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

Oct 21 2012

In the 1930's Rabbi Elchonon Wasserman, one of the greatest European Jewish Torah scholars and head of the Yeshiva of Baranowitz, Poland, published a series of essays entitled "Ikvesa D'meshicha" on the problems facing Jewry at that time.

Thousands Pay Tribute to Satmar Rebbe on Yahrtzeit

Aug 13 2012

On Monday and Tuesday, August 13 and 14, close to one hundred thousand Orthodox Jews from all circles and walks of life streamed to a small cemetery in Monroe, New York, to visit the gravesite of Rabbi Joel Teitelbaum of Satmar on the anniversary of his

Rabbi Meir Bransdorfer Passes Away at 74

May 14 2009

The Jewish world was shocked to hear the terrible news of the sudden passing of Rabbi Meir Bransdorfer, one of the leaders of the Rabbinical Court of the Eidah Hachareidis, the anti-Zionist community in Jerusalem.

Rabbi Chanina Avrohom Leitner Passes Away at 78

Nov 02 2007

Religious Jewry is deeply saddened this week at the passing of Rabbi Chanina Avrohom Leitner early Tuesday morning, after a brief illness.