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Greenwald Rabbinical family

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The Greenwald Rabbinic family was a big family mostly rabbis in Hungarian cities. The family traced its roots to the Rabbi Meir Eisenstadt the Panim Meiros, the Chacham Tzvi, and the Maharal.[1] The Pupa Hasidic dynasty, originated from that family.


  • Rabbi Yosef Greenwald (1805-March 1, 1899 (94)), Grand Rabbi of Tshetsowitz (brother-in-law of Rabbi Amram Hasidah), married to Yoheved Yitel daughter of Rabbi Moshe Nahum Rosenbaum, Rov of Vozhan[2]
    • R’ Amram Greenwald of Csorna (1831-April 29, 1870 (39)), an outstanding disciple of the Ksav Sofer, who was fond of and admired him, and chose him to help him. He called him "my student, who is like a son" in his responsa. Rabbi Amram was famed for his genius and righteousness. After his engagement, he studied with the Maharam Ash. He spent all his days in Csorna, without interest in serving in the rabbinate. He married his wife Esther (Netti), daughter of Shloime Gestetner, on that condition.[3] He passed away on the 28th of Nissan, 1870.[4] He was buried in the cemetery in Farád, Hungary. She was buried in the cemetery in Csorna, Hungary.
      • Rabbi Moshe Greenwald (1853–1911), Rabbi of Chust, then in Hungary, and author of Arugas Habosem
        • Rabbi Avraham Yosef Greenwald, Rav of Ungvar
          • Rabbi Mayer Gruenwald, Rav of Tetch
          • Rabbi Yehoshua Gruenwald (1909 - 6 Av 5729, July 1969) was Ravid Ungvar and the last rabbi of Khust.
        • Rabbi Yaakov Yechezkia Greenwald I, Rabbi of Pápa, Hungary and author of Vayageid Yaakov
          • Rabbi Yosef Greenwald (1903-1984), Grand Rebbe of Pupa
            • Rabbi Yaakov Yechezkia Greenwald II, present Grand Rebbe of Pupa. Living in Williamsburg, Brooklyn
            • Rabbi Yisroel Menachem Greenwald, Pupa Rav of Boro Park
            • Rabbi Aron Greenwald, Pupa Dayan of Williamsburg
        • Rabbi Yekusiel Yehuda Greenwald, Rav of Yora, son of the Arugas Habosem (d. January 11, 1934)
        • Rabbi Yisroel Meir Greenwald, son of the Arugas Habosem (died age 30)
        • Rabbi Levi Yitzchok Greenwald, Rav of Tzehlim and later Kehillas Arugas Habosem in Williamsburg, son of the Arugas Habosem
      • R’ Nachum Greenwald (1857-April 11, 1923 (66)) "Fakereskedő" (Wood merchant) of Csorna
      • Shlomo Grünwald (Csorna 1860-Auschwitz Extermination Camp, Poland (Holocaust) 1944-45 (84-85))
      • R’ Yida Grunwald (b. 1864)
      • Rabbi Eliezer David Greenwald (1867-1928), Rabbi of Satmar, and author of Keren LeDovid[5]
      • R’ Yakov Yechezkia Grunwald of Khust (Csorna 1870-Auschwitz Extermination Camp, Poland, (Holocaust) May 27, 1944 (74))[6]
      • Mrs. Braun, wife of R' Yisroel Menachem Braun, Rov of Brezovice[disambiguation needed], Hungary, and mother-in-law of Rabbi Yaakov Yehezkiya Greenwald[7]
    • R’ Yakov Yechezkia Greenwald (d. 1869)


  1. http://matzav.com/todays-yahrtzeits-history-1-sivan
  2. Perl, Yoel (July 13, 2016). "Yosef Greenwald Tchechowitz". Geni.
  3. "Pirkei Avot". Hamaayan. 1994-04-30. Retrieved 2010-04-03.
  4. Ma"z Kinstlicher, HaChatam Sofer V'Talmidav, 532
  5. "Eliezer Dovid Grünwald (Keren L'dovid)". Geni.
  6. "Yakov Yecheskia Grünwald, (of Chust)". Geni. July 22, 2018.
  7. Feldman, Shragi (May 9, 2017). "Mrs. Braun". Geni.

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