Nachum Eisenstein

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Nachum Eisenstein is the rabbi of the Ma'alot Dafna neighborhood, Jerusalem, Israel. He is one of Rabbi Yosef Shalom Eliashiv's foremost disciples.[1]

American-born Eisenstein heads the International Rabbinical Committee on Conversion. The committee was originally started by Rabbi Chaim Kreiswirth, Chief Rabbi of Antwerp, Belgium[1][2]. Eisenstein is an advocate for creating halachic standards in determining the status of a conversion to Judaism [3].


  1. ^ Yeshiva Rabbi Jacob Joseph (2006). Journal of halacha and contemporary society. Yeshiva Rabbi Jacob Joseph School. p. 93. Retrieved 27 October 2011.