Kiryat Sanz, Jerusalem

Kiryat Sanz (Hebrew: קריית צאנז) is a Haredi Jewish neighborhood in Jerusalem, Israel. It is located in the northwestern part of Jerusalem.

The neighborhood was established in 1965 by Jewish immigrants from Sanz in Galicia,[1] largely as a center for their followers.

The neighborhood is bordered by the neighborhoods Kiryat Belz and Ezrat Torah.

Rabbinic presence

Rabbi Dov Berel Weiss, son-in-law of the first Klausenburger Rebbe, Rabbi Yekusiel Yehudah Halberstam, was the Gaon Av Beth Din of Kiryat Sanz.[2][3]



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  2. "Harav Berel Weiss Shlita Of Kiryat Sanz Yerushalayim, Visits Lakewood". 8 November 2009. Retrieved 6 January 2011.
  3. Schmidt, Shira Leibowitz. "The Rebbe's Daughters". Ami Living, September 15, 2013, pp. 5965.
  4. Weisman, Shalvi. "Cultivated with Emunah: A conversation with the founder of Yad Eliezer". Binah, January 14, 2013, pp. 3034, 45.

Coordinates: 31°47′53″N 35°12′40″E / 31.797983°N 35.211031°E / 31.797983; 35.211031

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