Yosef Shalom Elyashiv

Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv (pronounced el-YAH-shiv)

Lithuania/ British Mandate of Palestine/ Israel 1910 - 2012

Rabbi; influenced Hasidim, Orthodox Sephardim from Muslim countries and many modern Orthodox Jews; modern Posek, arbitrator of Jewish law ; applying the Torah and Talmudic law to modern times; Qabalist;

Teachers

Rabbi Shlomo Elyashiv; Maimonides:

Students

Rabbi Avi Shafran, of Agudath Israel of America; Rabbi Yeruchim Silber, of the Boro Park Jewish Community Council;

Organizations

Lithuanian or yeshivish Jewish sect

Author

nightly tutorials on Talmud;

 

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