The Tisch: Rabbi Shlomo of Munkatch on Purim

ByLEVI COOPER
March 9, 2017 11:49

The legacy of this hassidic master will not be lost.

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Munkatch Hassidism

Munkatch Hassidism. (photo credit:REUTERS)

Rabbi Shlomo Shapira (1831-1893) was from an important rabbinic family of hassidic masters, and he precipitated what would become known as Munkatch Hassidism.

Rabbi Shlomo was essentially of Galician stock. His grandfather was the famed Rabbi Tsevi Elimelekh of Dynów (1783-1841), known by the title of his posthumously published Benei Yisaskhar. His father – Rabbi Elazar of Lancut (1808-1865) – was also a hassidic master.

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