Rav Shmuel Auerbach

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Rav Shmuel Auerbach

Hebrew: הרב שמואל אויערבאך
Birthdate: (86)
Birthplace: Jerusalem, Jerusalem District, Israel
Death: February 24, 2018 (86)
Jerusalem, Jerusalem District, Israel
Immediate Family:

Son of Rabbi Shlomo-Zalman Auerbach and Chaya Rivka Auerbach
Husband of Rochel Auerbach
Brother of <private> Auerbach; <private> Goldberg (Auerbach); <private> Auerbach; Miriam Treger; <private> Auerbach and 4 others

Occupation: Rabbi
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About Rav Shmuel Auerbach

Horav Hagaon Rebbe Shmuel Auerbach (Hebrew: שמואל אורבך‬) (born September 21, 1931 – February 24, 2018) was a prominent Haredi rabbi in Jerusalem, Israel. He was regarded as a leading non-Hasidic Lithuanian posek (halachic authority) for many Haredi Jews in Israel and was a respected authority for Jews worldwide. He was the rosh yeshiva of Yeshivas Maalot HaTorah and the Nasi (president) of Yeshivas Midrash Shmuel and Yeshivas Toras Simcha,[5] both in Jerusalem

Reb Shmuel was the eldest son of Rabbi Shlomo Zalman Auerbach and his wife, Chaya Rivka Ruchamkin. He was born in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Sha'arei Hesed, as was his father. He married Rachel Paksher (d. 11 January 1990). They had no children. He named his musar sefer Ohel Rachel in her memory.

His sefer on maseches oholois is called Darcei Shmuel

He was a master of the Shas and Poskim, Halocho and Musser and he had fluency in all seforim including a vast knowledge in Kabbalistic and Chasidishe seforim Yehi Zichroi Boruch https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shmuel_Auerbach



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Rav Shmuel Auerbach's Timeline

September 21, 1931
Jerusalem, Jerusalem District, Israel
February 24, 2018
Age 86
Jerusalem, Jerusalem District, Israel