Unterman, Isaar Yehudah

   Israeli rabbi and scholar. He was born in Brest-Litovsk, Belorussia. He served as rosh yeshivah in Vishova, Lithuania, and later as a rabbi in various Lithuanian communities. After moving to England, he became rabbi of Liverpool in 1924. In 1946 he was appointed chief rabbi to the Ashkenazi community in Tel Aviv-Jaffa, and in 1964 Ashkenazi chief rabbi of Israel. His writings include Shevet mi-Yehudah on problems of Jewish law.

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