Re: Gaon of Zelechow #general


On 2006.06.29, Claire Sztern <> wrote:

Does anybody know who was called the "Gaon of Zelechow" in Poland?
You might be referring to Rabbi Shimon ENGEL, known as R' Shimon
Zelichower, since he came >from the city of Zelechow. He was a big
gaon and tzaddik and the first Rosh Yeshiva in Rabbi Meir Shapiro's
Yeshiva, Yeshivas Chachmei Lublin.

If this is the person you are looking for, you can probably find
additional information about him by researching "Yeshivas Chachmei

Shabbat Shalom
M Griffel

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