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Adar 22

Yahrtzeit of Rabbi Yechiel Michel Epstein (1829-1907), often called the Aruch HaShulchan, after his main work of Jewish law. He was a prominent Jewish leader in Lithuania, serving as the rabbi of Novordok for nearly four decades. He was the brother-in-law (and later, father-in-law) of the famed Rabbi Naftali Tzvi Yehuda Berlin (the Netziv), and was the father of Rabbi Baruch Epstein, author of the Torah Temimah.

Article 171 of 356 in the series Day in Jewish History

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