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Feinstein, Moshe

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Born: 1895 AD
Died: 1986 AD, at 91 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Scholars

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1895 - Moshe Feinstein was born.

1936 - He and his family moved to New York City where he lived for the remainder of his life.

         - He later established a branch of the yeshiva in Staten Island, New York, now headed by his son Rabbi Reuven Feinstein. Moshe's son Rabbi David Feinstein heads the Manhattan branch.

         - He was president of the Union of Orthodox Rabbis of the United States and Canada and chaired the Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah of Agudath Israel of America from the 1960s until his death. Feinstein also took an active leadership role in Israel’s Chinuch Atzmai.

1943 - Feinstein participated in the Rabbis' march on Washington on the 6th of October.

1986 - Died on the 23rd of March.


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