Yeshiva of Nitra Rabbinical College established in Czechoslovakia in the Year 1907 continues to reflect the luminous personalities of its founders and their educational philosophy. Rabbi Samuel David Ungar, an esteemed member of an illustrious family of scholars, captivated the attention of countless Torah communities.   Gifted students from distant towns and villages of all Eastern Europe flocked to his highly praised yeshiva.

In the year 1931, the town of Nitra (Neutra) asked Rabbi Ungar to become its leader. The Rabbinate of Nitra was one of the most prestigious in Europe.  After a decision rendered by a Rabbinical Court, the Rav accepted the position. Despite the heartfelt pleas of the Tirnau congregation, which was reluctant to part with their beloved Rav.


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