Grand Rabbi Elimelech Lowy, of Tosh (1865 - 1942)

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About Grand Rabbi Elimelech Lowy, of Tosh

Grand Rabbi Elimelech served as a rabbi near the Czech border, in the town of Nirtash, from which the sect derives its name.

Tosh (also Tash; Hebrew/Yiddish: טאהש) is a Hasidic dynasty originating in Nyirtass, Hungary. Today it is based in Kiryas Tosh, Quebec, Canada, outside of Boisbriand, a suburb of Montreal. In the United States, Tosher Hasidim have synagogues in Boro Park, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Kiryas Joel, and Monsey, as well as in Montreal, Canada, and London England. Tosh is one of the large Chassidic groups in the world.

Lineage of the Tosh Dynasty

The first Tosher Rebbe was Grand Rabbi Meshulam Feish Segal-Loewy, a disciple of Rabbi Yitschok Ayzik of Komarno, author of Heichal HaBrocho.

Rabbi Yitschok Ayzik was a disciple of Rabbi Tzvi Hirsh of Zidichov, a disciple of the Chozeh of Lublin.

The Chozeh was a disciple of Rebbe Elimelech Lipman of Lizhensk, author of Noam Elimelech.

The Rebbe Elimelech was a disciple of the Rebbe Dovber, the Maggid (Preacher) of Mezeritch, the primary disciple of the Baal Shem Tov, the founder of Hasidism.

  • Grand Rabbi Meshulam Feish Segal-Loewy of Tosh - disciple of the Heichal HaBrocho.
        o Grand Rabbi Elimelech Segal-Loewy of Tosh - son of Rebbe Meshulam Feish.
              + Grand Rabbi Mordechai Segal-Loewy of Demecser - son of Rebbe Elimelech of Tosh.
                    # Grand Rabbi Meshulam Feish Segal-Loewy (Lowy) of Tosh - present Grand Rebbe of Tosh - son of Rebbe Mordechai of Demetsche.