Elijah ben Shlomo Zalman, known as the Vilna Gaon or Elijah of Vilna or by his Hebrew acronym Gra ("Gaon Rabbenu Eliyahu")

Elijah ben Shlomo
Zalman, known as the Vilna Gaon or Elijah of Vilna or by his Hebrew acronym Gra ("Gaon Rabbenu Eliyahu")
1720
1797

Polish-Lithuanian Talmudist, Halachist, Kabbalist, and the foremost leader of non-hasidic Jewry of the past few centuries, referred to as"the saintly genius from Vilnius"

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First Name
Elijah ben Shlomo
Last Name
Zalman, known as the Vilna Gaon or Elijah of Vilna or by his Hebrew acronym Gra ("Gaon Rabbenu Eliyahu")
Birth Date
1720
Death Date
1797
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Polish-Lithuanian Talmudist, Halachist, Kabbalist, and the foremost leader of non-hasidic Jewry of the past few centuries, referred to as"the saintly genius from Vilnius"