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HARAV HAGAON R. SHMUEL ARYEH OLISHEVSKY ZT”L
1879-1943

Rabbi Olishevsky was born in Pruzhan, Poland. He received semikhah from Rabbi Chaim Halevi Brisker zt”l, Rabbi Zalman Sander zt”l, and Rabbi Eliyahu Feinstein zt”l. He taught at Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary for many years and enjoyed much influence among its students. Rabbi Olishevsky authored the two-volume work, Divrei Shmuel.