Yosef Yozel Horwitz
Yosef Yozel Horowitz (Hebrew: יוסף יוזל הורוביץ), also Yosef Yoizel Hurwitz, known as the Alter of Novardok (1847–1919) was a student of Rabbi Yisroel Salanter, the founder of the Musar movement. Horw...
Baruch Sorotzkin
Rephoel Baruch Sorotzkin (February 5, 1917 - February 10, 1979) was the Rosh Yeshiva of the Telz Yeshiva in Cleveland and among American Jewry's foremost religious leaders.Sorotzkin was born on Februa...
Shneur Zalman of Liadi
Shneur Zalman of Liady (Hebrew: שניאור זלמן מליאדי‎) (September 4, 1745 – December 15, 1812 O.S. / 18 Elul 5505 - 24 Tevet 5573), was an Orthodox Rabbi, and the founder and first Rebbe of Ch...
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Binyomin Paler
Rabbi Binyomin Paler (Hebrew: בנימין פלר‎; 1908 – August 6, 2000) was a Haredi rosh yeshiva and Talmudist who is regarded as one of those who brought the Brisk yeshivas and methods fro...
Chaim Ozer Grodzinski
Chaim Ozer Grodzinski (Hebrew: חיים עוזר גרודזנסקי‎; August 24, 1863 – August 9, 1940) was a pre-eminent Av beis din (rabbinical judge), posek (halakhic authority), and Talmudic scholar in ...
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Yaakov Yitzchok Ruderman
Rabbi Yaakov Yitzchok Ruderman (1901, Daŭhinava - July 11, 1987) was a prominent Talmudic scholar and rabbi who founded and served as rosh yeshiva (yeshiva head) of Yeshiva Ner Yisroel in Baltimore. H...
Nissan Neminov
Nissan Neminov (1903–1984), known familiarly as Reb Nissan, was a Belarusian Orthodox rabbi. Specifically, he served as a Mashpia, Hasidic mentor, in the Yeshiva of Tomchei Temimim in Brunoy, ...
Naftali Zvi Yehuda Berlin
Naftali Zvi Yehuda Berlin, (b. Mir, Russia, 1816 - d. Warsaw, Poland, August 10, 1893), also known as Reb Hirsch Leib Berlin, and commonly known by the acronym Netziv, was an Orthodox rabbi, dean of t...
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Strashelye (Hasidic dynasty)
Strashelye, is an extinct branch of the Chabad school of Hasidic Judaism, named after the town Strashelye in the Mohilev Province of present-day Belarus, where its leader lived. Like all Hasidim it is...
Yitzchak Elchanan Spektor
Yitzchak Elchanan Spektor (or Isaac Elhanan Spector) (1817–March 6, 1896) (Hebrew: יצחק אלחנן ספקטור‎) was a Russian rabbi, Posek and Talmudic sage of the 19th century.
Rabbi Spektor was...
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Yaakov Yisrael Kanievsky
Rabbi Yaakov Yisrael Kanievsky, known as The Steipler or The Steipler Gaon (1899–1985), was a rabbi, Talmudic scholar, and posek ("decisor" of Jewish law).
He was born in the Ukrainian town...
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Hayyim Tyrer
Hayyim ben Solomon Tyrer (Hebrew: חיים בן שלמה טירר‎) was a Hasidic rabbi and kabbalist. After he had been rabbi at five different towns, among them Mogilev, Czernowitz and Botoșani, he sett...
Joshua Zeitlin
Joshua Zeitlin, (Hebrew: יהושע צייטלין‎), (1742, Shklov, Belarus - August 18, 1822, Kherson, Novorossiya), was a Russian rabbinical scholar and philanthropist. He was a pupil of the Talmudi...
Nahum Grodner
Rabbi Nahum Grodner (Nahum ben Uzziel Kaplan) (1811 – Grodno October 25, 1879) was a preacher and philanthropist.Though he was a great Talmudist, he preferred to hold the humble position of shammash (...
