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Shmuel Bornsztain (sixth Sochatchover rebbe)

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Term  1970s to present

Name  Shmuel Bornsztain
Shmuel Bornsztain (sixth Sochatchover rebbe)
Full name  Shmuel Bornsztain (Bernstein)
Predecessor  Menachem Shlomo Bornsztain
Father  Menachem Shlomo Bornsztain

Shmuel Bornsztain (born 1961), also spelled Borenstein or Bernstein, is the sixth Rebbe of the Sochatchov Hasidic dynasty. He acceded to the position of Rebbe following the sudden death of his father, Rabbi Menachem Shlomo Bornsztain, the fifth Rebbe of Sochatchov, in a traffic accident in Jerusalem. He was only eight years old at the time of the accident.

The Rebbe leads the Sochatchover dynasty from the Bayit VeGan neighborhood of Jerusalem, where the Sochatchov yeshiva, Yeshivat Avnei Nezer, is located.

Rebbes of Sochatchov

  1. Avrohom Bornsztain, the Avnei Nezer (1838–1910)
  2. Shmuel Bornsztain, the Shem Mishmuel (1856–1926)
  3. Dovid Bornsztain (1876–1942)
  4. Chanoch Henoch Bornsztain (d. 1965)
  5. Menachem Shlomo Bornsztain (1934–1969)
  6. Shmuel Bornsztain (b. 1961)

References

Shmuel Bornsztain (sixth Sochatchover rebbe) Wikipedia


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