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 the Isaac Elhanan Yeshiva in 1941. He was also professor of Jewish philosophy at the university's Bernard Revel Graduate School. His writings include Ish ha-Halakhah, an explanation of his theological position.

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  • 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, Joseph Baer — (1820 92)    Lithuanian talmudist. He lived in Volozhin, where he served as joint rosh yeshivah with Naphtali Tzevi Judah Berlin. Later he became rabbi of Slutsk, and after a period spent in Warsaw (1875 8), of Brest Litovsk. His Bet ha Levi… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • 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, 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, 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, ḤAYYIM — (known as R. Ḥayyim Brisker; 1853–1918), talmudist and predominant figure in Orthodox Jewry in his time. Soloveichik was born in Volozhin where his father Joseph taught at the yeshivah. At the age of 20, he married a daughter of Raphael Shapiro,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Joseph B. Soloveitchik — Infobox Person name = Rabbi Joseph Ber Soloveitchik image size = 186px caption = Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik of Yeshiva University birth date = February 27, 1903 birth place = Pruzhany, Belarus death date = Death date and age|1993|4|9|1903|2|27… …   Wikipedia

  • Soloveichik, Hayyim — (1853 1918)    Lithuanian talmudist, son of Joseph Baer Soloveichik. He was born in Volozhin, and taught at the yeshivah there from 1880 to 1892. Later he lived in Brest Litovsk, where he served as a rabbi. He developed a new trend in talmudic… …   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

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