Mendel Weinbach
Chona Menachem Mendel (Mendel) Weinbach (24 September 1933 – 11 December 2012) was an Orthodox Jewish rabbi and one of the fathers of the modern-day baal teshuva movement in his capacity as co-f...
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Eliyahu Eliezer Dessler
Eliyahu Eliezer Dessler (1892 – 30 December 1953) was an Orthodox rabbi, Talmudic scholar, and Jewish philosopher of the 20th century. He is known as mashgiach ruchani ("spiritual counselor") of...
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Jimmy Kessler
James Lee "Jimmy" Kessler (born December 10, 1945), the founder of the Texas Jewish Historical Society, is the first native Texan to serve as rabbi of Congregation B'nai Israel in Galveston, Texas.
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Nisson Alpert
Nisson Alpert (1927–1986) was one of the most outstanding and prominent students of Rabbi Moshe Feinstein.
Rabbi Nisson Lipa Alpert was born in 1927 in Polanka, a small shtetl in Poland. He was n...
Gedalia Schorr
Rabbi Gedalyahu Schorr (27 November 1910 – 7 July 1979), also known as Gedalia Schorr, was a prominent rabbi and rosh yeshiva. He was regarded as the "first American Gadol" (Torah giant), an exp...
Ahron Soloveichik
Rabbi Ahron (Aaron) Soloveichik;(Hebrew: אהרן סולובייצ'יק‎; May 1, 1917 - October 4, 2001) was a renowned scholar of Talmud, Halakha and a Rosh Yeshiva; known especially within circles of Orthod...
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Shmuel Bornsztain (second Sochatchover rebbe)
Shmuel Bornsztain (16 October 1855– 10 January 1926, 4 Cheshvan 5616 – 24 Teves 5686), also spelled Borenstein or Bernstein, was the second Rebbe of the Sochatchov Hasidic dynasty. He was...
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Chaskel Besser
Chaskel Besser (February 12, 1923 – February 9, 2010) was an American Orthodox rabbi for much of the 20th and early 21st century. He lived in Manhattan, New York. He was born in Katowice, Poland and ...
David Rosen (rabbi)
Rabbi David Shlomo Rosen CBE, born in 1951 in Newbury, Berkshire, England, is the former Chief Rabbi of Ireland (1979–85) and currently serves as the Director of the American Jewish Committee's Depar...
Shalom Arush
Shalom Arush (Hebrew: שלום ארוש‎; born 15 April 1952) is an Israeli Breslov rabbi and founder of the Chut Shel Chessed Institutions. He spreads the teachings of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov amon...
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Aaron Tänzer
Aaron Tänzer ((also) German: Aron Tänzer, Hungarian: Tänzer Áron; also German: Arnold Tänzer; January 30, 1871 – February 26, 1937, Göppingen) was an Austrian rabbi. He was born in Pressbu...
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Gotthard Deutsch
Gotthard Deutsch (31 January 1859 – 14 October 1921), also spelled Gottard Deutsch, was a scholar of Jewish history.
Deutsch was born in Dolní Kounice, Moravia, Austria, as Eliezer Deutsch, the so...
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Shmuel Alexandrov
Rabbi Shmuel Alexandrov of Bobruisk (Hebrew: שמואל אלכסנדרוב‎; 1865–1941) was a prominent student of the Volozhin Yeshiva, who became close to the tradition of Chabad Hasidism. Alexandrov was a ...
Shlomo Aviner
Rabbi Shlomo Chaim Hacohen Aviner (in Hebrew: שלמה חיים הכהן אבינר, born 1943/5703 as Claude Langenauer) is an Israeli orthodox rabbi, born in France. He is the rosh yeshiva of the Ateret Yerushalayim...
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Hartwig Naftali Carlebach
Rabbi Hartwig Naftali Carlebach (1889–1967), known as Rabbi Naphtali Carlebach was a leading Rabbi in Berlin, Germany, Baden, Austria, and Manhattan, New York.
He was born in 1889, the youngest of...
Tzvi Hersh Weinreb
Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb (born 1940) is an ordained rabbi, a qualified psychotherapist and the Executive Vice President Emeritus of the Orthodox Union, the largest Orthodox Jewish organisation in ...
Chanoch Henoch Bornsztain
Chanoch Henoch Bornsztain (died 23 September 1965), also spelled Borenstein or Bernstein, was the fourth Rebbe of the Sochatchov Hasidic dynasty. He acceded to the position of Rebbe following the dea...
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Shmuel Yitzchak Hillman
Rabbi Shmuel Yitzchak Hillman (July 2, 1868–June 1, 1953) was a renowned Orthodox Jewish Talmudic scholar, Posek and rabbi and served as a Dayan of the London Beth Din.
Rabbi Hillman was bor...
Hayyim Angel
Rabbi Hayyim Angel is the National Scholar of the Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals (jewishideas.org). He also teaches advanced Bible courses to undergraduate, graduate, and rabbinical students at...
Yaakov Yitzchak Horowitz
Rabbi Yaakov Yitzchak Horowitz is one of North America’s foremost experts on kosher food production and a key part of Manischewitz, the continent’s leading kosher brand (MacLean’s 12/08/2008). He serv...
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Joseph Chotzner
Reverend Joseph Chotzner (1844-1914) was the first rabbi of the Jewish community in Belfast, Ireland. Rev. Chotzner served from 1870-1880 at the helm of the Belfast Synagogue. According to the Jewish ...
Yitzhak HaLevi Herzog
Yitzhak HaLevi Herzog (Hebrew: יצחק אייזיק הלוי הרצוג; born 3 December 1888 – died 25 July 1959), also known as Isaac Herzog, was the first Chief Rabbi of Ireland, his term lasting from 1921 to 1936. ...
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Joseph B. Soloveitchik
Joseph Ber (Yosef Dov, Yoshe Ber) Soloveitchik (February 27, 1903 – April 9, 1993) (Hebrew: יוסף דב הלוי סולובייצ'יק‎) was a major American Orthodox rabbi, Talmudist and modern Jewish philosophe...
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Hugo Gryn
Hugo Gabriel Gryn (25 June 1930 – 18 August 1996) was a British Reform rabbi and a regular broadcaster and a leading voice in interfaith dialogue.Hugo Gryn was born into a prosperous Jewish family in ...
Harold Kushner
Rabbi Harold Samuel Kushner is a prominent American rabbi aligned with the progressive wing of Conservative Judaism, and a popular author.
Born in Brooklyn, Kushner was educated at Columbia Univer...