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Rebbe Avroham Binyomin Beinush Auerbach

September 29th, 2008 · 17 Comments

Yerushalayimer Rebbe
d. 22 Adar I, 1976
The Rebbe was among the over 400 Rabbanim and Admorim who on Erev Yom Kippur, 1943 marched on Washington demanding that the Roosevelt administration help save the Jews of Europe.
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17 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Miller // Feb 3, 2009 at 5:21 am

    Why was he called Yerushalaime Rebbe, was he from the Yerushalaime Auerbach family?

    (thanks Baruch for linking this to the rebbe’s FIL Rebbe Gottesman)

  • 2 Pushateh Yid // Feb 3, 2009 at 8:56 pm

    Miller:
    He was from Jerusalem, his grandfather was the Imrei Binah.
    I wonder how he ended up on the Lower East Side????

  • 3 Cosid // Feb 3, 2009 at 8:58 pm

    I believe he had a son in Netanya, who passed away not so long ago.

  • 4 Miller // Feb 3, 2009 at 9:15 pm

    Reb Yid,
    If he was the SIL of a New York Rebbe that’s how he ended up in NY.

    It’s interesting why there is no writing on the Matzive about his Admoros, besides the fact that the Jeruslem Auerbachs were not Chasidishe Rebbes at all.

  • 5 Mark Fine // Feb 4, 2009 at 4:39 pm

    Pushateh Yid:
    The Rebbe first lived in East New York and then moved his shule to Crown Heights, where did you get that he lived on the Lower East Side?

  • 6 Baruch A // Feb 4, 2009 at 4:41 pm

    Miller:
    I spoke to a grandson-in-law, it appears that it was in accordance with the Rebbe?s wishes.
    Thank you,

  • 7 Pushateh Yid // Feb 4, 2009 at 4:42 pm

    Mark:
    Sorry, I meant East New York.

  • 8 Mo. Kennedy // Dec 23, 2010 at 10:18 am

    Would anybody know if he was a koshnitzer einikel

  • 9 sarah birnhack // Oct 18, 2011 at 3:29 pm

    De Mo. Kennedy,

    No, he was not a Kozhnitzer einikel. He was a direct descendant of the Imre Binah, and was really NOT a Chassidishe Rebbe. He had a shul his entire life, and his Rebbetzin was a direct descendant of the Tosfos Yom Tov through he father, the Jassa Rebbe, Harav Avraham Yosef Yoska Gottesman, zt’l, and of the Baal Shem Tov through her mother, my great-grandmother Faigeh, a”h.

  • 10 Tattale // May 6, 2012 at 3:05 am

    Is Uri Auerbach, a famous Sofer, A son of his?

  • 11 yechezkel auerbach // Sep 20, 2012 at 2:48 pm

    my father, rav uri auerbach zl, was his son.. and yes, he lived out his last years (beautifully) in netanya , eretz yisroel..

  • 12 Emaniel Dewick // Feb 3, 2014 at 1:53 pm

    Was he related to the Silberberg family? I know the name Avraham Binyamin Beinush runs in the Silberberg family.

  • 13 Ben Bee Zee // Feb 3, 2014 at 5:31 pm

    yes he was

  • 14 Beinish Waks // Oct 28, 2015 at 9:19 pm

    Hi to all of you commenting about my great grandfather whom i’m named after, actually my name is exactly as his AVROHOM BINYAMIN BEINISH BEN YITZCHOK ITZIK my recent visit to zeide’s tzion i remember that this picture is only the back, the front side is beautifully written with all his great avodah lmaan k’vod hashem yisbarach .
    he lived in crown heights was an active rav in the area paskening sheilos madrich yidden hashems torah had a shul there too called MACHZIKEI EMES being that he came from yerushalayim everyone called him DER YERUSHALAYIM REBBE he liked the title so he said to write it on his kever to be identified.
    he has plenty of grandchildren named after him chashuve erliche yungerleit .
    i recently started writing a book about our ZEIDE and BUBBY DEVORAH anyone with info to share please do thanks much.
    his sefer is called toras abba

  • 15 Beinish Waks // Oct 28, 2015 at 9:22 pm

    he was a grandson of reb meir premislan, uri strelisk, zayis raanan, imrei binah, maalin bakodesh

  • 16 Shimshon Weingarten // May 6, 2016 at 12:19 pm

    I was very close to him. I lived upstairs and my Bar Mitzva was in his Shul. I would learn with him every Shabbos. Morning was Kitzer Shulchen Urech and afternoon was Ein Yakov.
    I know his Hallel Nishich and other nisichum by davening. I loved his davening. I know his neginim. I was like his Gabbai… I used to daven for the Amid. I loved him. He was a great inspiration for me and my Mishpacha. I was there near his bed nebach when he was sick and there till the end.
    Great memories.

  • 17 YD Miller // May 11, 2016 at 1:27 pm

    R’ Shimshon,

    Any photos of the Rebbe?

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