Yehushua Rokach ADMOR of Belz

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Yehoshua Shiala Rokeach, [Belzer Rebbe

Hebrew: רבי יהושע מבעלזא רוקח, האדמו"ר מבעלז]
Also Known As: "Reb Shia L'Belz", "Joshua"
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Birthplace: Belz, Sokal's'kyi district, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine
Death: Died in Belz
Place of Burial: Belz, L'vivs'ka oblast, Ukraine
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Son of Grand Rabbi "Sar Shalom" Rokach of Belz and Rebitzen Malka Rokeach
Husband of Rokach and Rifka Miriam Rokach (Ashkenazi)
Father of Reizel Twersky; Rabbi Shmuel Rokach [of Skol]; R' Issachar Dov Rokeach of Belz; Rabbi Arye Leibush Rokeach (of Magrov); Frieda Halberstam and 4 others
Brother of Rabbi Elazar Rokach [of Belz]; Rabbi Moshe Rokach (MiKarov); Esther Rokeach; Rabbi Yehuda Zindel (MiUchan) Rokach; Eidel Rubin and 2 others

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About Yehushua Rokach ADMOR of Belz

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yehoshua_Rokeach

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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Parents:
 Sholom Rokeach (1779 - 1855)

Children:
 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

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Yehushua Rokach ADMOR of Belz's Timeline

1825
1825
Belz, Sokal's'kyi district, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine
1851
1851
Age 26
Belz, Sokal's'kyi district, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine
1852
1852
Age 27
Belz, Sokal's'kyi district, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine
1855
1855
Age 30
1870
1870
Age 45
1894
February 3, 1894
Age 69
Belz
February 1894
Age 69
Belz, L'vivs'ka oblast, Ukraine
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