Matching family tree profiles for Rabbi Eliezer Rabinowitch, [Rabbi of Minsk]
About Rabbi Eliezer Rabinowitch, [Rabbi of Minsk]
Head Rabbi of Minsk
Son of Luba (died 1915), daughter of R. Saul helevi Katzenellenbogen (died 1891), descendants of R. Aryey Leib Epstein (died 1775) known as Pardes A.B.D. Koenigsburg).
Born in Motol on May 28, 1898 and died en route to Israel, April 1983. he settled in the U.S. in 1940 as a result of being invited to become Professor of Palestine literature and institutions of the Jewish Theological Seminary, New York.
Nine years later he became their dean and then rector of their rabbinical school in 1958. He was an ordained rabbi, world renowned Talmudist, educator and prolific author.