Photos: Three Bluzhever Rebbes to Succeed Their Father


bluzhev levaya[Photos below.] The levaya of the Bluzhever Rebbe, Rav Zvi Yehudah Spira zt”l, was held yesterday in Yerushalayim. The Rebbe was niftar Friday morning at age 79. The first levaya was held on Friday at the Rebbe’s bais medrash on 58th Street, between 14th and 15th Avenues, in Boro Park, Brooklyn.

The Rebbe was a stepson of the Bluzhever Rebbe, Rav Yisroel Spira zt”l. His mother was the Rebbe’s second wife.

The Rebbe served as the nosi of Kollel Chibas Yerushalayim, at whose headquarters in Meah Shearim, Yerushalayim, a levaya was held yesterday. At the levaya, it was announced that the Rebbe would be succeeded by his three sons, Rav Avrohom Yaakov Spira, Rav Moshe Menachem Spira, and Rav Yehoshua Yosef Spira, who will all lead his bais medrash in Boro Park.

Kevurah took place on Har Hazeisim.

See below for photos of yesterday’s levayah:

{ Israel/Photos: Bechadrei Chareidim}


  1. The Rebbe’s smile and Ahavas Yisroel that lit up where ever he graced is dimmed for. Hopefully with the coming of Moshiach it will rekindled