Yehushua Rokach ADMOR of Belz

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About Yehushua Rokach ADMOR of Belz

Birth: 1825 Death: Feb. 3, 1894 Belzec, Poland

Was the second rebbe of the Belz Hasidic dynasty. He combined Torah scholarship with practical common sense to guide thousands of Hasidim and to fight the Haskalah ("Enlightenment") movement that was making inroads in Jewish communities in Poland during the nineteenth century. His pioneering activities included founding the Machzikei Hadas organization.

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 Sholom Rokeach (1779 - 1855)

 Yissachar Dov Rokeach (1851 - 1926)*
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Burial: Belz Jewish Cemetery Belzec Lubelskie, Poland

Created by: Maxine Kravitz Record added: Mar 15, 2012 Find A Grave Memorial# 86807491