Yaakov Yitzchak of Lublin

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Yaakov Yitzchak HaLevi Horowitz, known as "the Seer of Lublin", ha-Chozeh MiLublin; c.wikipedia
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Elimelech of Lizhensk

ElimelechNoam ElimelechElimelech Lipman
He continued his studies under Shmelke of Nilkolsburg and Elimelech of Lizhensk.
He was the founder of Hasidism in Poland-Galicia, and numerous leaders and dynasties emerged from his disciples in the early 19th century, including the Chozeh of Lublin, the Maggid of Koznitz and Menachem Mendel of Rimanov, one of the three "Fathers of Polish Hasidism".

Shmelke of Nikolsburg

ShmelkeShmuel Shmelke HorowitzRabbi Shmuel (Shmelke) of Nikolsburg
He continued his studies under Shmelke of Nilkolsburg and Elimelech of Lizhensk.

Mikulov

NikolsburgMikulov (Nikolsburg)Nicolsburg
He continued his studies under Shmelke of Nilkolsburg and Elimelech of Lizhensk.

Moshe Teitelbaum (Ujhel)

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Among his disciples were such Hasidic luminaries as Yaakov Yitzchak Rabinowicz ("the Holy Jew"), Simcha Bunim of Peshischa, Meir of Apta, David of Lelov, Moshe Teitelbaum, Tzvi Elimelech of Dinov, Naftali Zvi of Ropshitz, and Shalom Rokeach of Belz.
An adherent of the Polish Hasidic Rebbe, Yaakov Yitzchak of Lublin (as well as of Sholom Rokeach of Belz ), Teitelbaum was instrumental in bringing Hasidic Judaism to Hungary.

Simcha Bunim of Peshischa

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Among his disciples were such Hasidic luminaries as Yaakov Yitzchak Rabinowicz ("the Holy Jew"), Simcha Bunim of Peshischa, Meir of Apta, David of Lelov, Moshe Teitelbaum, Tzvi Elimelech of Dinov, Naftali Zvi of Ropshitz, and Shalom Rokeach of Belz.
He was introduced to hasidism by his father-in-law, and became a follower of Yisroel Hopstein, and then Yaakov Yitzchak of Lublin, and Yaakov Yitzchak Rabinowicz, the hasidic leaders of the day.

Yaakov Yitzchak Rabinowicz

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Among his disciples were such Hasidic luminaries as Yaakov Yitzchak Rabinowicz ("the Holy Jew"), Simcha Bunim of Peshischa, Meir of Apta, David of Lelov, Moshe Teitelbaum, Tzvi Elimelech of Dinov, Naftali Zvi of Ropshitz, and Shalom Rokeach of Belz.
A disciple of The Seer of Lublin, from whom he broke, and the teacher of Rabbi Simcha Bunim of Peshischa, to whom was passed the helm of his movement, he was also the ancestor of the Biala Hasidic dynasty.

Sholom Rokeach

Shalom RokeachSar ShalomGrand Rabbi of Belz
Among his disciples were such Hasidic luminaries as Yaakov Yitzchak Rabinowicz ("the Holy Jew"), Simcha Bunim of Peshischa, Meir of Apta, David of Lelov, Moshe Teitelbaum, Tzvi Elimelech of Dinov, Naftali Zvi of Ropshitz, and Shalom Rokeach of Belz.
Rokeach was also a disciple of the Seer of Lublin, who (in Sholem’s own words) “taught me to read in each person’s kvitel [which were frequently brought to Reb Sholem for his prayer and personal intercession] where the roots of his soul are, in Adam, Cain, or Abel, how many times his soul has been reincarnated, what transgression he has committed to bring about this or that reincarnation, what harm he has done, what vice has taken root in him and what merit has been added to him.

Lublin

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He lived for a while in Lantzut before moving to Lublin.

Isaiah Horowitz

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Horowitz was a descendant of Isaiah Horowitz a prominent rabbi and mystic, and his maternal grandfather, Yaakov Koppel Likover, also a prominent rabbi, a scholar, and a contemporary of the Ba'al Shem Tov.
Famous descendants of Isaiah Horowitz included Yaakov Yitzchak of Lublin (known as "The Seer of Lublin"), the prominent Billiczer rabbinical family of Szerencs, Hungary and the Dym family of rabbis and communal leaders in Galicia, Aaron HaLevi ben Moses of Staroselye (a prominent student of Shneur Zalman of Liadi), the Fruchter-Langer families and Rabbi Meir Zelig Mann of Memel, Lithuania (b.

Rebbe

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Yaakov Yitzchak HaLevi Horowitz, known as "the Seer of Lublin", ha-Chozeh MiLublin; c. 1745 - August 15, 1815) was a Hasidic rebbe from Poland.

Poland

PolishPOLRepublic of Poland
Yaakov Yitzchak HaLevi Horowitz, known as "the Seer of Lublin", ha-Chozeh MiLublin; c. 1745 - August 15, 1815) was a Hasidic rebbe from Poland.

Leżajsk

LizhenskLezajsk
He continued his studies under Shmelke of Nilkolsburg and Elimelech of Lizhensk.

Łańcut

LantzutLancutLantzhut
He lived for a while in Lantzut before moving to Lublin.

Naftali Zvi of Ropshitz

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Among his disciples were such Hasidic luminaries as Yaakov Yitzchak Rabinowicz ("the Holy Jew"), Simcha Bunim of Peshischa, Meir of Apta, David of Lelov, Moshe Teitelbaum, Tzvi Elimelech of Dinov, Naftali Zvi of Ropshitz, and Shalom Rokeach of Belz.

Belz

BełzBełskBelsk
Among his disciples were such Hasidic luminaries as Yaakov Yitzchak Rabinowicz ("the Holy Jew"), Simcha Bunim of Peshischa, Meir of Apta, David of Lelov, Moshe Teitelbaum, Tzvi Elimelech of Dinov, Naftali Zvi of Ropshitz, and Shalom Rokeach of Belz.

Misnagdim

MitnagdimMisnagdicMitnagdic
During his stay in Lublin, Horowitz was opposed by a prominent mitnaged rabbi, Azriel Horowitz.

Baal Shem Tov

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Horowitz was a descendant of Isaiah Horowitz a prominent rabbi and mystic, and his maternal grandfather, Yaakov Koppel Likover, also a prominent rabbi, a scholar, and a contemporary of the Ba'al Shem Tov.

Simchat Torah

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He was injured in a fall from a window on Simchat Torah night, following the ritual hakafos dancing, and died almost a year later on Tisha B'av from injuries relating to this fall.

Hakafot

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He was injured in a fall from a window on Simchat Torah night, following the ritual hakafos dancing, and died almost a year later on Tisha B'av from injuries relating to this fall.

Parashah

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In a compilation of these works, entitled Torat HaChozeh MiLublin, his commentaries are arranged alphabetically according to topics and according to the weekly Torah portion.

Baal Shem Tov family tree

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Notably, his grandson R. Baruch of Mezhbuzh established his Hasidic court stressing that he was the sole heir of the Baal Shem Tov, a controversial issue in his time, which eventually distanced him from many of his colleagues, including R. Shneur Zalman of Liadi and R. Yaakov Yitzchak of Lublin.

Komarno (Hasidic dynasty)

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He was a disciple of the Chozeh of Lublin and died at the age of 47 on a Saturday night, after spending Shabbos with the Yismach Moshe of Uhel.

Joel Teitelbaum

Yoel TeitelbaumSatmar RebbeSatmar Rav
He was the great-grandson of Moshe Teitelbaum, a disciple of the Seer of Lublin who was one of the main promulgators of Hasidism in Hungary.