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Chatam Sofer: (1762-1839) Rabbi Moshe Schreiber (also known as Moshe Sofer), an oft-quoted halachist and Torah commentator most commonly known by his main work, Chatam Sofer, "Seal of the Scribe." The Chatam Sofer served as rabbi of Bratislava (Pressburg), Hungary, where he maintained a strong Orthodox Jewish community, established an influential yeshiva, and uncompromisingly opposed the Reform movement then sweeping the region.
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Rabbi Moshe Schreiber (Sofer), known as the Chatam Sofer, was the preeminent leader of Judaism in the Austro-Hungarian Empire during the first part of the 19th century.
1839
Tishrei 25th is the yahrtzeit of Rabbi Moshe Sofer of Pressburg (1762-1839), known as "Chatam Sofer" after his work of Rabbinic responsa. Rabbi Moshe was an outstanding Halachic authority and community leader, and was at the forefront of the battle to pre...
The Jews in Exile
The Modern Era was a time of much assimilation, but also a time of great leaders who stood up to preserve tradition such as the Chasam Sofer and Samson Raphael Hirsch. We also learn about the great philanthropists, Rothschild and Montefiore.
The common reason is that the simple little top was used during the Chanukah era to preserve Judaism.
“Abraham was called “A father to multitudes.” You cannot suffice with your own Judaism; you need to be a leader to many peoples;
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