Kiryat Sanz ( Hebrew: קריית צאנז) is a Haredi Jewish neighborhood in Jerusalem, Israel. It is located in the northwestern part of Jerusalem.
The neighborhood was established in 1965 by Jewish immigrants from
Sanz in Galicia, largely as a center for their followers. [1 ]
The neighborhood is bordered by the neighborhoods
Kiryat Belz and Ezrat Torah.
Rabbinic presence [ edit ]
Rabbi Dov Berel Weiss, son-in-law of the first
Klausenburger Rebbe, Rabbi Yekusiel Yehudah Halberstam, is the Gaon Av Beth Din of Kiryat Sanz. [2 ] [3 ]
Landmarks [ edit ]
EYAHT College of Jewish Studies for Women, founded by Rebbetzin Denah Weinberg The
Yad Eliezer poverty-relief organization was founded and operated in Kiryat Sanz from 1980 to 2000 by residents Rabbi Yaakov and Hadassah Weisel. The organization is now headquartered in the Shmuel HaNavi neighborhood. [4 ]
References [ edit ]
^ "Kiryat Sanz". Eiferman Realty . Retrieved 3 January 2011.
^ "Harav Berel Weiss Shlita Of Kiryat Sanz Yerushalayim, Visits Lakewood". thelakewoodscoop.com. 8 November 2009 . Retrieved 6 January 2011.
^ Schmidt, Shira Leibowitz. "The Rebbe's Daughters". , September 15, 2013, pp. 59–65. Ami Living
^ Weisman, Shalvi. "Cultivated with Emunah: A conversation with the founder of Yad Eliezer". , January 14, 2013, pp. 30–34, 45. Binah
Coordinates: 31°47′53″N 35°12′40″E / 31.797983°N 35.211031°E