Rabbi Avrohom Elyashiv
was the Av Beis Din
of the city of Gomel
and father of Rabbi Yosef Sholom Eliashiv
. Studying under the Chofetz Chaim
in Radin, and later in Dvinsk
, he was the son-in-law of the famous Kabbalist Rabbi Shlomo Eliyashiv
, author of the Leshem Shevo V’Achlamah
In 1924, he immigrated to Jerusalem along with his illustrious father-in-law, his wife Chaya Musha, and young son Yosef Shalom. There, he founded and led the yeshiva Tiferes Bochurim, where his son Rabbi Yosef Sholom still lectures.
He authored a Sefer by the name of Bikkurei Avrohom and was given Semicha by Rabbi Avraham Isaac Kook.
- Rabbi Elyashiv's original family name remains unknown, since he adopted his wife’s family name to facilitate his immigration.
- Among many, Rabbi Elyashiv gave an approbation to Nachlas Tzvi (a work by Meshulam Gross).