Gravestone in Har HaMenuchot cemetery of Jerusalem
The Chasam Sofer
Western entrance to Kiryat Mattersdorf
Neveh Simcha nursing home, which serves the Haredi public of northern Jerusalem

Prominent Austrian Orthodox Jewish rabbi in the 19th century.

- Shimon Sofer

When he left to become rav of Pressburg in 1807, he was succeeded in Mattersdorf by his uncle, Rabbi Bunim Eger (brother of Rabbi Akiva Eger), and then by his son, Rabbi Shimon Sofer (the Michtav Sofer).

- Shmuel Ehrenfeld

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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.

It was founded by Rabbi Shmuel Ehrenfeld, who was born and raised in Mattersdorf, Austria.