Rabbinic Quotations


Rabbi Moshe Teitelbaum
Rabbi Moshe Teitelbaum
Satmar Rebbe (1914-2006)


Rabbi Refoel Blum
Rabbi Refoel Blum
Kasho Rebbe (1910-2005)


Rabbi Yisroel Yaakov Fisher
Rabbi Yisroel Yaakov Fisher
Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem (1928-2003)


Rabbi Avigdor Miller
Rabbi Avigdor Miller
Rav of Bais Yisroel Torah Center (1908-2001)


Rabbi Mordechai Gifter
Rabbi Mordechai Gifter
Rosh Yeshiva of Telshe (1915-2001)


Rabbi Boruch Kaplan
Rabbi Boruch Kaplan
Principal of Bais Yaakov (1911-1996)


Rabbi Moshe Aryeh Freund
Rabbi Moshe Aryeh Freund
Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem (1904-1996)


Rabbi Avraham Yitzchok Kahn
Rabbi Avraham Yitzchok Kahn
Toldos Ahron Rebbe (d. 1996)


Rabbi Shimon Schwab
Rabbi Shimon Schwab
Rabbi of Khal Adas Jeshurun (1908-1993)


Reb Moshe
Rabbi Moshe Feinstein
Rosh Yeshiva of Tiferes Yerushalayim (1895-1986)


Reb Yaakov
Rabbi Yaakov Kamenetsky
Rosh Yeshiva of Torah Vodaas (1890-1986)


Baba Sali
Rabbi Yisrael Abuhatzeira
The Baba Sali (1890-1984)


Reb Shneur
Rabbi Shneur Kotler
Rosh Yeshiva of Beis Medrash Govoha of Lakewood (1918-1982)


Rabbi Yitzchok Hutner
Rabbi Yitzchok Hutner
Rosh Yeshiva of Chaim Berlin (1906-1980)


rebyoel
Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum
Grand Rabbi of Satmar (1887-1979)


Krasner Rav
Rabbi Hillel Lichtenstein
Krasner Rav (d. 1979)


Pshevorsker
Rabbi Moshe Yitzchok Itzikel Gewirtzman
Pshevorsker Rebbe (1881-1976)


Rabbi Amram Blau
Rabbi Amram Blau
Founder of Neturei Karta, Jerusalem (1894-1974)


Rabbi Yosef Kahaneman
Rabbi Yosef Kahaneman
The Ponevezher Rav (1886-1969)


Rabbi Shimon Yisroel Posen
Rabbi Shimon Yisroel Posen
The Shoproner Rav


Rabbi Aharon Kotler
Rabbi Aharon Kotler
Rosh Yeshiva of Lakewood, NJ (1891-1962)


Brisker Rav
Rabbi Yitzchok Zev Soloveitchik
Brisker Rav (1887-1959)


Rabbi Yonasan Steiff
Rabbi Yonasan Steiff
Rabbi of Adas Yereim Vienna (1877-1958)


Reb Michoel Ber
Rabbi Michoel Ber Weissmandl
Nitra Rav (1903-1957)


Chazon Ish
Rabbi Avrohom Yishaya Karelitz
Author of Chazon Ish (1878-1953


ravbengis
Rabbi Zelig Reuven Bengis
Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem (d. 1953)


Rabbi Yosef Yitzchok Schneersohn
Rabbi Yosef Yitzchok Schneersohn
Lubavitcher Rebbe (1880-1950)


Rabbi Yosef Tzvi Dushinsky
Rabbi Yosef Tzvi Dushinsky
Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem (1867-1948)


Rabbi Yisroel Zev Mintzberg
Rabbi Yisroel Zev Mintzberg
Rabbi of the Old City of Jerusalem (c. 1948)


Rabbi Ahron Roth
Rabbi Ahron Roth
Shomer Emunim Rebbe (1894-1946)


The Shimloyer Rav
Rabbi Shlomo Zalman Ehrenreich
The Shimloyer Rav (1863-1944)


Rabbi Yitzchok Weiss
Rabbi Yitzchok Weiss
The Spinker Rebbe (1875-1944)


Rabbi Mordechai Rottenberg
Rabbi Mordechai Rottenberg
Rabbi of Antwerp (1872-1944)


The Bobover Rebbe
Rabbi Ben Zion Halberstam
Grand Rabbi of Bobov (1874-1941)


Reb Elchonon
Rabbi Elchonon Wasserman
Rosh Yeshiva of Baranovitch (1875-1940)


Rabbi Shaul Brach
Rabbi Shaul Brach
Rabbi of Kasho, Hungary (1865-1940)


Rabbi Chuna Halberstam
Rabbi Chuna Halberstam
Kalashitzer Rebbe (d. 1940)


Reb Chaim Ozer
Rabbi Chaim Ozer Grodzinsky
Chief Rabbi of Vilna (1863-1940)


Rabbi Boruch Ber
Rabbi Boruch Ber Leibowitz
Rosh Yeshiva of Kamenitz (1870-1939)


Rabbi Chaim Elazar Shapiro
Rabbi Chaim Elazar Shapiro
Grand Rabbi of Munkacz (1871-1937)