Yitzchok Zev Soloveitchik
Yitzchok Zev Halevi Soloveitchik (Hebrew: יצחק זאב הלוי סולובייצ'יק), also known as Velvel Soloveitchik ("Zev" means "wolf" in Hebrew, and "Velvel" is the diminutive of "wolf" in Yiddish) or as the Br...
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Hadiach
Hadiach (Ukrainian: Гáдяч, Russian: Гáдяч, Polish: Hadziacz), sometimes spelled Hadyach, Gadyach, Gadiach, or Hadziacz, is a small and historic city in Poltava Oblast (province) in the cen...
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Chaim of Volozhin
Chaim of Volozhin (also known as Chaim ben Yitzchok of Volozhin or Chaim Ickovits; January 21, 1749 – June 14, 1821) was an Orthodox rabbi, Talmudist, and ethicist. Popularly known as "Reb Chaim...
Boruch Ber Leibowitz
Boruch Ber Leibowitz (1864 – November 17, 1939 (5 Kislev, 5700) (Hebrew: ברוך בער ליבוביץ) was a prominent student of Rabbi Chaim Brisker and was famed for his Talmudic lectures.Reb Boruch Ber, ...
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Yosef Eliyahu Henkin
Rabbi Yosef Eliyahu Henkin (1881–1973) was a prominent Orthodox rabbi in the United States. He was born in 1881 in Klimavichy, Belarus, then in the Russian Empire, and studied at the Slutzker Yeshiva ...
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Yitzchak Yaacov Reines
Yitzchak Yaacov Reines יצחק יעקב ריינס (Isaac Jacob Reines), (1839-1915) was a Lithuanian Orthodox rabbi and the founder of the Mizrachi Religious Zionist Movement.
Rabbi Yitzchak Yaacov Reines a...
Moshe Schneersohn
Moshe Schneersohn (also, Moshe Zalmonovitch or Moshe Shneuri, later Leon Yulievitz) (born c. 1784 - died, before 1853) was the youngest son of the founder of Chabad-Lubavitch Hasidism, Rabbi Shneur Z...
Yehezkel Abramsky
Yehezkel Abramsky (Hebrew: יחזקאל אברמסקי‎) (1886 – September 19, 1976), also affectionately referred to as 'Reb Chatzkel Abramsky', was a prominent and influential Orthodox rabbi and schola...
Isser Zalman Meltzer
Isser Zalman Meltzer (1870 – November 17, 1953), was a famous Lithuanian Orthodox rabbi, rosh yeshiva and posek. He is also known as the "Even HaEzel" - the title of his commentary on Rambam's Mishne ...
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Shlomo Yosef Zevin
Shlomo Yosef Zevin (Hebrew: שלמה יוסף זווין) (born 1888; died 28 February 1978) was one of the most prominent Orthodox, Religious Zionist rabbis of the 20th century. He founded the Encyclopedia Talmu...
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Shneur Zalman Fradkin
Shneur Zalman Fradkin of Lublin (1830-1902), also known as the Toras Chessed (after his main work) or The Liader (after his place of birth), was a famous Chabad posek and gaon. He was a disciple of th...
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Meyer Abovitz
Meyer Abovitz (מאיר בן ישעיהו אבוביץ; alternate spelling Meir Abowitz; born 1876 - died 1941) was a Rabbi and Rosh Yeshiva active in Mizrachi in Eastern Europe between the Two World Wars.
He studi...
Israel Meir Kagan
Israel Meir (HaKohen) Kagan (1839–1933), known popularly as the Chofetz Chaim, was an influential rabbi of the Musar movement, a Halakhist, posek, and ethicist whose works continue to be widely influ...
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Rogatchover Gaon
Joseph Rosen (Hebrew: יוסף רוזין, Yosef Rosin), known as the Rogatchover Gaon, ("Genius of Rogachev"), and also often referred to by the title of his main work Tzofnath Paneach ("Decipherer of Secret...
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Moshe Feinstein
Rav Moses Feinstein (Hebrew: משה פיינשטיין‎; March 3, 1895 – March 23, 1986) was a Lithuanian Orthodox rabbi, scholar, and posek (an authoritative adjudicator of questions related to Jewish ...
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