Yitzchok Zev Soloveitchik

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Jesse Russell, Ronald Cohn
Book on Demand, 2012 - 116 pages
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Yitzchok Zev Halevi Soloveitchik (Hebrew: ' ), also known as Velvel Soloveitchik ("Zev" means "wolf" in Hebrew, and "Velvel" is the diminutive of "wolf" in Yiddish) or as the Brisker Rov ("rabbi of/from Brisk," (19 October 1886, Valozhyn - 11 October 1959, Jerusalem), was an Orthodox rabbi and rosh yeshiva of the Brisk yeshiva in Jerusalem, Israel. He was a son of Rabbi Chaim Soloveitchik of Brisk. He is also commonly referred to as the GRYZ, an acronym for Gaon Rabbi Yitzchak Zev ("sage Rabbi Isaac Wolf") and "The Rov."

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