Rabbi Isaac Shapiro of Neskhiz

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R' Yitzchok Shapiro Of Neshchiz

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Death: Died
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Son of Rabbi Mordechai Shapiro, A.B.D. of Leshnev and Nezkizh (Niesuchojeze, north of Lvov) and Reiza (Rosa) Shapiro
Husband of wife of Rabbi Isaac Shapiro of Neskhiz
Brother of R. Joseph Katzenellenbogen of Ustilug; R. Jacob Aryey Leib Shapiro, A.B.D. Kobly; Zartel and Sheindel?

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About R' Yitzchok Shapiro Of Neshchiz

An article, "History of the Jews of Volhyn" in Pinkas hakehillot Polin (1990), says (in translation):

"Another Hasidic dynasty was that of Nezkizh, founded by Rabbi Mordecai Shapira (1748-1800) who was one of the disciples of Yehiel Mikhal of Zlotchov. He was a 'miracle-worker' and his sayings were collected in the book Rishfe Eish [Sparks of Fire]. His first-born son, Rabbi Ya'akov Arieh (1780-1830) lived in Kovel, Nezkizh and Trisk. His son born to him in old age, Rabbi Isaac (1789-1868), was a disciple of Rabbi Barukh of Miedzyboz and of the Seer of Lublin [Ya'akov Yitzhak d. 1815]. He was influenced by Rabbi Yitzhak Levi of Berdichev and like his father was a 'miracle-worker.' He was the author of Toldot Yitzhak [The Generations of Isaac] and Zikhron Tov [Good Memory]. Descendants of this dynasty spread to Kovel, Ostila, Stovikhova, Poryck and other places."

According to Dynner, Men of Silk: his second wife was "the daughter of the zaddik Levi Isaac of Berdyczow,"

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