Tuesday, March 13, 2012

BD"E - Viznitzer Rebbe Bnei Brak Passes Away

Jerusalem - Rabbi Moshe Yehoshua Hager of Bnei Brak, the fifth Vishinitzer Rebbe has passed away this evening at the age of 96.

R’ Hager was the oldest son of the previous Vishnitzer Rebbe, R’ Chaim Meir Hager, also known as the Imrei Chaim, and succeeded his father upon his death in 1972.  The Rebbe’s health had been failing over recent years and the with the exception of Yomim Tovim and the occasional tish, the Rebbe rarely appeared in public. Click Here For More Info.

The Viznitzer Rebbe ZT"L at the Bar Mitzvah of his grandsons R' Ahron Mordechei Rokeach, the Belzer Rebbe's son. 7 Cheshvan 5749/1988.

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