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R' Yissochor Dov Rokeah, 5th Belzer Rebbe

Current Location:: ירושלים, מחוז ירושלים, Israel
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Birthplace: Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel
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Son of Rabbi Mordechai Rokeach, Admur Bilgoraj and Rebbezin Rokeach- Bulgerayer
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Half brother of Alte Bas Zion Rokeach and Rivka Miriam Rokeach

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Rebbe Sholom Rokeach, the founder of the Belz dynasty, was a disciple of the Seer of Lublin.

The Seer was a disciple of Rebbe Elimelech Lipman of Lizhensk, author of Noam Elimelech.

The Rebbe Elimelech was a disciple of the Rebbe Dovber, the Maggid (Preacher) of Mezeritch, the primary disciple of the Baal Shem Tov, the founder of Hasidism.

  • First Belzer Rebbe : Shalom Rokeach of Belz (1779 - 1855), also known as the Sar Shalom. Rebbe from 1817 to 1855. Disciple of the Seer of Lublin.
        o Second Belzer Rebbe : Yehoshua Rokeach of Belz (1825 - 1894)— youngest son of the Sar Shalom. Rebbe from 1855 to 1894.
              + Third Belzer Rebbe : Yissachar Dov Rokeach (I) (1854 - 1926) — son of Yehoshua Rokeach. Rebbe from 1894 to 1926.
                    # Fourth Belzer Rebbe : Aharon Rokeach (1877 - 1957), also known as Reb Arele and as the Kedushat Aharon—eldest son of Yissachar Dov (I). Rebbe from 1926 to 1957.

                          
* Rabbi Shmiel Frankel (1902-1943), dean of Belz—son-in-law of Aharon Rokeach.
                          
* Rabbi Moshe Rokeach (1904-1943) (called R' Moshele)— son of Aharon Rokeach
                          
* Rabbi Yisroel Rokeach (1906-1943)— son of Aharon Rokeach
                    # Rabbi Yehoshua Rokeach of Jaroslaw—son of Rebbe Yissachar Dov, grandfather of the Machnovker Rebbe of Bnei Brak.
                    # Rabbi Mordechai of Bilgorai—son of Rebbe Yissachar Dov
                          
* Fifth Belzer Rebbe : Yissachar Dov Rokeach (II) (b.1948)—only son of Mordechai of Bilgorai; nephew to Aharon; son-in-law of Rebbe Moshe Hager of Vizhnitz. Rebbe from 1966 - present.
                                

o Rabbi Aharon Mordechai Rokeach (b. 1975)— only son of Rabbi Yissachar Dov (II)

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