- Author:Chaim Freedman
- Publisher:Avotaynu; First Edition edition (September 1, 1997)
- Pages:685 pages
- FB2 format1953 kb
- ePUB format1751 kb
- DJVU format1984 kb
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Eliyahu's Branches book.
Eliyahu's Branches book. Details (if other): Cancel. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Eliyahu's Branches: The Descendants of the Vilna Gaon (Of Blessed and Saintly Memory) and His Family.
Eliyahu's Branches: The Descendants of the Vilna Gaon and His Family has already received the applause of a number of scholars. Besides exploring the life and times of the Vilna Gaon, the 704-page book identifies, provides documentation for more than 20,000 descendants of the Vilna Gaon and his siblings. There is an index listing all persons in the book.
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The inspiring life-story of the Vilna Gaon. Adapted by Yonason Rosenblum from Betzalel Landau's Hebrew. The Gaon of Vilna: The Man and His Image.
Freedman, Chaim (1997). Avraham Kushelevsky". Retrieved 24 January 2011.
the descendants of the Vilna Gaon (of blessed and saintly memory) and his family. Includes bibliographical references (p. 586-592) and index. Published in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the Gaon's death 19th Tishrei 5558-5758 (1797-1997). Published 1997 by Avotaynu in Teaneck, NJ, USA Includes bibliographical references (p. Title title page also in Hebrew on p. facing .
The Vilna Gaon's given Hebrew name was Eliyahu ben Shlomo Zalman. The term "Gaon" was an honorific title previously given to heads of major Jewish academies, sometimes translated as "genius. Vilna" is simply the name of his city of Vilnius, in today's Lithuania. Ironically, the Vilna Gaon never headed a school, although his personal pupils became very influential and gave him the title of Gaon to honor his status as their teacher.
Eliyahu's Branches, the Descendants of the Vilna Gaon and His . He was the progenitor of a large family
Eliyahu's Branches, the Descendants of the Vilna Gaon and His family" (Avotaynu 1997): Few details of Yehudah Leib's life are recorded, nor have any books written by him been located. Son of the great Gaon and Khassid, our teacher ELIYAHU of blessed and righteous memory, from Vilna. He passed away on the 25th of Shevat 5576 ( 1816). He was the progenitor of a large family. Members of the Wilner family in Warsaw descend from him as well as an English branch which includes Sir Hermann Gollancz (1852-1930), the first English rabbi to receive a knighthood ( in 1923 ). Judah Leib's daughter Gitel, married Isaac Danzig. Another daughter, Hinde, married Joseph Cohen.
The Vilna Gaon was modest; he declined to accept the office of rabbi . However neither the Vilna Gaon nor his descendants apparently used this surname, which means shopkeeper.
The Vilna Gaon was modest; he declined to accept the office of rabbi, though it was often offered to him on the most flattering terms. For example, the institution of the priestly blessing by the Kohanim known as duchaning during the weekdays (rather than only during festivals, as practiced in the Diaspora), and the accepted time for the onset of Shabbat in Jerusalem and other cities can both be traced to the custom of the Vilna Gaon. However, the teachings and traditions of the Vilna Gaon have been passed down most directly to the Litvaks in Israel.