Living Legacy: The Divrei Yoel of Satmar, zy”a

It is with great temerity that we turn our focus to the indescribable legacy of the Satmar Rebbe, Rebbe Yoel Teitelbaum, zy”a, upon his 42nd.... read more

Living Legacy: Rebbe Aaron of Belz, zy”a

21 Av marks the 64th yohrtzeit of the Belzer Rov, a kadosh v’tohor, who visibly lived disconnected from this world—while at the same time.... read more

Living Legacy: The First Liska Rebbe, Ach Pri Tevuah

In Chassidic Hungary, there are a few legendary names of the early pioneers, tzaddikim of Hungarian origin who connected with the derech.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Chaim Ozer Grodzenski, zt”l

5 Av marked the yohrtzeit of the leader of Lithuanian Torah Jewry—widely considered the gadol hador of prewar Torah Jewry—Rav Chaim Ozer,.... read more

Living Legacy: The Yismach Moshe, zy”a

28 Tammuz marks the 180th yohrtzeit of Rebbe Moshe Teitelbaum, zy”a, known as the Yismach Moshe—who is credited with introducing and spreading.... read more

Living Legacy: Hakadosh Rebbe Shloime of Karlin, zy”a

22 Tammuz marks the 229th yohrtzeit of Rebbe Shloime of Karlin, the second leader of the Karlin dynasty, and whose talmidim began a number of.... read more

Living Legacy: The Ohr Hachaim Hakodosh, zy”a

15 Tammuz (Friday) marks the 278th yohrtzeit of the Rabbeinu Chaim Ibn Attar—a holy light that continues to illuminate with greater intensity, as.... read more

Living Legacy: The Klausenberger Rebbe, zt”l, the Shefah Chaim

One of the most outstanding figures in the postwar era, and one of the most prominent heroes of the rebuilding—in America as well as in Eretz.... read more

Living Legacy: The First Tosher Rebbe

The first Rav Meshulem Feish Lowy of Tosh (1816-1873) was known as a great tzaddik, a malach Elokim, and a great ba’al mofes. His yohrtzeit.... read more

Living Legacy: Rebbe Issumer Rosenbaum, the “Alter Rebbe” of Nadvorna, zt”l

Today, 22 Sivan, marks the 38th yohrtzeit of the Nadvorna Rebbe—who transplanted the fire of this holy court, and the great chassidic masters who.... read more

Living Legacy: The Beis Aaron of Karlin, zy”a

When the holy Rebbe Aaron Hagodol of Karlin composed his legendary Zemer Koh Echsof that is today sung among Yidden around the world, he was asked,.... read more

Living Legacy: The Minchas Elozor of Muncacz, zy”a

2 Sivan marks the yohrtzeit of the Munkatcher Rov, zt”l, one of the greatest Rabbonim and leaders of Hungarian Jewry in the interwar period—whose.... read more

Living Legacy: Damesek Eliezer of Komarna, zt”l

 In the world of chassidus, Komarna has stood out for their strong emphasis and their mastery of Kabbalah. The Safrin family of Komarna were.... read more

Living Legacy: The Remah, Rabi Moshe Isserlis, zy”a

 Although Lag Ba’Omer is dominated by the hillula of Rabi Shimon Bar Yochai, anyone with connection to prewar life in Krakow, and in many.... read more

Living Legacy: The Imrei Yosef of Spinka, zt”l

Spinka today is one of the most prevalent branches of the chassidic world in Hungary, with numerous branches of the dynasty still in existence.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Mordechai Sholom Yosef Friedman, Knesses Mordechai of Sadiger, zt”l

29 Nissan marks the yohrtzeit of the Sadigerer Rebbe who transplanted the holy court from Europe—where it had thrived as one of the most prominent.... read more

Living Legacy: The Nitra Rov, zt”l

Photo Gallery:27 Nissan marks the 18th yohrtzeit of the previous Nitra Rov, Rav Sholom Moshe Halevi Ungar, zt”l, a true old world Hungarian rov,.... read more

Living Legacy: Posek Hador, Rav Shmuel Halevi Wosner, zt”l, ba’al Shevet Halevi

For many of us, Chol Hamo’ed Pesach brings to mind the enormous levaya of the Posek Hador, which took place six years ago. Hamo’or hagodol, the.... read more