Moshe Dovid Winternitz
Rabbi Moshe Dovid Winternitz, (1855–1944), was Head of Beth din (Rabbinical Court) in Satmar, Hungary (this position was second to the Rabbi of the city) and one of the greatest scholars of his time. ...
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Moses Sofer
Moses Schreiber (1762–1839), known to his own community and Jewish posterity in the Hebrew translation as Moshe Sofer, also known by his main work Chatam Sofer, Chasam Sofer or Hatam Sofer, (trans. Se...
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Chaim Tzvi Teitelbaum
Rabbi Chaim Tzvi Teitelbaum, (December 28, 1879 – January 21, 1926), (6 shevat 5686 on the Hebrew calendar), the Sigheter Rebbe, author of Atzei Chaim, was the oldest son of Rabbi Chananya Yom T...
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Moshe Teitelbaum (Ujhel)
Rabbi Moshe Teitelbaum (1759 - 16 July 1841) (Hebrew: משה טייטלבוים), also known as the Yismach Moshe, was the Rebbe of Ujhely in Hungary. According to Löw, he signed his name "Tamar", this being the ...
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Baruch Yehoshua Yerachmiel Rabinowicz
Grand Rabbi Baruch Yehoshua Yerachmiel Rabinovich, (1914–1997), was born into a distinguished chassidic dynasty, and succeeded to the title Munkacser Rebbe.
According to his sole surviving sibling...
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Boruch Greenfeld
Rabbi Boruch Greenfield, (1872–1956), was a rabbi and Torah scholar. He was fondly known as Reb Burech Hermanshtater.Born in Michalovce, Slovakia (then Zemplén County, Kingdom of Hungary), as a young ...
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Ernest Klein
Ernest David Klein, OC (July 26, 1899 – February 4, 1983) was a Romanian-born Canadian linguist, author, and rabbi.Ernest Klein was born to his parents Yitzchok (Ignac) and Sarah Rachel (Roza) Klein n...
Joseph Breuer
Joseph Breuer (1882–1980) was a rabbi and community leader in Germany and the United States. He was a Rabbi of one of the large Jewish synagogues founded by German-Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi oppress...
Mordechai Efraim Fischel Sofer-Zussman
Mordechai Efraim Fischel Sofer-Zussman (1867–1942) was a prominent rabbi who served in various communities before becoming the head if the Yere'im Community and chief rabbi of Budapest, Hungary in 191...
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Chaim Sofer
Chaim Sofer (also known as the Machne Chaim, the name of his responsa) (September 29, 1821 – June 28, 1886) was a renowned Hungarian rabbi and "scholarly spokesperson for Orthodox Judaism during his t...
Ignatz Lichtenstein
Ignatz Lichtenstein (1824 – October 16, 1908) was a Hungarian Orthodox rabbi who wrote "pamphlets advocating conversion to Christianity while still officiating as a Rabbi." Though he refused to be bap...
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Yisrael Ephraim Fischel Sofer
Yisrael Ephraim Fischel Sofer (also known as the Afsei Eretz) (1822–1898) was a Hungarian rabbi, community leader, and author. He was the Chief Rabbi of the town of Hajdúnánás (sometimes referred to a...
Alexander Altmann
Alexander Altmann (April 16, 1906 – June 6, 1987) was an Orthodox Jewish scholar and rabbi born in Kassa, Austria-Hungary, today Košice, Slovakia. He emigrated to England in 1938 and later settled in ...
Zalman Teitelbaum
Zalman Leib (Yekusiel Yehuda) Teitelbaum (born 23 December 1951) is one of two Grand Rebbes of Satmar, and the third son of Grand Rabbi Moshe Teitelbaum, the late Rebbe of the Satmar Hasidim. He is th...
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Zvi Yair
Zvi Yair (Hebrew: צבי יאיר‎) is the pen-name of the Hebrew poet and Chassidic scholar, Rabbi Zvi Meir Steinmetz (Hebrew: צבי מאיר שטיינמץ‎; 1915–2005). Zvi Yair was a Jewish poet w...
