- 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 1910in 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 yeshivabecame a rabbiin Parczew, Krośniewice, Nasielskand 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
Talmudand 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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