Nahum Rabinovitch

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Rabbi Nahum Eliezer Rabinovitch (Hebrew: נחום אליעזר רבינוביץ'‎; 1928 – May 6, 2020) was a Canadian-born Israeli Orthodox rabbi and posek. He was the head of Yeshivat Birkat Moshe in Ma'ale Adumim. He was born in Montreal, Canada. In 2015 he led the Giyur K'halacha conversion court, of which he was one of the founders.[1]

Rabinovitch died on May 6, 2020 at the age of 92.[2]

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  1. "In first, Israeli judge recognizes conversion to Judaism by private court". 13 September 2018. Convert 'Katya' and her daughter sit before the independent Giyur K'halacha conversion court, led by Rabbi Nahum Rabinovitch (center) on August 10, 2015. Giyur K’halacha’s rabbinical courts, which follow the precepts of Jewish law, were founded by Farber along with many of Modern Orthodoxy’s biggest names — Efrat’s Rabbi Shlomo Riskin; Rabbi Nachum Rabinovitch from Ma’ale Adumim
  2. Dean of Maale Adumim yeshiva, Rabbi Nahum Rabinovitch passes away at age 92