Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman

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Rabbi Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman
Date of birthc. 1913
Place of birthBrest, Russian Empire
Birth nameAharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman
Date of death12 December 2017 (age ~104)
Place of deathBnei Brak, Israel
NationalityIsraeli

Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman (Hebrew: אהרן יהודה לייב שטינמן‎), also Shtainman or Steinman[1] (November 3, 1914[2] – December 12, 2017[3]), was a well-known Haredi rabbi and posek (halakhic authority) in Bnei Brak, Israel.[4] Following the death of Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv in 2012, he was widely regarded as the Gadol Hador (Leader of the Generation), the leader of the non-Hasidic Lithuanian world.[5]

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  1. "Rabbi Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman". rabbimeirbaalhaneis.com. Retrieved 21 October 2012.
  2. Weinberger, Naftali (2018). Reb Aharon Leib. Mesorah Publications. ISBN 9781422622247.
  3. "Rabbi Aharon Leib Shteinman passes away". M.jpost.com. Retrieved 14 December 2017.
  4. Ettinger, Yair (October 22, 2008). "Election season leaves Haredi politicos no time for repentance". Haaretz. Retrieved 2009-07-23.
  5. Sharon, Jeremy (3 September 2012). "Leading Haredi Rabbi Holds Rally for French Jewry". Retrieved 21 October 2012.