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Trisk (Hasidic dynasty)

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Trisk (Hasidic dynasty)

Trisk is a Hasidic dynasty originating in Turiisk, Ukraine. The first rebbe of Trisk was Grand Rabbi Avraham Twersky (born 1806, died July 1, 1889 in Turisk),[1] son of Grand Rabbi Mordechai Twersky of Chernobyl.

Grand Rabbi Moshe Mordechai Eichenstein of Jerusalem, Israel presently heads the Trisk community based in northern Jerusalem; while Grand Rabbi Menachem Mendel Matisyohu Twersky is known as the Trisker Rebbe of London.


  • Grand Rabbi Menachem Nuchem Twersky (born June 23, 1829, died 1887 at Brisk),[2] eldest son of Grand Rabbi Avraham.
    • Grand Rabbi Mordechai Zishe Twersky of Trisk-Iasi (died March 18, 1932 in Romania),[3] eldest son of Rabbi Menachem Nuchem
      • Grand Rabbi Shulem Yoseph Twersky (born 1883 at Turisk, died February 8, 1945 in New York),[4] son of Rabbi Mordechai Zishe
      • Grand Rabbi David Twersky of Buhusi (born 1884 at Turisk, died December 9, 1933 in Iasi).[5] son of Rabbi Mordechai Zishe and son-in-law of Rabbi Yisroel Sholom Yosef Friedman of Bohush
      • Grand Rabbi Yakov Leib Twersky (born 1885 at Turisk, died October 12, 1979 in Bnei Brak, Israel),[6] son of Rabbi Mordechai Zishe
        • Grand Rabbi Chaim Menachem Avrohom Twersky (born February 27, 1915 at Zinkov, died December 1, 2010 at Hackney, London),[7] son of Rabbi Yakov Leib
          • Grand Rabbi Mordechai Zisye Twersky,[8] son of Rabbi Chaim Menachem Avrohom
        • Grand Rabbi Pinchos Twersky of Trisk-London (born May 17, 1916 at Zinkov, died August 12, 2001 at London),[9] son of Rabbi Yakov Leib
          • Grand Rabbi Menachem Mendel Matisyohu Twersky of London, (born December 9, 1946 at London),[10] son of Rabbi Pinchos
    • Grand Rabbi Moishe Yide Leib Twersky of Chelem (born 1873 at Tolna, died 1938 at Warsaw, Poland),[11] second son of Rabbi Menachem Nuchem
  • Grand Rabbi Mordche Twersky of Kozmir (born 1840, died June 20, 1915 at Kielce),[12] second son of Grand Rabbi Avraham.
  • Grand Rabbi Yaakov Aryeh Leib Twersky of Trisk-Hrubieszow (born 1847 at Turisk, died May 10, 1918 in Gmina Hrubieszów, Lublin),[13] third son of Grand Rabbi Avraham.
    • Grand Rabbi Moshe Mordechei Twersky (born 1877 at Turisk, perished May 13, 1943 at Bełżec extermination camp),[14] son of Rabbi Yaakov Aryeh Leib
      • Chief Rabbi Menachem Tzvi Eichenstein,[15] of St. Louis, Missouri (1943–1982) son-in-law of Rabbi Moshe Mordechei
        • Rabbi Dov Ber Alter Eichenstein,[16] son of Rabbi Menachem
          • Grand Rabbi Moshe Mordechei Eichenstein (born August 7, 1958 at Jerusalem),[17] son of Rabbi Dov Ber Alter


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