Avrohom Yehoshua Soloveitchik

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Rabbi Avrohom Yehoshua Soloveitchik.
Facade of Yeshivas Brisk, Jerusalem.

Rabbi Avraham Yehoshua Soloveitchik (born 1949) is the rosh yeshiva of Yeshivas Brisk, one of the Brisk yeshivas in Jerusalem, Israel that attracts elite Talmudic students from the United States.[1][2] The Talmudic college has over 1000 students. The school focuses on Kodashim, the Talmudic Seder dealing with sacrificial offerings.

He is carrying on the tradition of his grandfather, Rabbi Yitzchok Zev Soloveitchik, who was known as the "Brisker Rov".[citation needed]

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  1. ^ Micha Odenheimer (28 January 2005). "`Harvard' of the Haredim". Haaretz. Retrieved 26 January 2011. 
  2. ^ Herb Keinon (12 May 2000). "Still wrestling with haredi conscription". Jerusalem Post. p. 5B. Retrieved 26 January 2011. These people such as Brisk Yeshiva head Rabbi Avraham Yehoshua Soloveitchik are also...