Ohel Shimon-Erlau Yeshiva in Katamon, Jerusalem, named after Rabbi Shimon Sofer.

Prominent Austrian Orthodox Jewish rabbi in the 19th century.

- Shimon Sofer

Thereafter, he lived some two years in the Polish city of Kraków, in the company of his uncle, also named Rabbi Shimon Sofer (author of Michtav Sofer).

- Shimon Sofer (Hungarian rabbi)

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Original lithography by Josef Kriehuber, circa 1830; now displayed in the Albertina.

Moses Sofer

One of the leading Orthodox rabbis of European Jewry in the first half of the nineteenth century.

One of the leading Orthodox rabbis of European Jewry in the first half of the nineteenth century.

Original lithography by Josef Kriehuber, circa 1830; now displayed in the Albertina.
Interior of the memorial in Bratislava, Slovakia (the grave of the Chasam Sofer is at the left).
Rabbi Yochanan Sofer

All three of his sons became rabbis: Avrohom Shmuel Binyamin Sofer (known as the Ktav Sofer or Ksav Sofer); Shimon Sofer (known as the Michtav Sofer), who became the Rav of Kraków; and Yozef Yozpa Sofer.

He was the leader of the Erlau movement, whose progenitor was his grandfather, Rabbi Shimon Sofer of Erlau, a grandson of the Chatam Sofer, and son of the Ktav Sofer.