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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: 13

(8) Shushanah, May 22, 2018 10:24 PM

His writings

I have been enjoying what I would call more of a commentary by Nehemia Polen, and I find his sermons wonderful especially for the situation that he and his fellow Hasid were in. He truly was a Holy Fire made evident in a place where little was holy.

(7) Anonymous, December 14, 2017 3:00 AM

Moving Video

Thanks for posting this moving video. I like listening and watching it again and again, it's very inspiring!

(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

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