Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman

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Rabbi Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman
Date of birth c. 1913
Place of birth Brest, Russian Empire
Birth name Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman
Date of death 12 December 2017 (age ~104)
Place of death Bnei Brak, Israel
Nationality Israeli

Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman (Hebrew: אהרן יהודה לייב שטינמן‎), also Shtainman or Steinman (c. 1913 – 12 December 2017)[1][2] was a well-known Haredi rabbi and posek (halakhic authority) in Bnei Brak, Israel.[3] 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.[2]

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  1. "Rabbi Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman". rabbimeirbaalhaneis.com. Retrieved 21 October 2012. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Sharon, Jeremy (3 September 2012). "Leading Haredi Rabbi Holds Rally for French Jewry". Retrieved 21 October 2012. 
  3. Ettinger, Yair (October 22, 2008). "Election season leaves Haredi politicos no time for repentance". Haaretz. Retrieved 2009-07-23.