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  • Admor Avraham Mordechai Alter, 3rd Gerrer Rebbe (1865 - 1948)
    Avraham Mordechai Alter (25 December 1865 – 3 June 1948), also known as the Imrei Emes after the works he authored, was the third Rebbe of the Hasidic dynasty of Ger, a position he held from 190...
  • Admor Pinchas Menachem Alter, 6th Gerrer Rebbe (1926 - 1996)
    Pinchas Menachem Alter , (9 June 1926 – 7 March 1996), also known as the Pnei Menachem after the works he authored, was the sixth Rebbe of the Hasidic dynasty of Ger, a position he held from 199...
  • Admor Simcha Bunim Alter, 5th Gerrer Rebbe (1898 - 1992)
    Simcha Bunim Alter (6 April 1898 – 6 August 1992), also known as the "Lev Simcha" after the works he authored, was the fifth Rebbe of the Hasidic dynasty of Ger, a position he held from 1977 unt...
  • Admor Yaakov Aryeh Alter, 7th Gerrer Rebbe
    Yaakov Aryeh Alter, (born 1939), is the seventh and current Rebbe of the Hasidic dynasty of Ger, a position he has held since 1996.He lives in Israel and has followers in Europe and the United States.G...
  • Admor Yehudah Arye Leib Alter, 2nd Gerrer Rebbe (1847 - 1905)
    Yehudah Aryeh Leib Alter (1847–1905), also known by the title of his main work, the Sfas Emes, was a Hasidic rabbi who succeeded his grandfather, Rabbi Yitzchak Meir Alter, as the av beis din (h...

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