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, largely as a center for their followers.
The neighborhood is bordered by the neighborhoods Kiryat Belz and Ezrat Torah.
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.
- EYAHT College of Jewish Studies for Women, founded by Rebbetzin Denah Weinberg
- The Yad Eliezer poverty-relief organization was founded and operated in Kiryat Sanz from 1980 to 2000 by residents Rabbi Yaakov and Hadassah Weisel. The organization is now headquartered in the Shmuel HaNavi neighborhood.
- ↑ "Kiryat Sanz". Eiferman Realty. Retrieved 3 January 2011.
- ↑ "Harav Berel Weiss Shlita Of Kiryat Sanz Yerushalayim, Visits Lakewood". thelakewoodscoop.com. 8 November 2009. Retrieved 6 January 2011.
- ↑ Schmidt, Shira Leibowitz. "The Rebbe's Daughters". Ami Living, September 15, 2013, pp. 59–65.
- ↑ Weisman, Shalvi. "Cultivated with Emunah: A conversation with the founder of Yad Eliezer". Binah, January 14, 2013, pp. 30–34, 45.
Coordinates: 31°47′53″N 35°12′40″E / 31.797983°N 35.211031°E