Karlitz, Avraham Yeshayahu (Hazon Ish)

(1878-1953)
   Israeli rabbi and codifier, of Russian origin. He was born in the province of Grodno and lived in Vilna. Later he settled at Bene Berak in Palestine, where he founded a yeshivah. Writing under the name Hazon Ish, he became one of the most important modern codifiers.

Dictionary of Jewish Biography. .

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