Yonah Sztencl

Rabbi Moshe Feinstein, together with Rabbi Yona Shtencel founder Daily Halacha daily mishna
Rabbi Moshe Feinstein, together with Rabbi Yona Shtencel founder Daily Halacha daily mishna
החזון איש משמש כסנדק בברית מילה, תל אביב, סוף שנות ה-40

Jewish Orthodox Rabbi who founded the Mishnah Yomis and the Halacha Yomis.

- Yonah Sztencl

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Mishnah Yomis

In Judaism, Mishnah Yomis (משנה יומית "The Daily Study of the Mishnah") refers to the Torah study cycle in which two Mishnayos (brief collections of rulings dealing with the Oral Law) are learned every day.

Judaica (clockwise from top): Shabbat candlesticks, handwashing cup, Chumash and Tanakh, Torah pointer, shofar and etrog box

Although Jews have been studying the Mishnah ever since it was first compiled about 2000 years ago, this systematic cycle was first established in 1948 by Rabbi Yonah Sztencl.

Chachmei Lublin Yeshiva

Jewish educational institution (yeshiva) which operated in the city of Lublin, Poland, from 1930 to 1939.

Front view, 2021
A synagogue inside the yeshiva building, 2008

Rabbi Yonah Sztencl

Halacha Yomis

Learning program which covers the entire Shulchan Aruch Orach Chaim followed by the Kitzur Shulchan Aruch.

Rabbi Dov Berish Weidenfeld (1881–1965; Chief Rabbi of Tshebin) on the importance of learning the Halacha Yomis of Rav Yonah Sztencl Zatzal
Rabbi Moshe Feinstein on daily Mishnah Yomis and Halacha Yomis studies

The Halacha Yomis was started circa 1950 by Rabbi Yonah Sztencl, under the guidance of many Orthodox Jewish leaders of the time, including the Chazon Ish.

Shlomo Sztencl

Polish Orthodox Jewish rabbi.

Chief Rabbi of Czeladź, Poland Rav of Sosnowiec, Poland
Front cover of Torah Novellae of the Genius From Sosnowiec, comprising Sztencl's two works, Beis Shlomo and 
Koheles Shlomo.
Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky looking at the book
Approbation from Rabbi Chaim Ozer Grodzinski of Sztencl's work Kohelet Shlomo
Rabbinic approbation of Rabbi Aryeh Tzvi Frumer for one of Sztencl's books

One of Sztencl's sons, Rabbi Yonah Sztencl (1904–1969), immigrated to Palestine in 1935 and served as a Rav in Tel Aviv and director of that city's kashrut department.

Daily Rambam Study

Annual study cycle that includes the daily study of Maimonides' magnum opus, Mishneh Torah.

Imaginary 18th-century depiction of Maimonides

Yonah Sztencl founded Halacha Yomis and Mishnah Yomis. -->