Pshevorsk is a small Hasidic movement based in Antwerp, Belgium, led by the Leiser rabbinical dynasty, originating in the Polish town of Przeworsk. Hasidic Judaism (also Chasidic, etc from the Hebrew: he '''''חסידות''''', Chassidus, meaning "piety" from the Hebrew ||-||-||-||} Antwerp ( Dutch:, French: Anvers) is a City and Municipality in Belgium and the capital of the The Kingdom of Belgium is a Country in northwest Europe. It is a founding member of the European Union and hosts its headquarters as well as those Przeworsk (פּרשעוואָרסק- Pshevorsk) is a town in south-eastern Poland with 15713 inhabitants (2004
The first Rebbe, Moshe Yitzchak, was a son of Rabbi Naftoli Elimelech, son of Rabbi Avrohom of Gorlice, who was a son of the Rebbe Reb Mylekh of Lizhensk. Gorlice (גאָרליץ-Gurlitz is a city in southern Poland with 28707 inhabitants (2004 Elimelech Weisblum of Lizhensk ( Polish: Leżajsk) (1717-1786 was an Orthodox Jewish Rabbi and one of the great Hassidic After his marriage he settled in Przeworsk, Poland. Poland (Polska officially the Republic of Poland He survived the Holocaust and moved to Paris. The Holocaust (from the Greek el ''ὁλόκαυστον'' (el-Latn holókauston holos, "completely" and kaustos, "burnt" also known as Paris (ˈpærɨs in English; in French) is the Capital of France and the country's largest city In 1956 he settled in Antwerp, where he lived until he died on Yom Kippur in 1976 (year 5737 in the Hebrew calandar). Yom Kippur (יוֹם כִּפּוּר ˈjɔm kiˈpur also known in English as the Day of Atonement, is the most solemn and important of the Jewish holidays Its The Hebrew calendar (הלוח העברי ha'luach ha'ivri) or Jewish calendar is a Lunisolar calendar used by Jews for predominantly religious His son-in-law Rebbe Yaakov Leiser succeeded him. Rebbe Yaakov served as Pshevorsker Rebbe until 1998, when he died and was succeeded by his son Leibish Leiser, the current Rebber of Pshevorsk.
Reb Yankele and Reb Yitzchak are buried in Putte, in the Netherlands, because a Belgian law makes it possible to reuse or build on top of gravesites. Putte is part of the Dutch municipality of Woensdrecht, and had 3751 inhabitants as of 1 January 2008. The Netherlands ( Dutch:, ˈnedərlɑnt is the European part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which consists of the Netherlands the Netherlands As such, the Jews of Antwerp have traditionally been buried in Putte, where the sanctity of gravesites is assured.
Reb Yaakov's grandson became engaged on the February 24th, 2006 to a member of the Halberstam Rabbinical family. Events 303 - Galerius, Roman Emperor, publishes his edict that begins the persecution of Christians in his portion of the Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Halberstam ( הלברשטאם) is a Surname, and may refer to David Halberstam - (1934-2007 American journalist and author
On Jewish holidays, such as Rosh Hashanah ("new year"), hundreds of Pshevorsker Hasidim and also other Hasidim such as Viznitz and Satmar come to Antwerp to pray at the Pshevorsker prayer gatherings, which are usually held in a large wedding hall. For the Gregorian dates of Jewish Holidays see Jewish holidays 2000-2050. Rosh Hashanah (ראש השנה literally "head of the year" Biblical: ˈɾoʃ haʃːɔˈnɔh Israeli haʃaˈna Yiddish: hɑˈʃɔnə is a Jewish
The Pshevorsker's headquarters is the beis midrash (or, "study hall") known as Beis Yitzchok at Mercatorstraat 56 in Antwerp. Beth Midrash ( Hebrew: בית מדרש; also Beis Medrash, Beit Midrash, pl
There are organized groups of Pshevorsk Hasidim in London and also in Manchester, and smaller groups in the United States and Israel. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Israel topics.
Ideologically, Pshevorsk is a combination of four different offshoots of Tsanz and it is currently affiliated with Satmar. Satmar (or Satmar Hasidism or Satmarer Hasidism) (חסידות סאטמאר is a Hasidic movement of mostly Hungarian Grand Rebbe Yoel Teitelbaum
Grand Rabbi Yitzchak Gevirtzman of Pshevorsk, the first Pshevorsker Rebbe
Grand Rabbi Yaakov Leiser of Pshevorsk, second Pshevorsker Rebbe
Grand Rabbi Leibish Leiser of Pshevorsk, present Pshevorsker Rebbe