Friday, November 18, 2005

The Lithuanian connection


Photo coutesy of USHMM

Pursuant to the anonymous comment about the Lithuanian side of RIH z"l:

הרב נפתלי מנחם (הערץ מענדל) הוטנער פון איישישאק ומשפחתו

I guess it doesn't get any more Litvish than that!

13 comments:

Anonymous said...

And how are they related to R' Yitzchok?

Hirshel Tzig said...

dunno, maybe they're not!

I just found a picture..

wasn't Reb Yehoshua Hutner from the Encyclopedia Talmudit related too? wasn't he a Litvak?

Anonymous said...

HT,
Gimme a break - you posted that picture just because they had the name Hutner??? Sheesh.

Hirshel Tzig said...

why else would I post it?

it's called a follow-up post, look it up.

bpunbound said...

That's a nice lookin' beard on that fellow. Do you suppose there were others like him in those parts, or was he Chad Bedoro!

Hirshel Tzig said...

BP
maybe the youg'uns didn't, but once you were in a position you did sport one.

AMSHINOVER said...

crazy litvaks

Hirshel Tzig said...

down boy

bpunbound said...

Hirshel,

What position?

Hirshel Tzig said...

I dunno, Rabbonus, Dayonus, Roshyeshivanus, or stam your wife decided that you'll look "more choshuv".

bpunbound said...

oh

Hirshel Tzig said...

my pleasure.

Kurenitzer said...

Hutner of E.T fame is a Litvishe Yid and a cousin of the rosh yeshiva.