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Memorial to European Rabbis that Perished in the Holocaust

זכרון לרבני אירופה שנספו בשואה

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  • R' Chaim Yakov Breznitz (c.1910 - 1944)
  • Yekutiel Zalman Levitas (deceased)
    הרב הקדוש יקותיאל זלמן הלוי לויטס הי"ד אבדק"ק לינקובה בליטא שעלה על המוקד בשנות הזעם
  • Rabbi Hillel Unsdorfer (1891 - 1944)
    Hillel Unsdorfer was born in Csenger, Hungary in 1892 to Mordekhai Arie and Sara. He was a rabbi and married to Rifka nee Rozenberg with 8 children. Prior to WWII he lived in Lucenec, Czechoslovakia. ...
  • Israel Isser Fajgenbaum HaCohen (c.1867 - 1942)
    GEDCOM Source ===4 MAR 2019 02:26:49 GMT -0500 אילן היוחסין העולמי של Geni MyHeritage אילן היוחסין העולמי של Geni נמצא ב- . האתר Geni הוא בבעלות MyHeritage ומתופעל על ידה. Collection 40000...
  • HRH"TZ R' Shia Rokach M'Yereslov (b. - 1943)
    נספה בשואה ד ניסן תש"ג

Books and web sites about Rabbis that Perished in the Holocaust:

Dr. Pnina Mysels wrote about Rabbis that perished in the Holocaust ("רבנים שנספו בשואה"). The bibliography for that site

More data about the Holocaust victims can be found in the Yad VaShem Data Base.

Here I'd like to update, fix and add more data and photos from many other sources.

- אדמו"רים שנספו בשואה, מנשה אונגר, הוצאת מוסד הרב קוק

- ,מורי האומה, חלק ג הרב ישראל שורין

- המאור וזכרון בספר ח"ב, Hebrew Books

- Zachor Michalalah Website

- תולדות אנשי שם, ח"א, מיוחד לתולדות האדמו"רים והרבנים המפורסמים שנסמכו מגאוני וצדיקי אירופה

- שם ושארית, הרב לוי גרוסמן

- Data can be found in the Yizkor Books.

- הרב צבי הירש מייזליש, מקדשי השם

R' Zvi Meislish 1

R' Zvi Meislish 2



Memorializing the Lives and Torah Wisdom of the Perished Gedolim

We are moving on to the next step of the project

Some of those rabbis wrote lots of Torah – and all that is left are some pages in some old unknown book. As an important part of the memorial project I'd like gather as much data as possible about the rabbis – and find what is left of their Torah, have their writing catalogued and accessible to the public's eyes.

Having their Torah accessible – would enable us to learn their Torah, and keep their spiritual life live within us. That would be the best format of memorial we can have.

So - if you have in your tree Rabbis that Perished in the Holocaust, or if you hold data about their Torah writings - Please add their profile and the data to the project.

El Moley Rachamim Holocaust Prayer