Rabbi Yisroel Hager
Rabbi Yisroel Hager
Grand Rabbi of Vizhnitz (1860-1936)


Rogatchover
Rabbi Yosef Rosen
The Rogatchover Gaon (1858-1936)


Chofetz Chaim
Rabbi Yisroel Meir Kagan
Author of Chofetz Chaim (1838-1933)


Reb Yosef Chaim
Rabbi Yosef Chaim Sonnenfeld
Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem (1848-1932)


Rabbi Chaim Shaul Douek
Rabbi Chaim Shaul Douek
Leader of the Sephardic Kabbalists of Jerusalem


Rabbi Shlomo Eliezer Alfandri
Rabbi Shlomo Eliezer Alfandri
Leader of the Sephardic community of Jerusalem (1826-1930)


Rabbi Yosef Leib Bloch
Rabbi Yosef Leib Bloch
Rav and Rosh Yeshiva of Telshe (d. 1930)


Rabbi Solomon Breuer
Rabbi Solomon Breuer
Rav of Frankfurt (1850-1926)


Rabbi Meir Simcha of Dvinsk
Rabbi Meir Simcha of Dvinsk
Author of Ohr Somayach (1843-1926)


Rabbi Shmuel Borenstein
Rabbi Shmuel Borenstein
Author of Shem Mishmuel (1856-1926)


Belzer Rebbe
Rabbi Yissachar Dov Rokeach
The Belzer Rebbe (1854-1925)


Rabbi Moshe Hager
Rabbi Moshe Hager
The Kossover Rebbe (1860-1925)


Rabbi Mordechai Leib Winkler
Rabbi Mordechai Leib Winkler
Rabbi of Madd, Hungary (c. 1923)


Rashab
Rabbi Sholom Ber Schneersohn
Lubavitcher Rebbe (1860-1920)


Zichron Yehuda
Rabbi Yehuda Greenwald
Rav of Satmar, Hungary (1845-1920)


Rabbi Chaim Soloveitchik
Rabbi Chaim Soloveitchik
Rabbi of Brisk (1853-1918)


Rabbi Yitzchok Yaakov Reines
Rabbi Yitzchok Yaakov Reines
Founder of Mizrachi (1839-1915)


Chiashenover Rebbe
Rabbi Simcha Yissocher Ber Halberstam
The Chiashenover Rebbe (d. 1914)


Rabbi Eliyahu Chaim Meisel
Rabbi Eliyahu Chaim Meisel
Rabbi of Lodz (1821-1912)


Rabbi Naftali Hermann Adler
Rabbi Naftali Hermann Adler
Chief Rabbi of the U.K. (1839-1911)


Avnei Nezer
Rabbi Avraham Borenstein
Author of Avnei Nezer (1838-1910)


Ben Ish Chai
Rabbi Yosef Chaim of Baghdad
Author of Ben Ish Chai (1832-1909)


Rabbi Shmuel Salant
Rabbi Shmuel Salant
Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem (1816-1909)


The Aruch Hashulchan
Rabbi Yechiel Michel Epstein
Author of Aruch Hashulchan (1829-1908)


Sdei Chemed
Rabbi Chaim Chizkiyahu Medini
Author of Sdei Chemed (1833-1904)


Reb Tzadok
Rabbi Tzadok Hakohein
Author of Tzidkas Hatzadik (1823-1900)


Rabbi Yehoshua Leib Diskin
Rabbi Yehoshua Leib Diskin
Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem (1817-1898)


The Gadol of Minsk
Rabbi Yerucham Yehuda Leib Perlman
The Gadol of Minsk (d. 1896)


The Netziv
Rabbi Naftali Tzvi Yehuda Berlin
Rosh Yeshiva of Volozhin (1816-1893)


Rabbi Yehoshua Trunk
Rabbi Yehoshua Trunk
Rabbi of Kutna, Poland (1821-1893)


Rabbi Hillel Lichtenstein
Rabbi Hillel Lichtenstein
Rabbi of Kolomaya (1814-1891)


Rabbi Marcus Lehmann
Rabbi Marcus Lehmann
Rabbi of Mainz, Germany (1831-1890)


Rav Hirsch
Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch
Rav of Frankfurt (1808-1889)


Rabbi Yosef Shaul Natanson
Rabbi Yosef Shaul Natanson
Author of Shoel Umeishiv (1808-1875)


Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch Kalischer
Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch Kalischer
Founder of Chovevei Tzion (1795-1874)


Rabbi Isaac of Komarna
Rabbi Isaac Safrin
Komarna Rebbe (1806-1874)


Ksav Sofer
Rabbi Shmuel Binyamin Sofer
The Ksav Sofer (1815-1871)


Rabbi Chaim Palaggi
Rabbi Chaim Palaggi
Chacham Bashi of Smyrna (1788-1869)


Rabbi Chaim David Chazan
Rabbi Chaim David Chazan
Chief Sephardic Rabbi of the Holy Land (c. 1862)


