Yoseph Moshe Heschel of Mezhbizh

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Harav Yosef Moshe Heschel (of Mezhbizh) (Heschel)

Hebrew: הרה"ק יוסף משה העשיל Heschel (of Mezhbizh) (Heschel)
Also Known As: "Yosef Moshe Heschel", "Joseph Moses Heschel", "Joseph Moses of Medziboz"
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Abraham Joshua Heschel "Ohev Israel" and Chaya Sara Heschel
Husband of ? Heschel of Mezhbizh
Father of Mishket; Mrs. Menachem Mendel Moskowitz; ??; Son of Joseph Moshe Heschel and קשר מסופק Heschel
Brother of Rabbi Yitzchak Meir Heschel [of Zinkov]; Unsure male/female Kalich; Malka Feigla Heschel; Dina Luchinetz; Rachel Orenstein and 2 others

Managed by: Shulem Jeremias
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About Yoseph Moshe Heschel of Mezhbizh

Apta Hasidic Dynasty

Rabbi Avraham Yehoshua Heshel of Apt was the founder of the Apt-Mezhbizh-Zinkover Hasidic dynasty. In honor of the dynasty's founder, his descendants adopted the family name Heshel. Lineage of the Mezhbizh-Zinkov dynasty. The males in this family took wives several different times from the family of the Ryzhiner Rebbe.

  • R. Avraham Yehoshua Heshel of Apt (1748-1825)
  • R. Yitschak Meir of Zinkov (1776-1854)
  • R. Yosef Moshe of Mezhbizh


alternative date c. 1780 - 1810?