Pressburg Yeshiva (Austria-Hungary)
The largest and most influential Yeshiva in Central Europe in the 19th century.- Pressburg Yeshiva (Austria-Hungary)
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One of the leading Orthodox rabbis of European Jewry in the first half of the nineteenth century.
Sofer established a yeshiva in Pozsony (Pressburg in German; today Bratislava, Slovakia), the Pressburg Yeshiva, which became the most influential yeshiva in Central Europe, producing hundreds of future leaders of Hungarian Jewry.
Haredi Judaism (יהדות חֲרֵדִית , ; also spelled Charedi in English; plural Haredim or Charedim) consists of groups within Orthodox Judaism that are characterized by their strict adherence to halakha (Jewish law) and traditions, in opposition to modern values and practices.
Thus, he did not allow any secular studies to be added to the curriculum of his Pressburg Yeshiva.
Avraham Shmuel Binyamin Sofer, (Abraham Samuel Benjamin Schreiber), also known by his main work Ksav Sofer or Ketav 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.
Hungarian-born German rabbi, initially in Pápa, Hungary, and from the early 1890s in Frankfurt as a successor of his father-in-law Samson Raphael Hirsch.
At the age of twelve he entered the yeshiva of Nitra, but returned to study with his grandfather until he could enroll in the Pressburg Yeshiva, then headed by Rabbi Samuel Benjamin Sofer (the Ksav Sofer).
American rabbi and scholar.
Szold studied under Rabbis Jacob Fischer of Shalgaw, Wolf Kollin of Vrbové, and Benjamin Wolf Löw at the Pressburg Yeshiva, and received the rabbinical authorization from Judah Assod of Bur and Simon Sidon of Tyrnau.
Rabbi Ezekiel Isidore Epstein (1894–1962),
Due to the quality of his work, he was sent to study at the Pressburg Yeshiva under Rabbi Akiva Sofer.
Leading yeshiva located in the Givat Shaul neighborhood of Jerusalem.
It was founded in 1950 by Rabbi Akiva Sofer (known as the Daas Sofer), a great-grandson of Rabbi Moses Sofer (the Chasam Sofer), who established the original Pressburg Yeshiva in the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1807.
One of the leading Hungarian rabbis of the nineteenth century.
Although Rabbi Schwartz studied in the Pressburg Yeshiva whose leaders were opposed to Hasidism, he became deeply attached to Hasidism after a visit he made to Chaim Halberstam, the founder of the Sanz hasidic dynasty.
Rabbi in Austria and Germany, chaplain and author.
He studied at the Pressburg Yeshiva, and studied Oriental philology and history at the University of Berlin (PhD 1895).
Prominent Austrian Orthodox Jewish rabbi in the 19th century.
His father would seat him on his lap whilst delivering his weekly Chumash shiur at the Pressburg Yeshiva, where he expounded on Rashi and Ramban commentaries.