Rabbi Zev Wolf Einhorn
Rabbi Zev Wolf Einhorn
Midrashic Commentator (d. 1862)


Maharatz Chajes
Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch Chajes
Talmudic Commentator (1805-1855)


Rabbi Mordechai Yosef of Izhbitzeh
Rabbi Mordechai Yosef Leiner
Izhbitzeh Rebbe (d. 1854)


Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch Lehren
Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch Lehren
Rabbi in Amsterdam (mid 1800s)


Rabbi Yisroel of Ryzhin
Rabbi Yisroel Friedman
The Ryzhiner Tzaddik (1797-1850)


Bnei Yisaschar
Rabbi Tzvi Elimelech of Dinov
Author of Bnei Yisaschar (1783-1841)


Chasam Sofer
Rabbi Moshe Sofer
The Chasam Sofer (1762-1839)


Pe'as Hashulchan
Rabbi Yisroel of Shklov
Author of Pe'as Hashulchan (1770-1839)


Ziditchoiv
Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch Eichenstein
Rebbe of Ziditchoiv (1763-1831)


Tzeror Hachaim
Rabbi Avrohom Loewenstamm of Emden
Author of Tzeror Hachaim (c. 1820)


Chida
Rabbi Chaim Yosef David Azulai
The Chida (1724-1806)


The Noda Biyehuda
Rabbi Yechezkel Landau of Prague
The Noda Biyehuda (1713-1793)


Rabbi Yaakov Emden
Rabbi Yaakov Emden
Rav in Altoona (1697-1776)


Meam Loez
Rabbi Yitzchak Bechor Agruiti
Co-author of Yalkut Meam Loez (1772)


Rabbi Yonasan Eybeshutz
Rabbi Yonasan Eybeshutz
Rav of Hamburg (1690-1764)


The Pnei Yehoshua
Rabbi Yaakov Yehoshua Falk
Author of Pnei Yehoshua (1680-1756)


Rabbi Avraham Lichtenstein
Rabbi Avraham Lichtenstein
Author of Kanfei Nesharim (1700s)


Ramchal
Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzatto
The Ramchal (1707-1746)


Ohr Hachaim
Rabbi Chaim Ben Attar
The Ohr Hachaim Hakadosh (1696-1743)


Rabbi Yaakov Sasportas
Rabbi Yaakov Sasportas
Rav of Amsterdam (1610-1698)


Be'er Hagolah
The Be'er Hagolah
Rav in Amsterdam (late 1600's)


The Shach
Rabbi Shabsi Kohein
The Shach (1621-1662)


Rabbi Avraham Azulai
Rabbi Avraham Azulai
Kabbalist in Hebron (1570-1643)


The Maharsha
Rabbi Shmuel Eidels
The Maharsha (1555-1631)


The Shelah
Rabbi Yishaya Horowitz
The Shelah Hakadosh (1565-1630)


The Kli Yakar
Rabbi Shlomo Ephraim Luntschitz
Author of Kli Yakar (1550-1619)


Maharal's Synagogue in Prague
Rabbi Yehuda Loew of Prague
The Maharal (1520-1609)


Rabbi Chaim ben Betzalel
Rabbi Chaim ben Betzalel
Brother of the Maharal (c. 1600)


Yefeh Kol
Rabbi Shmuel ben Yitzchak Yaffe Ashkenazi
Commentator on the Midrash (1525-1595)


The Megillas Esther
Rabbi Yitzchak Leon ben Eliezer ibn Tzur
Author of Megillas Esther (1592)


Rabbi Shmuel Aripol
Rabbi Shmuel Aripol
Disciple of the Mabit (c. 1585)


Abarbanel
Rabbi Don Yitzchak Abarbanel
Major Scriptural Commentator (1437-1508)


Akeidas Yitzchak
Rabbi Yitzchak Arama
Author of Akeidas Yitzchak (1420-1494)


Rashbash
Rabbi Shlomo ben Shimon Duran
The Rashbash (1400-1467)


Rivash
Rabbi Yitzchak ben Sheishes
The Rivash (1326-1408)


Kaftor Vaferach
Rabbi Ishtori Haparchi
Author of Kaftor Vaferach (1280-1366)


Rabbi Yehuda Chalavah
Rabbi Yehuda ben Maharam Chalava
Scriptural Commentator (1300's)


Riaz
Rabbi Yishaya ben Eliyahu di Trani, the Riaz
Halachic Authority (c. 1300 )


Rabbeinu Bachya
Rabbeinu Bachya ben Asher
Major Scriptural Commentator (c. 1340)


Ramban
Rabbi Moshe Ben Nachman
The Ramban (1194-1270)


Rokeach
Rabbi Elazar Rokeach of Worms
The Rokeach (1176-1238)


Rabbi Avraham ben Harambam
Rabbi Avraham, son of the Rambam
Rabbi of Egypt (1186-1237)


Rambam
Maimonides
The Rambam (1135-1204)


Kuzari
Rabbi Yehuda Halevi
Author of the Kuzari (1075-1141)


Rashi
Rabbi Shlomo Yitzchaki
Rashi (1040-1104)