Ben Zion Aryeh Leibish Halberstam

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Ben Zion Aryeh Leibish Halberstam
Grand Rabbi of Bobov
Term 23 March 2005 – present
Full name Ben Zion Aryeh Leibish Halberstam
Born 1955
New York
Predecessor Naftali Halberstam
Father Shlomo Halberstam
Mother Freida Rubin
Wife Rosa Wachsman
Children Chaim Shulem
Chaya Fradl
Dovid
Chana Ruchel
Rifkah Sheindel
Mordechai Dov
Yechezkel Shraga
Avrohom Yehoshua Heshil
Miriam Beila
Nechumah
Yisroel Elimelech
Shlomo

Ben Zion Aryeh Leibish Halberstam (Hebrew: בן ציון אריה לייבוש הלברשטאם‎‎) is the current leader of the Bobov Hasidic dynasty.[1] He was born in 1955 to Grand Rabbi Shlomo Halberstam, the third Bobover Rebbe. After his father's death, his brother, Grand Rabbi Naftali Halberstam was crowned Bobover Rebbe, and he was crowned "Rav Hatzohir" ("Younger" Rabbi). After Grand Rabbi Naftali Halberstam's death, he was crowned Grand Rabbi of Bobov.

Rebbes of Bobov

  1. Shlomo Halberstam (1847–1905) grandson of the Sanzer Rebbe, Rabbi Chaim Halberstam
  2. Ben Zion Halberstam (1874–1941)
  3. Shlomo Halberstam (third Bobover rebbe) (1907–2000)
  4. Naftali Halberstam (1931–2005) older son of Rabbi Shlomo Halberstam
  5. Ben Zion Aryeh Leibish Halberstam (b. 1955) younger son of Rabbi Shlomo Halberstam

See also

References

  1. ^ Nussbaum Cohen, Debra (February 29, 2012). "Serenading the Bobov Bride". The Forward. 

External links

  • Kol Bobov: Bobover Music (Yiddish Site), of Ben Zion Halberstam
  • Link to Bais Din Ruling (in Hebrew)
  • Halberstam family tree
Religious titles
Preceded by
Grand Rabbi Naftali Zvi Halberstam of Bobov
Grand Rebbe of Bobov
2005–
Succeeded by
Current incumbent
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