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Rabbi Aharon WEINSTEIN from Rosulno #galicia #rabbinic

ilisa
 

Hello, I am trying to verify info about one of my paternal great-great grandfathers. I have been told by elder family members that he was a rabbi who was so important that he made decisions of Jewish law for his community. It is also claimed that his fathers before him were all rabbis. He would have been alive during the early to mid 19th century. This intrigues me and I would like to know how to go about finding documentation which proves these statements. I have searched to no avail for the information where ever I can: Jewish gen family search, yad vasham, Ancestry (I don’t have international access) etc.  Does anyone have any ideas? Thank you in advance. 

ilisa Goldstein Calderon 
Rosulno 
Minsk
vasyl’kov
Grodno

Yehuda Horovitz
 

I assume you are missing some info.
Are you sure it is ROSULNO ? actualy called ROSILNA! 
Is the name AHARON ?
I suggest it is the Rabbi of the close by Shtetel of Solotvyn Rabbi [Hirsh Leib] Zvi Arye Weinstein 
I found many responses from him in the rabbinic literature of the middle the 19th century

ilisa
 

Thank you! Yes it could be Solotvyn as his wife was from there, Esther Ruchel Shottenfeld and her father was also a rabbi Meyer Shottenfeld. Please tell me how can I find information which documents them as rabbis ....besides the rabbinic literature. Can you point me to his responses in the rabbinic literature?  Also, was his full name actually Hirsch Leib Zvi Arye Weinstein?  Many thanks to you again!!

Yehuda Horovitz
 

The sources are all in Hebrew. and listed in Meorei Galicia  by Rabbi Meir Wunder, vol 2 Jerusalem 1981, page 854