Adolf Shayevich
Adolf Solomonovich Shayevich (born 28 October 1937; Russian: Адольф Соломонович Шаевич; the first name is sometimes also transcribed as Adolph, and the surname as Shayevitch or Shaevich) has been ...
Aryeh Leib Schochet
Rabbi Aryeh Leib Schochet (אריה לייב שוחט) was a Russian rabbi who emigrated to the United States in 1906. He published one of the first books on Chassidus in America titled Lekutim Yekarim.
R. A...
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Chief Rabbi of Russia
The Chief Rabbi of Russia (Hebrew: הרב הראשי לרוסיה) is the leader of the Jewish communities in Russia since 1990. Currently there are two Chief Rabbis of Russia: Rabbi Berel Lazar of Chabad and Adolf...
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Ze'ev Wolf Kitzes
Ze'ev Wolf Kitzes (Yiddish: זאב וואלף קיצעס, Russian: рабби Зеев Волф Кицис; c. 1685 – 12 November 1788, Poland) was a noted Hassidic rabbi.He was the rabbi of the Tulchin (Ту...
Abraham Hirsch ben Jacob Eisenstadt of Byelostok
Abraham Hirsch ben Jacob Eisenstadt of Byelostok (1812–1868) (Hebrew: אברהם צבי הירש בן יעקב אייזנשטאט) served as rabbi in Utyan (Utena), government of Kovno. He began at an early age to write his imp...
Aharon of Karlin (II)
Aaron Ben Asher of Karlin (June 6, 1802 – June 23, 1872), known as Rabbi Aaron II of Karlin, was a famous rabbi of the Ḥasidim in northwestern Russia.Thousands of followers used to visit him annually,...
Yitzchok Zilber
Rabbi Yitzchok Zilber (Yitzchok Yosef Zilber) was a Russian-born Haredi Rabbi and a leader of the Russian baal teshuva movement.
Rabbi Yitzchok Zilber was born in Kazan, Russia, several months be...
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Mordechai Scheiner
Mordechai Sheiner is an Orthodox rabbi associated with the Chabad Hasidic movement. Rabbi Sheiner has been Chief Rabbi of Jewish Autonomous Oblast since 2002.
Mordechai Sheiner came to the Jewish ...
Joseph Chayyim ben Isaac Selig Caro
Joseph Chayyim ben Isaac Selig Caro (1800—April 21, 1895, Włocławek, Russian Empire, now Poland) was a German-Russian rabbi. He was educated as an Orthodox Talmudist, and married the daughter of...
Berel Lazar
Rabbi Shlomo Dovber Pinchas Lazar (born May 19, 1964), better known as Berel Lazar, is an Orthodox, Chabad-Lubavitch Hasidic rabbi. He is Chief Rabbi of Russia, and chairman of the Federation of Jewis...
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Enoch Zundel ben Joseph
Enoch Zundel ben Joseph (died 1867) was a Russian Talmudist best known as author of a commentary on Midrash Rabbah. He died at Białystok, Poland in 1867.He is author of the following works:
Shaul Yisraeli
Rabbi Shaul Yisraeli (25 Tammuz, 5669-19 Sivan 5755/ July 14, 1909-June 17, 1995) was one of the distinuguished rabbis of religious Zionism. He served as a rabbi, as a dayan in the Supreme religious c...
Aharon Gurevich
Colonel Rabbi Aharon Gurevich is the first Chief Rabbi of the Russian Army since the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution. Rabbi Gurevich was appointed by Russian Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar, in December 2007
Shlomo Shleifer
Shloime Mikhelevich (Solomon Mikhailovich) Shleifer was born on December 23, 1889 in the village of Smela, near Kiev. His father was the rabbi of Alexandria, a town near Kherson. During the First Worl...
Rapoport-Bick (rabbinic dynasty)
The Rapoport-Bick dynasty was the most important of all the non-chasidic rabbinic dynasties of Medzhybizh, in Ukraine. The Rapoport dynasty traces its roots back to Rabbi Jacob Emden (1697–1776) who w...
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Jacob ben Aaron
Jacob ben Aaron of Karlin (died 1855 at Karlin, government of Minsk) was a Russian rabbi and author. He was a grandson of Baruch of Shklov, the mathematician and author, and was one of the earliest an...
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Nelly Shulman
Nelly Shulman is the first female rabbi from Russia and was the first female rabbi in Belarus, having served as the chief reform rabbi of Minsk, Belarus. This makes her the first Russian-born woman to...
Yehuda Leib Ginsburg
Yehuda Leib Ginsburg (1888–1946) was a Rabbi in Denver, Colorado. He moved to Denver from Yaroslavl, Russia where he had been the town's Rabbi previously. He is most notable for his commentary on vari...
Isaac of Chernigov
Isaac of Chernigov was a Russian-Jewish scholar of the twelfth century, frequently consulted by his contemporaries on questions of Biblical exegesis. He is probably identical with Isaac of Russia, fou...
Mnachem Risikoff
Mnachem (Mendel) HaKohen Risikoff (1866–1960), was an orthodox rabbi in Russia and the United States, and a prolific author of scholarly works, written in Hebrew. Risikoff used a highly stylized and...
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Isaac Schneersohn
Isaac Schneersohn (1879 or 1881 ?-1969) was a French rabbi, industrialist, and the co-founder of the first Holocaust Archives and Memorial. He emigrated from Ukraine to France before the Second ...
Shmarya Yehuda Leib Medalia
Shmarya Yehuda-Leib Medalia (1872, Vegery, Lithuania- April 26, 1938, Moscow) - was the chief rabbi of Moscow between 1933 and 1938.
Shmarya Yehuda-Leib Yankelevich Medalia was born to a family of...
Boris Kaufman (rabbi)
Boris "Dov" Kaufman is a native Birobidzhan rabbi. Rabbi Kaufman has been a part of the Jewish Autonomous Oblast's Jewish community through its transitions from the 1990s into the 21st Century. His c...
Abraham Maskileison
Abraham Maskileison (1788—1848) was a Jewish scholar, rabbi and author active in Russia during the first half of the 19th century.Rabbi Maskileison was a descendant of another Talmudic scholar, ...
Pinchas Goldschmidt
Pinchas Goldschmidt (born 21 July 1963, Zurich) is the Chief Rabbi of Moscow, Russia since 1993Rabbi Goldschmidt is the spiritual leader of the Moscow Choral Synagogue, the head of the rabbinical cour...
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Hayyim Jonah Gurland
Jonah Hayyim Gurland (1843–March 14, 1890) was a Russian and Hebrew writer born at Kleck, government of Minsk. At the age of 10, Gurland entered the rabbinical school of Wilna, from which he graduated...
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Zvi Yosef Resnick
Rabbi Zvi (Hirsh) Yosef HaKohen Resnick (1841–1912) was a well-known orthodox Russian rabbi and Rosh yeshivah (Dean of a Talmudic Academy), also known as Rebbe Hirsch Meitsheter (reportedly because Me...
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