Baruch Hager (c.1845 - 1892) MP

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Nicknames: "Imrei Baruch", "2nd Vizhnitz Rebbe"
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Birthplace: Ukraine
Death: Died in Vyznytsia (Vizhnitz), Ukraine
Occupation: Vizhnitzer Rebbe
Managed by: Yigal Burstein / יגאל בורשטיין
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About Baruch Hager

Boruch Hager

Boruch Hager was born in 1845 and was named after Rabbi Boruch of Medzhybizh at the behest of his grandfather, Yisroel Friedman of Ruzhyn. In 1885, aged 40, he inherited the mantle of leadership from his father, Menachem Mendel Hager, and became rebbe to thousands of chasidim. He led them for only 8 years until his death in 1892. His Torah thoughts were collected in Imrei Boruch by his son-in-law. Eight of his sons became rebbes in different locals: His eldest, Reb Yisroel, succeeded him in Vyzhnytsia; Reb Chaim became rebbe in Ottynia; Reb Moshe in Suceava; Reb Shmuel Avrohom Abba in Horodenka; Reb Yaakov Yitzchok Dovid in Storozhynets; Reb Pinchos in Borsha; Reb Feivish in Zelishtshik; Reb Yechiel Michel succeeded his brother in Horodenka. Another son, Reb Sholom, died in his youth. His sons-in-law were Reb Shmuel Dov Chodorov of Petriva; Reb Mordechai Chodorov of Kolomea, who published Imrey Boruch; Reb Sholom Yosef Friedman of Sadigur-Chernovitz.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vizhnitz_(Hasidic_dynasty)

http://www.hareidi.org/en/index.php/Vizhnitz_(Hasidic_dynasty)

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Rabbi Baruch Hager of Vizhnitz's Timeline

1845
1845
Ukraine
1860
August 20, 1860
Age 15
Vizhnitz, Then: Austro-Hungarian Empire
1863
May 12, 1863
Age 18
1864
1864
Age 19
1865
1865
Age 20
1866
1866
Age 21
Vyzhnyts'kyi district, Chernivets'ka oblast, Ukraine
1867
1867
Age 22
1870
1870
Age 25
1872
1872
Age 27
1885
1885
- 1892
Age 40
Vyzhnytsia (Vizhnitz), Ukraine