Monday, 31 December 2018

Elazar Mordechai Koenig, Israeli Orthodox rabbi, Died at 73

Elazar Mordechai Koenig was born in 1945, in Jerusalem and died on December 31, 2018.

He was an Orthodox Jewish rabbi and the spiritual leader of the Breslov Hasidic community in Safed, Israel.

He was born to Rabbi Gedaliah Aharon Koenig and his wife Esther Yehudit Koenig.

Koenig's father was a leading disciple of Breslov elder Rabbi Abraham Sternhartz, who immigrated to Jerusalem from Uman, Ukraine in 1936.

He was an alumnus of the Mir Yeshiva in Jerusalem.

Koenig studied kabbalah with his father as well as with several leading Sephardic masters, including Rabbi Mordechai Sharabi.

Elazar Mordechai Koenig passed away at 73 years old.

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