Rabbi Soloveitchik, the ‘gaon of Brisk,’ Dies in Israel; Was 73
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Rabbi Soloveitchik, the ‘gaon of Brisk,’ Dies in Israel; Was 73

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Rabbi Yitzhak Zeev Soloveitchik, the Gaon of Brisk, died during the Kol Nidre prayer at his home. He was 73. Funeral services were held today. Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Nissim issued a special obituary describing the death as “a grave loss to the Jewish people.”

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