Aharon Lichtenstein

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Aharon Lichtenstein (23 May 1933 – 20 April 2015) was a French-born American-Israeli Orthodox rabbi, rosh yeshiva and writer. He was an authority of Jewish law ("Halacha"). He won the Israel Prize in 2014.

Lichtenstein was born in Paris and grew up in New York, United States. He studied at Yeshiva University and Harvard University. He married in 1960 and had six children.

Lichtenstein died on 20 April 2015 in Jerusalem, aged 81.[1]

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  1. "Renowned rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein dies at 81". The Times of Israel. 20 April 2015. Retrieved 20 April 2015.