Rabbi Amram Fisher of Yaink

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Imre Amram Fischer

Birthdate: (73)
Death: April 11, 1925 (73)
Gyönk, Hungary
Place of Burial: Har Ham'nuhot
Immediate Family:

Son of Akiva Jakob Fischer and Debora Hirsch
Husband of Malvin Mirel Fischer
Father of Fulop Mordehai Ephraim Fischer; Moshe Yehuda Fischer; Johanna Yoheved Newberger; Simha Yoel Haim Gyula Julius Fischer; Akiva Fischer and 4 others
Brother of Mordehai Yehuda Fischer; Tsilli Fischer; Yitel Fischer; Friedel Fischer; Rabbi Moshe Nachum Fischer and 4 others

Occupation: rabbi
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About Rabbi Amram Fisher of Yaink

Rabbi Moses Yehudah Fisher was born into a scholarly family in Paks, Hungary. His father was Rabbi Amram Fisher, Rabbi Amram Fisher was born in 1853 to his father Rabbi Akiva Fisher, a student of the Chasam Sofer. He studied by his father, by Rabbi Pinchos Elya Ostreicher – Ozlreiner (the Dayan of Oyven Yashan), by Rabbi Dr. Azriel Hildesheimer, by Rabbi Avraham Eliezer Zev Alt (Rabbi of Kobersdorf), Rabbi Chaim Tzvi Monheimer (Rabbi of Ungvar), and by the Shevet Sofer. He was the son-in-law of Rav Eliezer Zusman Sofer, Rabbi of Halash and Paks. After his marriage in 1873, he became a Dayan in Halash with his father-in-law and in 1878 was appointed to head the Beis Din of DenDek. In 1879 he was appointed as head of the Beis Din of Yanak. There he remained until his passing on 18 Nissan 1925, buried in Yanak. In 1966, his bones were exhumed and reinterred in Jerusalem on Har Hamenuchos. He wrote Divrei Amram, included in the back of his father’s book Ateres Akiva.

His sons were:

Rabbi Mordechai Efraim Fishel Fisher, head of the Beis Din of Sharash – Potok and a student of the Shevet Sofer, Rabbi Yosef Betzalel Fisher, Rabbi of Vochterlitz, Rabbi Moses Fisher, our Rabbi, Rabbi Akiva Fisher, Dayan in Kin-Sent-Miklos and a student of the Daas Sofer, Rabbi Simcha Yoel Fisher who was Rabbi in Deva and Chicago at Congregation Ohavah Tzedek on Claremont Avenue. His son-in-law was Rav Elozor Singer, a Dayan in Rima Sambat and a student of the Daas Sofer.


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Rabbi Amram Fisher of Yaink's Timeline

Age 25
Age 27
Paks, Hungary
August 9, 1885
Age 33
September 10, 1892
Age 40
April 11, 1925
Age 73
Gyönk, Hungary