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Rebbe Yechiel Mechel Brandwein

May 11th, 2015 · 3 Comments

Rebbe Yechiel Mechel Brandwein

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Date of Death: Tue. March 14, 1939 - Adar 23 5699
Turka Stretiner Rebbe

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Cemetery Details
300 Elmont Road
Elmont, NY 11003
United States

Phone: 718-343-4000


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Biographical Notes:

Brandwein Yechiel Mechel Pic
Photo Caption: Rebbe Yechiel Mechel Brandwein, Stretiner Rebbe of the Lower East Side, Credit: Aaron Feder, Brooklyn, New York

Credit: Aaron Feder, Brooklyn, New York

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3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Tattale // Jun 21, 2016 at 7:50 pm

    He was the shver of the 1st Bostoner Rebbe, Rabbi Pinchus Duvid Horowitz Zy”u thru his 1st marriage with the daughter of Reb Alter of Tiveria. Thru his second marriage with Rebetzin Rivka Necha (nee Kondel) he had 4 children: 1) Stretener Rebetzin (Flam). 2) Veretzkier Rebetzin. (Landau) 3) Skverer Rebetzin (Twersky). 4) Rabbi Aaron Yakov Brandwein of Stretin z”l.

    After the petira of Rabbi Yechiel Mechel, his rebetzin married Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Yaar, mechaber sefer “Chamudei Tzvi”. Rabbi Yaar was a very well known מרביץ תורה in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Before the war he served as Rav in many shtetlech such as Kunstantin, Reivitz etc. His whole family from his 1st marriage perished in the war.

  • 2 tattale // Nov 27, 2018 at 7:36 pm

    His real name was “Landau”, being a descendent of Reb Hersh Leib of Alik ba”b. The name “Brandwein” was thru his mother’s side being a daughter of Rabbi Avrohom of Stretin Zy”a.

  • 3 Neil Rosenstein // Dec 18, 2018 at 2:45 pm

    Yechiel Michel Brandwein, Admur Turka-Stratyn had a sister (unknown name) who married Reb Zusha of Nadworna (he died in Tzefat/Safed in 1938).
    Does anyone know who he was? his family name, descendants, etc.
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