Grand Rabbi Arye-Leibish Halberstam (of Zhmigrod) (1909 - 2007) MP

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Nicknames: "the second Zhmigroder Rebbe"
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Death: Died in Netanya, Israel
Occupation: the second Zhmigroder Rebbe
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About Grand Rabbi Arye-Leibish Halberstam (of Zhmigrod)

The Grand Rabbi of Sanz-Zhmigrod, Rabbi Aryeh Leibish Halberstam, author of Arye Sho'ag, died on 7 January 2007 in Netanya's Laniado hospital, which is run by Sanz-Klausenburg. In his youth he studied under the Tshebiner Rov and Rabbi Meir Shapiro. During World War II had to leave Zhmigrid for Kraków, then Lviv and eventually Siberia. He served as a rebbe in Petah Tikva, where he found the Divrei Chaim Synagogue, Yafo and Bnei Brak. For a short period in 1950 he lived in Antwerp.