Rabbi Azriel Ashkenazi, of Shklov
Hebrew: רבי עזריאל פרוש אשכנזי, משקלוב
|Death:||Died in Izmir, Turkey|
|Place of Burial:||Izmir|
|Managed by:||Alan Sufrin|
About Rabbi Azriel Ashkenazi, of Shklov
In 1772, Rabbi Azriel volonteered to go to Israel with his family in order to renew the Ashkenazi community there. At some time, he travelled to various countries - Turkey, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, - in order to raise funds for the small community. He died in Izmir (Smyrne) , Turkey, on his way back to Israel.