Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah
Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah (Heb.: מועצת גדולי התורה ("Council of [great] Torah Sages")) refers to the supreme rabbinical policy-making council of several related prestigious Haredi Jewish intra national...
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Herman N. Neuberger
Hermann Naftali Neuberger (26 June 1918 – 21 October 2005) was an Orthodox rabbi and leader. He was the brother of Albert Neuberger CBE FRS FRCP.
Born in Hassfurt, northern Bavaria, he was the son...
Mordechai Gifter
Rabbi Mordechai Gifter (October 15, 1915 - January 18, 2001) was the rosh yeshiva of the Telz Yeshiva in Cleveland and among the foremost religious leaders of Orthodox Jewry in the late 20th century. ...
Lakewood Township, New Jersey
Lakewood Township is a township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census the township had a total population of 92,843, representing an increase of 32,491 (+53.8...
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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...
Matisyahu Salomon
Matisyahu Chaim Salomon is a rabbi and public speaker. He serves as the mashgiach ruchani of the Beth Medrash Govoha Yeshiva in Lakewood, New Jersey, United States. He is a lecturer on topics relating...
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...
Aharon Kotler
Aharon Kotler (1891 – November 29, 1962) was an Orthodox Jewish rabbi and a prominent leader of Orthodox Judaism in Lithuania, and later the United States, where he founded Beth Medrash Govoha in Lake...
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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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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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Michel Yehuda Lefkowitz
Michel Yehuda Lefkowitz (1913 – 27 June 2011) was a respected Haredi Lithuanian Torah leader and rosh yeshiva in Bnei Brak, Israel, for over 70 years. He was a maggid shiur at Yeshivas Tiferes Tzion f...
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Ohr Somayach, Monsey
Ohr Somayach, Monsey, (officially titled the Ohr Somayach Tanenbaum Educational Center), is an accredited men's college of Judaic studies offering both full and part-time programs. Its curriculum is...
Yaakov Weinberg
Shmuel Yaakov Weinberg, known as Yaakov Weinberg (also Jacob S. Weinberg) (1923 - July 1, 1999) was an Orthodox Jewish rabbi, Talmudist, and rosh yeshiva (dean) of Ner Israel Rabbinical College in Bal...
Aryeh Leib Malin
Aryeh Leib Malin (1906–1962) was an Orthodox rabbi, Talmudist, and Mussarist in both Europe and the United States.
Malin was born in Mileitzitz near Białystok. His father, Rabbi Avraham Mosh...
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Sexual abuse cases in Brooklyn's Haredi community
The response of the Haredi Jewish community in Brooklyn, New York City, to allegations of sexual abuse against its spiritual leaders has drawn scrutiny. When teachers, rabbis, and other leaders have b...
Yeshivas Ner Yisroel
Ner Israel Rabbinical College (ישיבת נר ישראל), or NIRC, is a prominent yeshiva in Baltimore County, Maryland, founded in 1933 by Rabbi Yaakov Yitzchok Ruderman, a disciple of Rabbi Nosson Tzvi Finke...
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Mir yeshiva (Brooklyn)
The Mir yeshiva (Hebrew: ישיבת מיר‎, Yeshivas Mir), commonly known as the Mirrer Yeshiva or The Mir, is officially registered with the College Board as the Mirrer Yeshiva Central Institute. ...
Sh'or Yoshuv
Sh'or Yoshuv (Hebrew: שְׁאָר יָשׁוּב) is a Haredi yeshiva in Lawrence, New York.The yeshiva was founded in 1967 by Rabbi Shlomo Freifeld, former mashgiach ruchani ("dean of students") at Yeshiva Rabbi...
Yeshiva Gedola of Carteret
Yeshiva Gedola of Carteret (Hebrew: ישיבה תפארת יהודה אריה) informally, "YGOC", also called Yeshiva Tiferes Yehuda Aryeh, is a yeshiva and non-profit organization located in Carteret in Middlesex Coun...
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A Gesheft
A Gesheft (Yiddish: א געשעפט, The Deal) is a 2005 action film, with a religious message, in the Yiddish language, made by Haredi Jews from Monsey, New York. It is the first film made by Haredi Je...
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Yisroel Neuman
Yisroel Tzvi Neuman (born April 1947) is an Orthodox rabbi and one of the four roshei yeshiva (deans) of Beth Medrash Govoha (the Lakewood Yeshiva) in Lakewood, New Jersey. He shares this post with Ra...
Yeshiva Toras Chaim
Yeshiva Toras Chaim (YTC) is an all-male, Lithuanian (Litvish)-style Talmudic academy. It was founded in Denver, Colorado in 1967. It is headed by the Roshei Yeshiva, Rabbi Yisroel Meir Kagan, and Ra...
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Yerucham Olshin
Yerucham Olshin is an Orthodox Jewish rabbi and one of the rosh yeshivas (deans) of Beth Medrash Govoha, an Orthodox yeshiva located in Lakewood, New Jersey. The other rosh yeshivas are Rabbis Malkiel...
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Beth Medrash Govoha
Beth Medrash Govoha (Hebrew: בית מדרש גבוה‎) (lit: Higher, or advanced, House of Study) is a Haredi yeshiva located in Lakewood Township, New Jersey. It is commonly known as BMG, or Lakewood...
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Shmuel Ehrenfeld
Shmuel Ehrenfeld (Yiddish: שמואל עהרענפעלד, 1891–1980), known as the Mattersdorfer Rav, was a pre-eminent Orthodox Jewish rabbi in pre-war Austria and a respected Torah leader and community ...
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Avigdor Miller
Rabbi Avigdor HaKohen Miller (August 28, 1908 – April 20, 2001) was a rabbi, author and lecturer in the United States. He served simultaneously as a communal rabbi, as the mashgiach ruchani ("sp...
Kol Yaakov Torah Center
Kol Yaakov Torah Center was an orthodox yeshiva in Monsey, New York established to prepare students for a Haredi lifestyle and for positions of leadership in the Jewish community. The school closed in...
Union of Orthodox Rabbis
The Union of Orthodox Rabbis of the United States and Canada (UOR), often called by its Hebrew name, Agudath Harabonim or Agudas Harrabonim ("union of rabbis"), was established in 1901 in the United S...