim Yisroel Morgenstern of Pilov (1905) ben R' Dovid of Kotzk ben R' Menachem Mendel of Kotzk. Wrote Shaelu Shelom Yerushalaim and Maaseh Hamenorah, which are included in Sefer Shearis Yisroel
R' Yaakov Meir ben R' Shlomo Betzalel Biderman (1869-1941) Married into the Gerrer Dynasty, was very involved in Agudas Yisroel. Died in the Warsaw Ghetto.

R' Yitzchok Issac Weiss of Spinka HY"D (1944) ben R' Yosef Meir, Author of Chakal Yitzchok

R' Yaakov Mutzafi (1983), Mekubal & Rov of the Sefardic Eida Chareidis in Yerushalaim


14 Sivan

R' Chaim of Volozhin (1749-1821) Talmid muvhak of the Vilna Gaon, wrote Nefesh HaChaim, Ruach Chaim and Nishmas Chaim. Founded the Volozhin Yeshiva.
R' Chaim Dovid Amar, talmid of the Ohr HaChaim
R' Moshe ben R' Pinchas Dovid HaLevi Horowitz (1985), Bostoner Rebbe
R' Nissim Chaim ben R' Yaakov Yagen (1999) Tzadik from Yerusalayim who was
very involved in kiruv.

R' Yaakov Yisroel V'Yishurin Rubin of Sasregen HY"D (1884-1944) ben R' Boruch of Gorla, scion of Ropshitz. Murdered in Auschwitz. Wrote hagaos on Shulchon Aruch.


15 Sivan

Yehuda ben Yaakov Avinu (1436 B.C.E.)

R' Yedidyah Raphael Chai Abulafia (1869) Head of Yeshiva Beis El, Yeshiva of Mekubalim in Yerushalayim

R' Sholom Shekalo (1919) Tzadik of the Syrian community of Aram Soba


16 Sivan

R' Mordechai Menachem Mendel ben R' Yisroel Yitzchok Kalish of Vorke, Talmid of the Kotzker (1868)
R' Sholom Eliezer Halberstam HY"D of Ratzfort (1944) ben R' Chaim of Sanz
R' Sholom Frischman of Satmar HY"D (1944) ben R' Yosef Areyeh Leibish of Tomashov

R' Boruch Yosef ben R' Yisroel Zak of Kureslov, Kobriner Rebbe of New York (1949) Son-in-law of R' Dovid Tzvi Rabinovich of Kobrin and a descendant, ben acher ben, from R' Yechiel Mechel of Zlotchov. He wrote Birchas Yosef and many other seforim. He is interred in Mount Judah Cemetery in Queens, NY.


17 Sivan

R' Aharon ben R' Asher of Karlin, the Beis Ahron (1872) His grandfather was R' Ahron "HaGadol", the first Rebbe of Karlin.

R' Moshe ben R' Yosef Tzvi Vorhand (1944) Makover Rov, author of Ohel Moshe. He states in his will: "I will surely help whoever comes to my grave and sheds tears, expressing his desire repent. I promise that whoever assists in the tikun of my neshamah, even if he isn't my talmid- how much more so if he is my student- won't depart from this world without doing complete teshuva." I believe he is buried in Hungary.

R' Tzvi Hirsh Broide, Rosh Yeshiva of Kelm


18 Sivan

R' Yisachor Dov Ber ben R' Yitzchok, the Sava Kadish of Radositz (1843).

R' Avrohom HaKohen Sharantzil Rappaport (1651) He was a wealthy businessman
who was a Gadol in Poland. Served as Rosh Yeshiva in Lvov for over 40 years without pay.
R' Yerucham Levovitz, Legendary Mashgiach of the Mirrer Yeshiva (1936)
R' Ahron Cohen, Rosh Yeshiva of Chevron Yeshiva (1961)
R' Yisroel Zev Gustman (1991), talmid of R' Shimon Shkop, he was on the Beis
Din of R' Chaim Ozer Grodzinsky at age 19. Opened the Netzach Yisroel
Yeshiva in Rechavia, Yerushalayim.


19 Sivan

R' Yehudah Ibn Atar (1733), author of Minchas Yehuda, Rosh Yeshiva in Fez, Morocco, was greatly praised by the Chida in Shem HaGedolim, from the same family as the Ohr HaChaim

R' Shmuel ben R' Mordechai Hominer, author of Eved Hamelech


20 Sivan

R' Yechiel Michel ben R' Elazar of Nemirov HY"D (1648), author of Shivrei Luchos. Killed together with the whole town of Nemirov on the first day of the Tach V'Tat massacres. This is commemorated to this day by some who fast and say slichos. See Chof Sivan for more.
R' Yisroel Dan ben R' Shmuel Eliyahu Taub of Modzitz (2003), author of Nachlas Dan.
R' Elazar Flecklesh, author of Teshuva Me'Ahava
R' Chaim Mordechai Labaton (1869) Lived in Eretz Yisroel, he was the author of Nechach Hashulchan


21 Sivan

R' Shlomo ben R' Elazar Shapira of Munkach (1893) Grandson of the Bnei Yisaschor and grandfather of the Minchas Elazar.

