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Rabbi Yoel Tzvi Landau

July 16th, 2009 · 7 Comments

Kalever Rosh Yeshiva
d. 29 Tishrei, 1904
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Tags: New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Rosh Yeshiva · Union Field Cemetery - Queens

7 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Azi // Jul 16, 2009 at 9:28 am

    Is there a published yichus from the Pnei Yeshua anywhere? I have a friend who has a mesorah that he’s a descendant and is trying to figure out how.

  • 2 avremele // Jul 16, 2009 at 12:14 pm

    I believe the family name Falik are descendants

  • 3 Chief Rabbi // Jul 16, 2009 at 2:15 pm

    One Eluzer Schlesinger left a comment on the Contact Page claiming to be a great grandson.

  • 4 none // Dec 19, 2010 at 9:13 pm

    Rabbi Landau came to America to collect money for his Yeshivah. He was nifter during being in America & he was Burreid not far from the Rabbi of Shinav.
    One of Rabbi Landau descendants is Rabbi Luzer Weiss who heads the Kosher law enforcement agency of New York.
    Rabbi Weiss & his family printed a sefer yichus from the Pnei Yeshua & the entire Mishpoche..

  • 5 YD Miller // Dec 20, 2010 at 11:33 am

    How is Reb Luzer a descendant? and what is the exect line to the Pnie Yehoshua?

  • 6 Ben Bee Zee // Dec 20, 2010 at 12:56 pm

    The famous genealogist Vekstien wrote about him in Hamodia (Shevat 5768), that he was a distinguished chusid of the Divrei Chayim of Sanz. His linage to Kalev is that his mother Baila was the the daughter of Reb Yecheskel Taub son of Reb Eizikel Kalever.

    He was a cousin to the Vielepoler family but not a descendant and the guy who made the matzeiva (understanding that his family wasn’t present at his passing) knowing his relationship to the family thought that he was indeed a descendant which was a mistake.

    One of his descendants is the Vizhnitzer Chusid and Rav of the Belzer 99 Shtibel in LondonReb Eliezer Dovid Friedman author of Mepi Seforim V’sofrim.

  • 7 chezkel // Apr 19, 2015 at 1:48 pm

    Rabbi Eliezer Duvid Friedman and Eluzer Schlesinger’s mother are brother n sister

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