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Rabbi Binyamin Balzak

November 21st, 2011 · 4 Comments

Rabbi Binyamin Balzak

בנימן ב"ר דוד הלוי

Rav, Chicago, IL

Date of Death: Tue. December 16, 1930 - Kislev 26 5691
Chanukah

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Cemetery Details

Directions to Kever: Waldheim Cemetery in Chicago maintains computerized records and will provided a detailed location map upon request.

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: Name listed on marker: Rabbi Benj Balzak

Biographical Notes:


Credit: Jim Craig, Evanston, IL

Tags: Chicago, IL · Illinois · Waldheim Cemetery - Chicago

4 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Farshlufen // Nov 21, 2011 at 3:35 pm

    Raphael Halperin – 1985 – Snippet view
    825 רבי בנימין הלוי באלזאק מחכמי ארצות הברית. רב בשיקאגו. נולד ברוסיה בשנת תרט״ו ( 1855 ) בערך. נפטר בשיקאגו ביום כ״ו בכסלו תרצ״א ( 1931 ). מחבר הספר ״תורת האדם״. 826 רבי בנימין הלוי לוי מחכמי פולין־אשכנז. רבה של שיראדז לאחר מלחמת העולם …

  • 2 YD Miller // Nov 21, 2011 at 4:02 pm

    The Rav who was originaly from Kiev, Ukraine was a leading preacher for Zionism and a prolific writer on contoversial topics between Judiasim and Christianity.

    Hi faught hard against Missionary activity in the US and abroad by preaching and writing in variuos languages.

  • 3 YD Miller // Nov 21, 2011 at 4:07 pm

    Farshlufen,

    here is the full version of his Yiddish book titled “Judaism against Christianity”:

    http://www.archive.org/details/nybc206060

  • 4 Ben Bee Zee // Nov 21, 2011 at 4:27 pm

    it’s just a Yidish translation of his Toras Odom. (Balzek was originally from Borisovka of Poltave Gybernia )

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