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Holy Fire, Holy Music: The Piaseczna Niggun

A moving music video about the Piaseczna Rebbe, Rav Kalonymus Kalman Shapira.

This melody was composed in memory of the holy Piaseczna Rebbe (Rav Kalonymus Kalman Shapira). He was named after his great grandfather, the Maor Vashemesh (Rav Kalonymus Kalman Epstein) who was the Rebbe of Krakow (and hence a hint to the Krakow niggun).

The Piaseczna Rebbe inspired thousands of people during the darkest times of the Holocaust. He brought hope and light to everyone around him and inspired so many to serve God with simcha (happiness).

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Visitor Comments: 10

(6) Laura, July 17, 2017 3:16 PM

So powerful and meaningful. The music alone moves me. Mr. Rebbe was a beautiful person on the inside and out.

(5) Abby Feldman, July 16, 2017 2:55 PM



(4) Anonymous, July 11, 2017 12:43 PM

Aish Kodesh in Ramat Beit Shemesh

There is a wonderful Aish Kodesh Shul there, the rebbi's grandfather was Aish Kodesh's brother

(3) Anonymous, July 10, 2017 2:18 AM


Is there a way to download this niggun?

Anonymous, July 10, 2017 1:06 PM

I would like to download this niggun

It is a deeply moving video lifting the spirits . The background story and music are both emotionally and visually moving and brings a heartfelt reminder of our great loss during the Shoa.

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