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List of notable or famous rabbis from the United States, with bios and photos, including the top rabbis born in the United States and even some popular rabbis who immigrated to the United States. If you're trying to find out the names of famous American rabbis then this list is the perfect resource for you. These rabbis are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known rabbi from the United States is included when available.

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This historic rabbis from the United States list can help answer the questions "Who are some American rabbis of note?" and "Who are the most famous rabbis from the United States?" These prominent rabbis of the United States may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected American rabbis.

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Aaron Teitelbaum is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Rabbis from the United States
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Aaron Teitelbaum


Rabbi Aaron Teitelbaum is one of two Grand Rebbes of Satmar, and the Ruv of the Satmar community in Kiryas Joel, New York. He is recognized as a charismatic and forceful figure. ...more

Age: 68

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Abraham Cronbach is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Rabbis from the United States
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Abraham Cronbach was an American Rabbi, teacher and known pacifist. He served as a rabbi for congregations in Indiana and Ohio. Cronbach was one of the founders of the Peace Heroes Memorial Society. ...more

Age: Died at 83 (1882-1965)

Birthplace: Indianapolis, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Indiana, + more

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Abraham J. Twerski


Abraham Joshua Twerski is an American Hasidic rabbi, a scion of the Chernobil Hasidic dynasty, and a psychiatrist specializing in substance abuse. ...more

Age: 86

Birthplace: United States of America

Abraham Joshua Heschel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Rabbis from the United States
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Abraham Joshua Heschel was a Polish-born American rabbi and one of the leading Jewish theologians and Jewish philosophers of the 20th century. Heschel, a professor of Jewish mysticism at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, authored a number of widely read books on Jewish philosophy and was ...more

Age: Died at 65 (1907-1972)

Birthplace: Warsaw, Second Polish Republic

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