Rabbi Shmuel Berenbaum
Painting size: 16″ x 16″
Acrylic and resin on canvas Giclee
Rabbi Shmuel Berenbaum was born in Knyszyn, Poland. As the Nazis rolled across Eastern Europe, the Rabbi and other yeshiva students fled across the Soviet Union and resettled in Shanghai, China. From there, they eventually immigrated to the United States. The Rabbi was a Talmudic scholar who led a yeshiva in Brooklyn, New York for more than 50 years. The Rabbi built the Jewish academy "into one of the largest centers for Torah study in the world.”
Rabbi Shmuel Berenbaum, a Talmudic scholar who for more than 50 years led a major Orthodox yeshiva in Brooklyn, known as the Mir Yeshiva.
Jonathan Rosenblum, director of Am Echad, , said , “he was the one who was consulted on anything connected to Torah learning in the Torah world,” adding, “The Rav taught Torah for over 50 years, and never repeated himself.”