Knowledge Identifier: +Zvi_Yaakov_Oppenheim
Chief Rabbi of Kelm, Lithuania, and one of the founders of the Telz Yeshiva
Born in 1854.
Country: Lithuania (100%)
Main connections: Meir Atlas, Shlomo Zalman Abel
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Zvi Yaakov Oppenheim was born in 1854
Shlomo Zalman Abel
- In 1875, together with Meir Atlas and Zvi Yaakov Oppenheim he assisted in establishing the Telz Yeshiva and subsequently taught there
- In 1875, together with Rabbi Zvi Yaakov Oppenheim, Rabbi Shlomo Zalman Abel and the help of a German Jewish layman, Ovadyah Lachman, Atlas founded the Telz Yeshiva in Telz, Poland
In 1883, Rabbi Eliezer Gordon relinquished the Kelm rabbinate and after a short period in Slabodka, became the rabbi in Telz
Rabbi Oppenheim served as the rabbi in Kelm for forty-three years and died on Thursday, February 11 , 1926, at 72
Zvi Yaakov Oppenheim died in 1926