David Deutsch (1898-1944)
Chief Rabbi David (Chaim Aron David) Deutsch z'tl was born on 13. October 1898 in Balassagyarmat - died in Auschwitz, or, according to other sources, in Mauthausen, in 1944.
In 1927 he succeeded his father as av bet din in Balassagyarmat. He served as chief rabbi of the Jewish Community of Balassagyarmat until his death in the Holocaust in 1944.
After his death (and World War II), his son-in law, Pinkász Kálmán z'tl followed him as the rabbi of Balassagyarmat for a while. He published the works of Chief Rabbi Chaim David Deutsch z'tl with the title "Tevuot Goren" (Grain of the Threshing-Floor) in 1959/60 in Petach Tiqva, Israel.
- Hungarian Jewish Lexicon. Edited by Peter Ujvári. Budapest: Magyar Zsidó Lexikon. 1929. p. 78. Reach online
- Moreshet Glasner - Web site for the memory of family Glasner
- The Museum of Family History
- Yad Vashem Archives