He Spoke to our Neshamos: A Communal Portrait of Rav Amrom Taub, zt”l

Margie Pensak
Remembering People from the Past © Margie Pensak – 2010  wherewhatwhen.com

As I set out to gather the recollections of those close to Harav Amrom Taub, zt”l, Rav of Khal Arugas Habosem of Baltimore, I learned fascinating details about his life that few people know. For example, his son, the present Brider Rebbe, Rav Shaye Taub, shlit”a, and his Rebbetzin told me that Rav Amrom almost didn’t come to Baltimore at all. Upon his arrival in America after World War II, the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS) planned for him to be a rav in St. Louis. It was the Rav’s loyalty and dedication to the Satmar Rebbe, Moreinu Reb Yoel Teitelbaum, zt”l, who insisted that he come to Baltimore, that brought him to our community in 1951, although it meant losing the stipend from HIAS.

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