How many admorim died in the Holocaust?

  • I'd imagine there are historians out there who track how many Hassidic grand rabbis there were in Eastern Europe ... hm ... I'm sure a lot of them were far lesser-known.
    – Shalom
    May 5, 2022 at 17:01
  • 5
    How are you defining "admor"?
    – Double AA
    May 5, 2022 at 17:21
  • 3
    Not sure this is on topic
    – Double AA
    May 5, 2022 at 17:22

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There's a book (in Hebrew) dedicated to this topic (אדמו"רים שניספו בשואה - מאת מנשה אונגר). If you have access to Otzar HaChochma, the full book is available online here:

Plus a wiki listing here of over 120 rabbis who perished in the Holocaust (some of whom are rebbes/Admorim).

And a small photo gallery here dedicated to the subject.

Another page here has photos and captions of rabbanim who perished in the Holocaust. For the Admorim among them (around 30), search for those with the title רבי as opposed to the title הרב.


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