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  • R' Avraham Mordechai Alter, 3rd Admur Ger (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 1905 until...
  • Johann Jacob Alter (1742 - 1815)
    A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA with the rank of PRIVATE. DAR Ancestor #: A002064
  • R' Judah Aryey Leib Alter, Sfas Emes, Admor 2nd Gerrer (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 (head of ...
  • R' 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 1992 until...
  • R' Shaul Alter, Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivat Sefas Emet, Jerusalem
    Rabbi Shaul Alter is the leader of a part of Chassidut Gur , he served as the rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivat Sfat Emet until 5776. Born in Jerusalem to his father, Rabbi Pinchas Menachem Alter , head of Ye...

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