R' Shimon Sofer HY"D (1944) Son of the Ksav Sofer, R' Avrohom Shmuel Binyomin. He was 94 when he was killed in the Holocaust. He was a known as a great talmid chochom, tzadik and miracle worker.


22 Sivan
R' Isamar Rosenbaum (1973), Nadvorna Rebbe, son of R' Meir of Kretchnif
R' Refoel Shlomo Erdit (1833) Rov of Izmir, wrote Shem Shlomo
R' Eliyahu Bechor Chazan (1908) Wrote Talumos Lev


23 Sivan
R' Yaakov Pollack of Lublin (1525), outstanding Talmudist of his age. He was the Rebbe of many of the greatest gedolim of the time.
R' Rafael Tzemach ben Shimon (1780) Rosh Yeshiva of Chesed L'Avrohom
R' Shmuel Tzvi Kovalski (1993) Legendary Rosh Kolel of Sochachov
R' Yehuda Assad (1866), author of Responsa Mahari

Reb Yaakov Yitzchok of Balondov (1882) ben R' Chaim Meir Yechiel of Moglenitz.

24 Sivan
R" Moshe b. Shlomo HaKohen, one of the Baalei Tosafos from Germany
R' Avrohom Salim (1938) Mekubal, lived in Yerushalayim
R' Masaoud HaKohen Elchadad (1927) Head of Yeshiva Beis El of Mekubalim, died at age 107


25 Sivan
R' Shimon ben Gamliel, Tanna, one of the Asarei Harugei Malchus
R' Yishmael Kohen Gadol, Tanna, one of the Asarei Harugei Malchus
R' Chaninah Sagan HaKohanim, Tanna
R' Dovid Mireles, author of Korban Ha'eidah on Talmud Yerushalmi (1762)
R' Boruch Shimon Schneerson, Rosh Yeshiva of Tchebin (2001)
R' Avraham Barzani, Renowned Mekubal
R' Yissachar Dov Lifshitz (1944), Stropkover Rebbe


26 Sivan

R' Yonoson ben Uziel, tanna and author of Targum Yonason ben Uziel
R' Yosi ben Kisma, tanna

R' Yitzchak ben R' Chaim of Volozhin

R' Avrohom Yehoshua Heschel of Moglenitz (1878) ben R' Chaim Meir Yechiel "the Saraph" of Moglenitz. The yahrzeit of his older brother, R' Yaakov Yitzchok of Balondov, was two days ago. See there for more on their lineage.

R' Refoel Yosef ben Robi, author of Derech Hamelech on Rambam

R' Shimon Ashriki (1930), Av Beis din in Yerusholayim

R' Yehoshua Buchsbaum HY"D Rav of Galanta
R' Reuven Fein, Rosh Yeshiva of Torah Vodaas

R’ Michel Yehuda Lefkowitz


27 Sivan

R' Chanina ben Tradyon, tanna - one of the Asara Harugei Malchus
R' Meir ben R' Issac Eisenstadt, Maharam Ash, author of Panim Me'iros (1744)


28 Sivan

R' Meshulom Feivish HaLevi Lowy of Tosh (1873) ben R' Mordechai. Talmid of Maharam Ash (yahrzeit was yesterday) and then R' Dovid of Dinov and then became one of the important Chassidim of R' Yitzchok Issac of Kaliv. His great-grandson, the present Tosher Rebbe, who bears the same name, is one of the most respected tzadikim alive today. He has a community, called Kiryas Tash, near Montreal, and people travel to see him from all over the world, in order to receive his blessings. The Tosher Rebbe and his Chassidim are known for their love of all Jews and welcome visitors there with open arms.

R' Avrohom Adadi (1874), Rov in Tripoli, wrote Vayikra Avrohom
R' Shimshon Aaron Polansky, Rov of Teplik


30 Sivan

R' Moshe ben R' Levi Najara (1580), talmid of Arizal , wrote Lekach Tov on Rashi, father of R' Yisroel Najara
R' Chaim ben R' Yitzchok Kitza (1849), Av Beis Din of Irsha, one of the great tzadikim of Hungary
R' Shlomo Kluger (1869) ben R' Yuda Ahron, Rov of Brod, author of Chochmas Shlomo and many other seforim, He was raised by the Dubno Magid.
R' Meir Rosenbaum of Kretchnif (1908) known as a great Baal Mofes and writer of kameyas He was the son of R' Mordechai of Nadvorna

Tue, 2 June 2020 10 Sivan 5780