Moshe Feinstein

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Birthday
3, 1895
Birthplace
Belarus
Death Date
Mar 23, 1986 (91)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
3, 1895
Birthplace
Belarus
Death Date
Mar 23, 1986 (91)

About

Orthodox rabbi and Jewish law expert who became known for his numerous Halakha-based rulings.

Before Fame

He moved to New York City's Lower East Side in 1936.

Trivia

He advised the Association of Orthodox Jewish Scientists and became involved in numerous medical ethics cases.

Family Life

He was born in Uzda, Belarus to a rabbi father. He later married Shima Kustanovich, with whom he had four children.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of fellow Eastern European-born rabbi and Jewish intellectual, Abraham Heschel.