Azriel Of Shklov
Hebrew: רבי עזריאל משקלוב (פרוש אשכנזי)
|Death:||Died in Izmir, Turkey|
|Place of Burial:||Izmir|
|Managed by:||Alan Sufrin|
About Rabbi Azriel Me'Sheklov
In 1772, Rabbi Azriel volonteered to go to Israel with his family in order to renew the Ashkenazi community there. At some time, he travelled to various countries - Turkey, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, - in order to raise funds for the small community. He died in Izmir (Smyrne) , Turkey, on his way back to Israel.