Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Re: Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein

My great-great-great-grandfather was Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein, who lived from 1830-1918. He was actually the rabbi of a small town near Munkatch called Davidkoff or Davidhaus (depending on if you are speaking Russian or Hungarian) and in his last years he was sick so he went to Vienna to consult with doctors, but ended up dying there (where he is buried). He was a student of the Chasam Sofer and the Maharam Ash and he authored the work Shenos Chaim (which is a commentary to Rabbeinu Yerucham). His eldest son, Binyamin Eliezer (for whom my eldest son is named) was my great-great-grandfather. I have an unkempt blog from the past decade+ of genealogy research, you might be able to find some information there: or you can try to connect with me on and we can share information. Looking forward to getting to know you better--cuz. ;)

Kol Tuv,

Reuven Chaim Klein

Beitar Illit, Israel

Check out my book Lashon HaKodesh: History, Holiness, & Hebrew

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On Wed, Jun 21, 2017 at 12:54 PM, Rabbi Jacobs (Ohr Lagolah) <> wrote:
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Rabbi Richard Jacobs
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From: Klein, Joel <>
Date: 21 June 2017 at 20:12
Subject: Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein
To: "" <>
Cc: "Joel & Melinda (" <>

Can you, please, have Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein contact me?


My name is Yoel Leib ben Reuven Chaim Klein and I have a question or two about his name.


Also, there was a Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein that lived in Vienna from 1830 to 1918.  I was wondering if this Rabbi knows about him.


If you need a reference, ask Rabbi Rockmill about me.


Joel Klein

Home: (773) 274-3789

Office (312) 634-2559



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