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Moshe Leib Rabinovich
Moshe Leib Rabinovich (born December 25, 1940 in Munkacs, Hungary) is the current rebbe of Munkacs.Rabinovich was born as the third child to his parents Rabbi Baruch and Frima Rabinovich in Munkacs, C...
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Moshe Sofer (II)
Rabbi Moshe Sofer (II) (1885–1944) (Hungarian; Moses Schreiber) was a prominent Orthodox Jewish (Charedi) Rabbi in the early 20th century. He was Dayan of Erlau, Hungary and author of a Halachic respo...
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Benjamin Wolf Löw
Benjamin Wolf Löw (1775 – March 6, 1851) was a Polish–Hungarian rabbi. He was also known as Binyamin ben Elʻazar, Benjamin Adolf Löw, and Hebrew: Binyamin Ṿolf Leṿ, a.b.d. ḳ.ḳ. Ḳollin u-ṾerboiR...
Shraga Feivel Mendlowitz
Rabbi Shraga Feivel Mendlowitz (1886, Világ, Austria-Hungary (now Svetlice, Slovakia) - 7 September 1948) was a leader of American Orthodoxy and founder of key institutions such as Torah Vodaath, a Ye...
Isaac Breuer
Isaac Breuer (1883–1946) (Hebrew: יצחק ברויאר‎) was a rabbi in the German Neo-Orthodoxy movement of his maternal grandfather Samson Raphael Hirsch, and was the first president of Agudat Isra...
Moshe Teitelbaum (Satmar)
Moshe (Moses) Teitelbaum (November 1, 1914 – April 24, 2006) was a Hasidic rebbe and the world leader of the Satmar Hasidim.
Moshe Teitelbaum was born on November 17, 1914 in Újfehértó, Hung...
Joseph Meir Weiss
Joseph Meir Weiss (Weisz) (Hebrew: יוסף מאיר ווייס‎), also known as the Imrei Yosef after his major work, (March 15, 1838 – May 26, 1909) was a Hungarian rabbi and founder of the Spinka Hasi...
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Chaim Elazar Spira
Chaim Elazar Spira (December 17, 1868 – May 13, 1937) was one of the rebbes of the Hasidic movement Munkacz (or Munkatsh).
Spira was born in Strzyżów, Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria, Austr...
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David Zvi Hoffmann
David Zvi Hoffmann (November 24, 1843, Verbó, Austrian Empire – November 20, 1921, Berlin) (Hebrew: דוד צבי הופמן), was an Orthodox Rabbi and Torah Scholar. Born in Verbó in 1843, he attended va...
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Samuel Benjamin Sofer
Avraham Shmuel Binyamin Sofer, (German: Abraham Samuel Benjamin Schreiber), also known by his main work Ksav Sofer or Ketav Sofer (trans. Writ of the Scribe), (1815–1871), was one of the leading r...
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Mordecai Benet
Mordecai ben Abraham Benet (Hebrew: מרדכי בן אברהם בנט‎, also Marcus Benedict; 1753–1829) was a Talmudist and chief rabbi of Moravia born at Csurgó, a small village in the county of Stuhlwei...
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Meir Eisenstaedter
Meir Eisenstaedter (Meir ben Judah Leib Eisenstädter, 1780-1852) was a nineteenth-century rabbi, Talmudist, and paytan (liturgic poet). He is best known as the author of Imre Esh (Words of Fire), the ...
Aaron Teitelbaum
Rabbi Aaron Teitelbaum (born 20 October 1947) is one of two Grand Rebbes of Satmar, and the Ruv of the Satmar community in Kiryas Joel, New York. He is recognized as a charismatic and forceful figure....
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Shlomo Ganzfried
Shlomo Ganzfried (or Salomo ben Joseph Ganzfried; Ungvar, 1804 – 30 July 1886, Ungvar) was an Orthodox rabbi and posek best known as author of the work of Halakha (Jewish law), the Kitzur Shulchan Aru...
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