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Disciples and colleagues of Rabbi Akiva Eger (1761-1837)

תלמידיו וחבריו של רבי עקיבא איגר

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  • Rabbi Chaim Weltmann, A.B.D. Witkowo (b. - 1849)
    Chaim Lewin Weltmann (18?? - 1849): I know very little of the patriarch of our family, Chaim Lewin Weltmann. He was a rabbi in the town of Witcova, which was part of Germany then and is now part of Pol...
  • Rabbi Zvi Hirsch Kalischer (1795 - 1874)
    (Zwi) Hirsch Kalischer (24 March 1795 – 16 October 1874) was an Orthodox German rabbi who expressed views, from a religious perspective, in favour of the Jewish re-settlement of the Land of Israel, whi...
  • Löw Gabor Gabriel Südfeld (1799 - 1872)
    Gabriel Suedfeld (1799–1872) was a Hebrew writer and the father of Max Nordau. Born in Krotoszyn, he studied at the Lissa Yeshivah and was ordained as a rabbi, but became attracted to the Haskalah. Aft...
  • Rabbi Aaron Levin Lazarus (1790 - 1874)
    ראש בית הדין והישיבה של פילנה, מתלמידי רבי עקיבא איגר.

This project aims to compile all the recorded disciples and colleagues of Rabbi Akiva Eger. It may include members of his Beth Din or contemporaries mentioned in his works.

A very comprehensive list of these people can be found in this book: סופרי המלך - עוללות רבינו עקיבא איגר tagged to this project - here.