Rabbi Dovid of Dinov ('Tzemach Dovid') Spira

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Rabbi Dovid of Dinov ('Tzemach Dovid') Spira

Hebrew: דוד שפירא
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Dynow, Poland
Death: March 08, 1874 (69-70)
Dynow, Poland
Place of Burial: Dynów, rzeszowski, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, Poland
Immediate Family:

Son of R' Tzvi Elimelech Spira of Dynov and Chana Mindel Shapira (Spira)
Husband of Rochel Mina Spira
Father of R' Yeshaya Naftali Herz Spira, Admur Dynow; R' Zvi Elimelech Spira, Admor Yovarnik-Blazowa; Esther Rivka Rokeach; Nechuma Malka Horowitz; Devora Mariles and 2 others
Brother of Rabbi Meshullam Zusha Spira; Baila Weinberger; Sara Schonfeld (Spira); R' Elazar Spira, Admur Lancut; Rivka Uri and 3 others

Occupation: Rabbi, author of Tzemach David, ADMUR Dynow, rabbi
Managed by: Raziel Yohai Seckbach
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About Rabbi Dovid of Dinov ('Tzemach Dovid') Spira

Story about Rabbi Dovidel Shapira, the Tzadik of Dinow 

The youth Elazar was eleven years old when his father Rabbi Elimelech passed away and Rabbi Dovidel Shapira the Tzadik of Dinow took him into his home to raise him and educate him.

One of the Hassidim who was present at the time that the youth Elazar arrived in Dinow tells that Rabbi Dovid the Tzadik turned to him and said: “Behold, there is an honored guest with us. Prepare refreshments.” The child answered: “I have no money”. Rabbi Dovidel said: “I will search for you”.

The youth took off his coat and uncovered his heart and said: “On the contrary. You search me and you will only find sins, transgressions and violations.”

The Tzadik was moved when he heard the words of the youth and said with admiration: “Rabbi Elimelech left us a wonderful child”. The youth remained in Dinow for only three quarters of a year, and from there he traveled to Rabbi Chaim the Tzadik of Sanz, who took him into his home, treated him as one of his own children, and looked after him with a watchful eye and with love.

Source: Rzeszow, Poland: Kehilat Raysha; sefer zikaron (Rzeszow community; memorial book) 1967   http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/rzeszow/rzeszow.html


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https://www.myheritage.com/research/record-40000-11349244/david-spi... 4 David Spira, of DinovGender: MaleBirth: 1804 - Dynow, PolandOccupation: Rabbi, author of Tzemach David, ADMUR Dynow, rabbiDeath: Mar 8 1874 - Dynow, PolandBurial: Dynów, rzeszowski, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, PolandFather: <a>Zvi Elimelech Spira (born Langsam), (Bnei Yisoschor)</a>Mother: <a>Chana Mindel Shapira (Spira) (born Vastreich)</a>Wife: <a>Rochel Mina Spira (born Orbach)</a>Children: <a>Yeshaya Naftali Herz Spira</a>, <a>Tzvi Elimelech Spira</a>, <a>Yehudis Rubin (born Spira)</a>, <a>Meir Yehuda Spira</a>, <a>אסתררבקה רוקח (born שפירא)</a>, <a>דבורה מאריללעס (born שפירא)</a>, <a>נחמה מלכה הורוויץ (born שפירא)</a>Siblings: <a>Baila Weinberger (born Spira)</a>, <a>Meshulem Zushe Meshullam Spira</a>, <a>Sara Schonfeld (born Shapira)</a>, <a>Eleazar Spira</a>, <a>Rivka Uri (born Spira)</a>, <a>Descendant Of Bnei Yissoschur</a>, <a>R' Shmuel of Bircza Spira</a>, <a>A daughter of R' Zvi Elimelech Shpira</a> Record 40000:11349244: