Tuesday, January 03, 2012

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Holy Kevorim of Germany

by Reb Akiva @ Mystical Paths

While the soil of Germany is soaked in the blood of 6 million Jewish martyrs who died Al Kiddush Hashem, prior to World War II it was the home of over 1,000 years of holy yidden and various tzadikim.

A good friend of mine frequently travels to Germany on business and visits the kevorim (the burial sites) of the holy tzadikim that survived World War II.  Here’s some pictures he shares with us…

The MaHaRaM of Rothenburg and next to him Reb Alexander Wimpfen (who released the holy body of the MaHaRaM from a wicked non-Jew holding it [the body] for ransom); at the "Holy Sand" in Worms - the oldest existing Jewish cemetery in Europe:

The kever of the MaHaram…

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The kever of the MaHaRaM of Rothenburg and next to him Reb Alexander Wimpfen…

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We’ve previously reviewed the over 100 year old book about the Baal Shem of Michelshtat.  Here is the kever of the Baal Shem of Michelshtat…

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May the merit of these holy tzaddikim stand for all klal yisroel!

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

im a decendent of the maharam of rothenberg tzaddik yesod olam according to an intricate family tree going back to that time . . our last name is roshei teivot bnei rabbi meir . It would be nice if you mentioned to our uninformed readers the toryture he was put through by the christian clergy in prison and even lehavdile after his death ! May the possukime in ovadia transpire in his very unbelievably holy merits !

Akiva said...

I'm not familiar with the story. Please share it in detail or email it to me and I'll post it.

yaakov said...

wow,kol hakavod, great to see this, what a chizuk!!! may their souls have aliyot!!!

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