Menachem Mendel of Kotzk

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Menachem Mendel Morgensztern of Kotzk, better known as the Kotzker Rebbe (1787–1859) was a Hasidic rabbi and leader.wikipedia
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Menachem Mendel Morgensztern of Kotzk, better known as the Kotzker Rebbe (1787–1859) was a Hasidic rabbi and leader. Born to a non-Hasidic family in Goraj near Lublin, Poland, he became attracted to Hasidus in his youth.
One extreme and renowned philosopher who emerged from the Przysucha School was Menachem Mendel of Kotzk.

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Menachem Mendel Morgensztern of Kotzk, better known as the Kotzker Rebbe (1787–1859) was a Hasidic rabbi and leader.
In the 19th century, it became an important centre of Hasidism as the longtime home of Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Kotzk, the Kotzker rebbe who established the Kotsk dynasty.

Hasidic philosophy

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Born to a non-Hasidic family in Goraj near Lublin, Poland, he became attracted to Hasidus in his youth.
One extreme and renowned philosopher who emerged from the Przysucha School was Menachem Mendel of Kotzk.

Avrohom Bornsztain

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The Kotzker Rebbe's disciple Rabbi Avrohom Bornsztain, author of Avnei Nezer and first Sochatchover Rebbe, was his son-in-law (having married Sara Tzina Morgenstern, the daughter of the Kotzker Rebbe).
Zev Nachum was the author of Agudat Eizov, and a Hasid of the Kotzker Rebbe.

Sochatchov (Hasidic dynasty)

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The Kotzker Rebbe's disciple Rabbi Avrohom Bornsztain, author of Avnei Nezer and first Sochatchover Rebbe, was his son-in-law (having married Sara Tzina Morgenstern, the daughter of the Kotzker Rebbe).
He was a close disciple of the Kotzker Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Morgenstern, and married the Kotzker Rebbe's daughter.

Ger (Hasidic dynasty)

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The Kotzker Rebbe is considered to be the spiritual founder upon which the Ger dynasty in Poland is based, through the teachings of its founder and first Rebbe Rabbi Yitzchak Meir Alter, known for his work as the Chidushei Harim, who was a preeminent disciple of the Kotzker Rebbe and his brother in law through his second wife.
After the death of the Kotzker Rebbe in 1859, the vast majority of his followers chose Rabbi Yitzchak Meir Alter, the Kotzker Rebbe's closest disciple, as their new rebbe.

Goraj, Lublin Voivodeship

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Born to a non-Hasidic family in Goraj near Lublin, Poland, he became attracted to Hasidus in his youth.
Rabbi Menachem Mendel Morgensztern, famed as the Kotsker Rebbe, was born in Goraj.

Simcha Bunim of Peshischa

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He was a student of Reb Bunim of Peshischa, and upon the latter's death attracted many of his followers.
Among his followers were Menachem Mendel of Kotzk, Israel Yitzhak Kalish, Yitzchak Meir Alter of Ger, Mordechai Yosef Leiner of Izhbitz, Yaakov Arye of Radzymin and Chanokh Heynekh HaKohen Levin.

Mordechai Yosef Leiner

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One of his major students was Rabbi Mordechai Yosef Leiner of Izbica.
He became a disciple of Reb Simcha Bunim of Peshischa where he joined Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Kotzk and Rabbi Yosef of Yartshev; both were also born in Tomashov.

Yitzchak Zelig Morgenstern

Yitschok Zelig Morgensztern
He was born in Kotzk in 1866 to Yocheved and Rabbi Chaim Yisrael Morgenstern, who was the grandson of Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Kotzk and son of Rabbi David Morgenstern, the second Rebbe of Kotzk.

Yitzchak Meir Alter

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The Kotzker Rebbe is considered to be the spiritual founder upon which the Ger dynasty in Poland is based, through the teachings of its founder and first Rebbe Rabbi Yitzchak Meir Alter, known for his work as the Chidushei Harim, who was a preeminent disciple of the Kotzker Rebbe and his brother in law through his second wife.
After the demise of Simcha Bunim, Alter became a disciple of Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Kotzk, also known as the Kotzker Rebbe, who was famous for his acerbic wit and Talmudic brilliance.

Kotzk (Hasidic dynasty)

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Kotsk (Kotzk) is the name of a Hasidic dynasty founded by Rebbe Menachem Mendel Morgenstern, known as the Kotzker Rebbe.

Rabbi

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Menachem Mendel Morgensztern of Kotzk, better known as the Kotzker Rebbe (1787–1859) was a Hasidic rabbi and leader.

Lublin

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Born to a non-Hasidic family in Goraj near Lublin, Poland, he became attracted to Hasidus in his youth.

Poland

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Born to a non-Hasidic family in Goraj near Lublin, Poland, he became attracted to Hasidus in his youth. The Kotzker Rebbe is considered to be the spiritual founder upon which the Ger dynasty in Poland is based, through the teachings of its founder and first Rebbe Rabbi Yitzchak Meir Alter, known for his work as the Chidushei Harim, who was a preeminent disciple of the Kotzker Rebbe and his brother in law through his second wife.

Talmud

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He was known for having acquired impressive Talmudic and Kabbalistic knowledge at an early age.

Kabbalah

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He was known for having acquired impressive Talmudic and Kabbalistic knowledge at an early age.

Przysucha

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He was a student of Reb Bunim of Peshischa, and upon the latter's death attracted many of his followers.

Rebbe

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The Kotzker Rebbe's disciple Rabbi Avrohom Bornsztain, author of Avnei Nezer and first Sochatchover Rebbe, was his son-in-law (having married Sara Tzina Morgenstern, the daughter of the Kotzker Rebbe).

Izbica

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One of his major students was Rabbi Mordechai Yosef Leiner of Izbica.

God

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"Where is God to be found? In the place where He is given entry."

Izhbitza – Radzin (Hasidic dynasty)

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Rabbi Mordechai Yosef founded his own Hasidic movement in the year 5600 (1839), with Rabbi Mordechai Yosef leaving the court of Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Kotzk.

Menachem Ziemba

Menachem Zemba
Rabbi Avraham had been a chassid of the Kotzker Rebbe and a student of the Chiddushei Harim, and was now a follower of the Sfas Emes of Gur.

Samuel Jacob Rubinstein

Rabbi Rubinstein considered himself as a Kotzker Hassid, influenced by the Hassidic Master, Menachem Mendel of Kotzk (1787–1859), the founder of the Ger (Hasidic dynasty).