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Rabbi Zalman Tzvi Belsky

August 19th, 2009 · 8 Comments

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d. 20 Av, 1932 (5692)
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8 responses so far ↓

  • 1 LG // Aug 20, 2009 at 2:37 pm

    Any relation to Rabbi Yisroel Belsky?

  • 2 avremele // Aug 23, 2009 at 7:25 pm

    Rav Yisroel Belsky is a Levi, I don’t think so.

    I would guess that Rav Meir Belsky (formerly of Memphis) is related.

  • 3 LL // Feb 9, 2010 at 1:32 pm

    He has a grandson in Jerusalem.

  • 4 zb // Jul 15, 2010 at 9:32 am

    This is Meir Belsky from Memphis grandfather
    Zalman tzvi father changed his name to Belsky which was his mother maiden name. that was R’ Yisroel Belsky side. They lived in the same town in Russia.

  • 5 Ethan // Oct 25, 2011 at 9:50 pm

    Is Meir Belsky from Memphis still alive?

  • 6 S. Rothman // Oct 26, 2014 at 11:51 am

    https://www.facebook.com/david.garfunkel.1/posts/10203937838904325
    Pictures of Rabbi and Mrs. Belsky and family

  • 7 E.D. // Jan 6, 2015 at 6:28 am

    while the family has a theory about the two Belsky families being related based on the name change, they do not seem to have proof that zalman tzvi’s mother’s maiden name was belsky, or that she was related to the other belsky family. Does someone know anything more about this?

  • 8 M. Smollin // Jan 24, 2017 at 10:18 am

    Is it possible that the “changed” Belsky name came from Eliyahu Tzvi Oremland (b. 1821, Kobryn)? Eliyahu Tzvi had 8 children, five of which are accounted for.

    The children assumed different last names to avoid conscription in the army: Fremland, Rimland, Grossman, and — supposedly — Belsky.

    Any possibility here?

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