Premishlan (Hasidic dynasty)

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Premishlan is a Hasidic dynasty. It was founded by Grand Rabbi Meir Hagadol of Peremyshliany (Yiddish: פרעמישלאן‎, Premishlan)


Grand Rabbi Israel Baal Shem Tov, founder of Hasidism

  • The Great Grand Rabbi Meir Hagadol of Premishlan (1703–1773), a disciple of the Baal Shem Tov and a descendant of Hillel the Elder[1]
    • Grand Rabbi Aharon Arye (Uren Leib) of Premishlan (died 1813), disciple of Rabbi Yechiel Michl of Zlotshov; son of Rabbi Meir the Great
      • Grand Rabbi Isaac of Kalish, son of Rabbi Uren Leib of Premishlan
      • Grand Rabbi Meir (Meirl) the Second of Premishlan (1783–1850), son of Rabbi Uren Leib, and the most famous rabbi of the dynasty. He was widely known as a 'miracle worker'.[2]
        • Grand Rabbi Tzvi Frankel of Premishlan (son in law of Rabbi Meir the second)
          • Grand Rabbi Yisroel Aryeh Frankel of Premishlan, son of Rabbi Tzvi
            • Grand Rabbi Yisroal Arya Margulies of Pramishlan (Lviv-London); his father, Rabbi Efrayim Zalman was married to the daughter of Rabbi Yisroel Aryeh Frankel

Current leadership

There are several Rebbes presently known as Premishlaner Rebbe; all from the Premishlan dynasty, . Grand Rabbi Meir Rosenbaum of Premishlan, present Premishlaner Rebbe. His court is in Bnei Brak, Israel. He is the son of Grand Rabbi Dovid Moshe of Kretchnif.


  • "If you are connected to God, you never fall".


  1. ^ Divrei Naftali (דברי נפתלי) Part 3 Page 425
  2. ^ 'Codex Judaica' M. Kantor, p.266
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