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Rabbis and students of Pressburg Yeshiva - (Bratislava, Slovakia)

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  • R' Eliezer Shlomo Benedikt (1879 - 1939)
    Rosh hakahal
  • R' Yechiel Benedikt (1907 - 1960)
    BENEDIKT, Miksa 15-Dec-1907M FulopKLEIN Szidonia Pozsony/33-15Local GovtPozsony Pozsony LDS 2442338, Item 1
  • Rabbi Yosef Baumgarten, R.A.B.D. Adath Yisroel, Schiffschul, Vienna, & Author of Pardes Yosef (1864 - 1933)
    הרב יוסף בוימגארטן ראב"ד קהל שיפשוהל בק"ק ויען. נולד בשנת תרכ"ד בהעלישוי, תלמיד בעל החתן סופר. למד ולימד כל ימי חייו, עד לפטירתו ו' אדר תרצ"ג. מנוחתו בק"ק מאטערסדארף. בניו, רבי דוד צבי בוימגרטן בירושלי...
  • Moshe Nachum Valenstein (1841 - 1922)
  • Rabbi Samuel Baeck (1834 - 1912)
    Samuel Baeck (Hebrew: שמואל בק‎, born Kromau, Moravia, April 1, 1834 – May 16, 1912) was a German rabbi and father of Leo Baeck. His father, Nathan Baeck, was rabbi in Kromau; his grandfather, Ab...

Rabbi Moshe Sofer-Schreiber, ''Chatam Sofer'', (German: Moses Schreiber), also known by his main work Chatam (in Yiddish: "Chasam") Sofer, (trans. Seal of the Scribe), (1762 - 1839), was one of the leading rabbis of European Jewry in the first half of the nineteenth century his influence is still felt today. He is also the patriarch of the Sofer family of rabbis.

He declined many offers for the rabbinate, but in 1806 accepted a call to Pressburg, Austrian Empire (now Bratislava, capital of Slovakia). In Pressburg, he established a yeshiva, which was attended by as many as 500 pupils. Hundreds of these pupils became the rabbis of Hungarian Jewry.

R' Avraham Shmuel Binyamin Sofer, (German: Abraham Samuel Benjamin Schreiber), also known by his main work Ksav Sofer (trans. Writ of the Scribe), (1815 - 1871), was one of the leading rabbis of Hungarian Jewry in the second half of the nineteenth century and rosh yeshiva of the famed Pressburg Yeshiva.