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Zvi Hirsch "Charif" Heller

Hebrew: צבי הירש הירש העללער
Birthdate: (58)
Birthplace: Zamosc, Zamość County, Lublin Voivodeship, Poland
Death: October 28, 1834 (54-62)
District III., Budapest, Hungary
Immediate Family:

Son of Arye Leib Heller and Hindel Heller
Husband of ? Heller; Mrs. Schreiber-Heller, [3rd wife] and Chaya Schreiber/ Heller
Father of Heller; Menachem Mendel Heller-Katz; Serel Weinberger; Mendel Heller; Mindel Nebenzahl and 1 other
Brother of Chaya Weinreb; R' Samuel Zanwill Heller, A.B.D. Przemysl; Chaim Heller and Unknown Heller

Managed by: Balázs Déri
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About Zvi Hirsch "Charif" Heller

(1) Sources for biography:

(a) http://jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/7543-heller-zebi-hirsch

(b) https://he.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D7%A6%D7%91%D7%99_%D7%94%D7%99%D7%A8%D7%A9_%D7%94%D7%9C%D7%A8

(c) http://www.encyclopedia.com/religion/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/heller-zevi-hirsch


The famous Rabbi Zvi Hirsh Heller (1776-1834, Encyclopedia L'Chachmei Galicia, Vol. 2 pp. 665-671), leading Hungarian Rabbi, called "Rabbi Hirsh Charif" because of his sharp (charif in Hebrew) intellect served as Rabbi in Brzesko (Galicia) and later, head of the yeshiva in Brody. Was forced to flee the city following a slander, reached Hungary and served in the rabbinate of the Bonyhád, Uzhhorod and Óbuda communities. Some of his disciples became prominent Torah scholars such as Rebbe Zvi Hirsh, Rabbi of Lesko (http://www.daat.ac.il/encyclopedia/value.asp?id1=155) and Rabbi Shlomo Ganzfried, author of the Kitzur Shulchan Aruch.

Author of Tiv Gittin novellae and other works. http://hebrewbooks.org/37331

http://hebrewbooks.org/39648

http://hebrewbooks.org/34842

http://hebrewbooks.org/35030

https://www.kedem-auctions.com/content/sefer-masat-binyamin-%E2%80%93-metz-1776-%E2%80%93-signature-rabbi-tzvi-hirsch-charif-author-tiv-gittin

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http://www.ivelt.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=29669&sid=a5ad27d67d63782c3c4f7189b3bdfcef

Three part biography; http://www.hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=27654&st=&pgnum=352

http://www.hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=27655&st=&pgnum=28

http://www.hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=22785&st=&pgnum=106


מכונה "ר' הירש חריף" על שם גאונותו וחריפותו. רב בבריגל שבגליציה ואח"כ ראש ישיבה נודע בברודי. נאלץ לברוח מהעיר בעקבות הלשנה, הגיע להונגריה וכיהן ברבנות בקהילות בוניאהד, אונגוואר ואובן-ישן. העמיד תלמידים גדולים, ביניהם האדמו"ר רבי צבי הירש מליסקא והגאון רבי שלמה גאנצפריד בעל "קיצור שולחן ערוך". מחבר "חידושי טיב גיטין" וחיבורים נוספים.
Rabbi Zvi Hirsch Heller was exhumed after World War II from Obuda, where he died in 1834, and reburied in the Orthodox cemetery in Pest, in the Rabbinical section of the cemetery.

Sefer Masat Binyamin – Metz, 1776 – Signature of Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch Charif Author of "Tiv Gittin" Sefer Masat Binyamin, responsa, by Rabbi Binyamin Aharon Solnik. Metz, [1776]. Signature on title page of book: “Tzvi Hirsch Heller” – Signature of the Ga’on Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch Heller (1776-1835, Encyclopedia of Scholars of Galicia, II, 665-671) known as “Rabbi Hirsch Charif” after his genius and acuteness [Charif]. Rabbi in Brigidau, Galicia and later on famous Rosh Yeshiva in Brody. Was forced to flee the city due to an informing; arrived in Hungary and served in the rabbinate of communities of Bonyhad, Ungvar and Oven-Yashan. Was rabbi of great disciples, including Rebbe Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch of Liska and the Ga’on Rabbi Shlomo Ganzfried author of "Kitzur Shulchan Aruch". Author of "Chiddushei Tiv Gittin" and additional compositions. [3], 91 leaves. 18 cm. Good condition, stains. Ownership notations and stamps. Left-upper corner of title page cut off. https://www.kedem-auctions.com/content/sefer-masat-binyamin-%E2%80%93-metz-1776-%E2%80%93-signature-rabbi-tzvi-hirsch-charif-author-tiv-gittin

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Zvi Hirsch "Charif" Heller's Timeline

1776
1776
Zamosc, Zamość County, Lublin Voivodeship, Poland
1790
1790
Age 14
Uzhgorod, Hungary
1799
1799
Age 23
1817
1817
Age 41
1834
October 28, 1834
Age 58
Budapest, Hungary
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