Soloveichik, Isaac Ze'ev

   Lithuanian rabbi and halakhist, son of Hayyim Soloveichik. He was born in Volozhin, and became rabbi at Brest-Litovsk in 1918 after the death of his father. During World War II he feld to Vilna, and he later settled in Jerusalem, where he founded a kolel (academy for advanced study of the Talmud).

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  • SOLOVEICHIK, ISAAC ZE'EV HA-LEVI — (1886–1959), rabbi of Brisk (Brest Litovsk), halakhist, and talmudist. Born in Volozhin, Isaac was the son of Ḥayyim Soloveichik , who was his only teacher and regarded him as his spiritual heir, who would continue that tradition of study which… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • SOLOVEICHIK — SOLOVEICHIK, Lithuanian rabbinical family. (See Chart: Soloveichik Family). It is first heard of in Slobodka. (1) JOSEPH HA LEVI SOLOVEICHIK was the parnas of the community and strove to have the 1758 prohibition forbidding Jews to live in Kovno… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • SOLOVEICHIK, AARON — (1917–2001), U.S. rosh yeshivah and noted Orthodox rabbinical personality. Born in Khaslavichy, Belarus, he was taken to Warsaw in 1920 where his father rabbi moshe soloveichik became head of the Talmud department of the Taḥkemoni rabbinical… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • SOLOVEICHIK, JOSEPH BAER, OF VOLOZHIN — (1820–1892), talmudist and rosh yeshivah. Soloveichik was educated by his father, Isaac Ze ev soloveichik of kovno , and his great uncle, Isaac, son of Ḥayyim of Volozhin. While in Volozhin, he married into a wealthy family, but was shortly… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • SOLOVEICHIK, MOSHE — (1879–1941), Orthodox rabbi. The son of a distinguished father, Rabbi Ḥayyim Soloveichik , and the father of distinguished sons, Rabbi joseph dov soloveitchik and Rabbi aaron soloveichik , learning was an essential component of his family life.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Soloveichik, Joseph — (1903 96)    American talmudic scholar, son of Isaac Ze ev Soloveichik. He was born in Pruzhany, Poland, and grew up in Hasloviz, Belorussia. In 1932 he emigrated to the US, where he served as a rabbi in Boston. He became professor of Talmud at… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Moshe Soloveichik — Moshe Soloveitchik (1879–1941), was an Orthodox rabbi. He was the second son of renowned rabbi Chaim Soloveitchik and grandson of the Beis HaLevi. He married Pesya Feinstein, daughter of the renowned Rabbi of Pruzany, Rabbi Eliyahu Feinstein, and …   Wikipedia

  • Meir Soloveichik — Meir Yaakov Soloveichik is an American Orthodox rabbi and writer. The son of Rabbi Eliyahu Soloveichik, he is a grandson of Rabbi Ahron Soloveichik, the brother of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik the late leader of American Modern Orthodox Judaism.… …   Wikipedia

  • Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary — (RIETS), or Yeshivat Rabbeinu Yitzchak Elchanan , is the most important yeshiva component of Yeshiva University and a preeminent seminary for the training of Orthodox rabbis. It is named after Rabbi Yitzchak Elchanan Spektor, who died the year it …   Wikipedia

  • BLOCH, CHAIM ISAAC — (1867–1948), Orthodox rabbi. Bloch was born in Lithuania and studied under Rabbi Simcha Sisel Ziv at the Yeshiva of Grubin (1880–83) and then in Volozhin, Poland (1883–91), under Rabbi Naphtali Ẓevi Judah Berlin and Rabbi . He received his… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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