Category: Gedolim Biographies

Rabbi Yehoshua Besis of Tunisia

Tunis, Tunisia, 1773 Died:Tunis, Tunisia, 1839 Rabbi of Tunis, a man of miracles and wonders, Kabbalist. Rabbi Yehoshua was constantly on guard protecting the Jews of Tunisia from being persecuted by the Moslem people. One of his friends was the…

BEFORE THE DELUGE: THE JEWS OF HUNGARY

As a result of the Treaty of Trianon, Hungary lost a portion of its provinces: Slovakia, Sub-Carpathia, the Maramos-Sziget district, Transylvania, the Banat, Croatia, Slovenia, and the so-called mountain lands which today belong to Czechoslovakia, Romania, Yugoslavia, and Austria. The…

Video: 112-Year-Old Man Shares Secret to Long Life

Torah scholar born in 1900 shares his thoughts on healthy eating, Israeli-Arab conflict. Torah scholar Zechariya Brashi was born in 1900, and recently celebrated his 112th birthday. He spoke to Arutz Sheva about health, diplomacy, and his hopes for the…