Abraham Bornstein

Abraham Bornstein

Abraham Bornstein (also known as Avraham Bornsztajn, Abraham ben Ze'ev Nachum Bornstein, Reb Avraham Borensztejn) was born in Biala (Poland) in 1839, and died on March 20 1910 in Sochaczew. He was a Hasidic rabbi (known as the "Tzadik" of Sochachov" or 'Cadyk z Sochaczewa' in Polish.)

He the son of a rabbi. When he graduated yeshiva became a rabbi in Parczew, Krośniewice, Nasielsk and from 1883 in Sochaczew. He founded there Hassidic synagogues and yeshivas. He is buried in the Jewish cemetery in Sochaczew where a "ohel" (burial vault) was built.

Following his passing, his position was filled by his son Rabbi Samuel Bornstein (1856-1926), who edited "Shem Mi-Shmuel".


Bornsztajn wrote many manuscripts about Talmud and Torah, also edited in 1905 and 1912.


* [http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Sochaczew/Sochaczew.html Memorial Book of Sochaczew]
* [http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Sochaczew/so056.html The Rabbi's Court]
* [http://www.nissenbaum.pl/en/dzialalnosc.html The Nissenbaum Family Foundation]
* [http://www.kirkuty.xip.pl/indexang.htm Jewish Cemeteries in Poland]

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