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Chaim Yosef Gottlieb of Stropkov

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Name  Chaim Gottlieb

Died  1867

Chaim Yosef Gottlieb of Stropkov, (1794 - March 11, 1867) (Hebrew: חיים יוסף גאטליב), known as the Stropkover Rov, was a student of Rabbi Moshe Schreiber and author of Tiv Gittin ve-Kiddushin, published by his sons in Ungvar in 1868.

Upon completing his studies in 1823, he was appointed Dayan and teacher in the town of his birth, Tertzal, Hungary, where he studied with his brother-in-law Rabbi Mordechai Ciment, and wrote extensively about Jewish law and Kabbalah. He became the Chief Rabbi and head of the Bet Din of Stropkov in 1847 at the recommendation of Rabbi Chaim Halberstam of Sanz. Chaim Yosef died on Monday, 4 Adar II, 5627 / 11 March 1867 and is buried in the Tisinec cemetery.

There is a School in Jerusalem named after him Called Yeshivas Rabbenu Chaim Yosef. They publish a book which lists all the descendants of Reb Chaim Yosef called Sefer Hayachas.

References

Chaim Yosef Gottlieb of Stropkov Wikipedia


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