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Rabbi Meir Cohen

July 20th, 2010 · 10 Comments

Executive Vice President of the Agudas HaRabonim
d. 5 Cheshvan, 1978 (5739)
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  • 1 curios // Jul 20, 2010 at 9:38 am

    Here are his seforim: http://www.hebrewbooks.org/2206
    http://www.hebrewbooks.org/2207

    His father was very famous in Russia – the “Minchas Shabbos”. I think R’ Meir was the youngest son.

    His son R’ Chaim Zalman Cohen lives in Lawrence, NY, and authored a sefer on Brachos and Sukkah – “Maadanei Chaim”.

  • 2 binyamin // Jul 20, 2010 at 12:57 pm

    הוא נין נכד להרבה רבנים וגדולים, אך היחוס לשארית יוסף, הוא בן אחר בן.
    יחוסו מפורט בשער של ספרי אביו.

    http://toladot.blogspot.com

  • 3 curios // Jul 20, 2010 at 1:15 pm

    A notice of his petirah in HaPardes: http://www.hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=12400&st=&pgnum=31&hilite=.

  • 4 binyamin // Jul 20, 2010 at 1:30 pm

    הוא צאצא להרבה רבנים וגדולים, אומנם יחוסו לבעל השארית יוסף, הוא בן אחר בן.

  • 5 curios // Jul 20, 2010 at 2:01 pm

    בראש ספר ‘מנחת שבת’ ושאר ספריו, יש רשימת יוחסין באורך.

  • 6 grandson // Apr 12, 2012 at 1:52 am

    reb meir succeeded his father as rov in shatova russia still in his teens, and was rov in a few choshuve kehilos in america before becomeing menahel and rosh bais din of the agudas harabanim. he has semicha from many gedolim, and his seforim on rambam have haskamos from other gedolim. his son rabbi chaim z. also wrote a sefer on maseches migilah.

  • 7 Nechunya // Dec 14, 2014 at 11:30 am

    whats the source that Reb Mayer was rav in Shatova?

  • 8 Hasirpad // Dec 14, 2014 at 3:45 pm

    שער ספרו:
    http://www.hebrewbooks.org/2206

  • 9 Hasirpad // Dec 14, 2014 at 3:49 pm

    (טעות. לא שמתי לב שר’ מאיר הוציא לאור את ספריו בחייו)

  • 10 YD Miller // Oct 12, 2015 at 11:53 am

    Letter written by Rabbi Cohen on behalf of the Agudas Harabonim to the JDC denouncing the practice of the Jpoint to serve Treiefe meals at thier meetings:
    http://search.archives.jdc.org/multimedia/Documents/NY_AR_45-54/NY_AR45-54_Orgs/NY_AR45-54_00184/NY_AR45-54_00184_0114.pdf

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