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In Parshas Pinchas it says that the children of Korach did not die. Is there anyone alive today that is aware that they are from the descendents of Korach?

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Patrilineally?​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ –  Double AA Jun 9 '13 at 17:53
    
Ben Achar Ben would be more interesting, however even in general I am interested if anyone is aware that they descend from Korach. –  Gershon Gold Jun 9 '13 at 17:55
    
Is anyone nowadays who is aware of coming from Merari? –  Shmuel Brin Jun 10 '13 at 1:02

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In high school, I had a rebbe (Rabbi Horowitz) who said that he was a Korach Levi, part of a group that traced their lineage to Korach. And that they referred to the (somewhat misunderstood) Korach as 'the Heilige zeideh Korach'.

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Was he related to the Shlah Hakadosh? –  Shmuel Brin Jun 10 '13 at 1:02
    
I understood that the sons of Korach were singers / composers during th etime of the Bet hamikdash? Was your rebbe a good singer? –  DanF Jun 18 at 18:33
    
@ShmuelBrin Given that he had the same last name as the Shlah, I would say most likely. –  josh waxman Jun 18 at 23:19
    
@DanF It never came up. –  josh waxman Jun 18 at 23:19
    
@joshwaxman not all Horowitzes are related. –  Shmuel Brin Jun 18 at 23:39

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