Hillel Weinberg

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Rabbi Yosef Hillel Weinberg
Yeshiva Aish HaTorah
Began 2009
Predecessor Rabbi Noah Weinberg
Personal details
Birth name Yosef Hillel Weinberg
Born Jerusalem
Parents Rabbi Noah Weinberg and Denah Weinberg

Hillel Weinberg (Hebrew: יוסף הלל וינברג‎‎) is an Orthodox Jewish rabbi at Aish HaTorah.

After the passing of his father, Rabbi Noah Weinberg, in February 2009, Rabbi Hillel Weinberg became dean of the Aish HaTorah yeshiva in Jerusalem.[1]

Biography[edit]

Yosef Hillel Weinberg was born in Jerusalem, Israel and grew up in the Kiryat Sanz neighborhood. He attended Slabodka Yeshiva in Bnei Brak and for one year learnt in the Lakewood Yeshiva under Rabbi Shneur Kotler. After returning to Bnei Brak he became the Mashgiach Ruchani of the Slabodka yeshiva, and served as the Mashgiach of Yeshivas HaRan in Jerusalem.

His mother, Rebbetzin Denah Weinberg, founded the EYAHT College of Jewish Studies for Women.

Family Lineage[edit]

His paternal grandfather, Yitzchak Mattisyahu Weinberg, was a Slonimer Hasid and a grandson of the first Slonimer Rebbe, Rabbi Avrohom Weinberg.[2] His paternal grandmother, Hinda, was a descendant of Rabbi Jacob ben Jacob Moses of Lissa (1760–1832), author of Nesivos Hamishpat.

He is also a descendant of Rabbi Tzvi Ashkenazi (1656–1718), who was the great-grandfather of Rabbi Jacob ben Jacob Moses of Lissa.[3]

He is also related to Ephraim ha-Kohen (1616–1678), who was the grandfather of Tzvi Ashkenazi, author of "Sha'ar Efrayim,".[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zuroff, Avraham (8 December 2009). "Jerusalem Yeshiva inaugurates building once used by missionary". Jewish Tribune. Retrieved 24 February 2010. 
  2. ^ Berkowitz, Avraham. "The Rosh Yeshivah and the Shliach". Chabad.org. Retrieved 24 February 2010. 
  3. ^  One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSolomon Schechter and Max Schloessinger (1901–1906). "JACOB BEN JACOB MOSES OF LISSA". In Singer, Isidore; et al. Jewish Encyclopedia. New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company. Retrieved Mar/14/12.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  4. ^  Singer, Isidore; et al., eds. (1901–1906). "EPHRAIM BEN JACOB HA-KOHEN". Jewish Encyclopedia. New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company. Retrieved Mar/20/13.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  5. ^ "שער אפרים". HebrewBooks.org. Retrieved Mar/21/13.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

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