Makarov (Hasidic dynasty)

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Makarov is a Hasidic dynasty founded by the Rebbe Menachem Nochum Twerski of the Chernobyl dynasty. Makarov is the Yiddish name of Makariv, a town in present-day Ukraine. To this day, the Mekarev Shul is used in the old City of Safed for Shabbat Prayers by the Yeshiva Shalom RAv.


  • Rebbe Menachem Nochum Twerski of Makarov (1805–1851), son of the Rebbe Mordechai Twerski of Chernobyl
    • Rebbe Yaakov Yitzchok of Makarov (died 1892), son of the Rebbe Nochum.


  • Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (2001), p. 786: "Makarov"Rebbe
  • Shtetl Finder (1980), p. 53: "Makarov"
  • Słownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), VII, pp. 922-926: "Makarów" (Polish)

External links

  • History of Makarov rebbes by Zalman Shklyar (Moscow) (Russian)
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