180th Yahrtzeit of Chasam Sofer Marked

Tefillos at the kever of the Chasam Sofer, Thursday. (Hamodia)

Thursday, 25 Tishrei, marks the 180th yahrtzeit of the Chasam Sofer, zt”l.

His tziyun in the city of Pressburg (today Bratislava, capital of Slovakia) was visited by thousands of Yidden from all over Europe and Eretz Yisrael. Many communities the world over commemorated the yahrtzeit with seudos and drashos on the works of the Chasam Sofer.