PINCHAS MENACHEM ALTER ( Hebrew : פינחס מנחם אלתר, June 9, 1926 – March 7, 1996), also known as the PNEI MENACHEM ( Hebrew פני מנחם after the works he authored, was the seventh Rebbe of the Hasidic dynasty of Ger , a position he held from 1992 until his death in 1996.
* 1 Early years * 2 Succession as rebbe * 3 Death and burial * 4 Rebbes of Ger * 5 References
Pinchas Menachem was born in
Falenica , near
Pinchas Menachem's bar mitzva took place near Ludmir in
SUCCESSION AS REBBE
Rabbi Pinchas Menachem succeeded his half-brother, Rabbi Simcha Bunim Alter , to become Rebbe in 1992. His position as rosh yeshiva of Sfas Emes Yeshiva was assumed by his son, Rabbi Shaul Alter, who is widely regarded as an eminent Talmudic scholar.
During his tenure, Rabbi Pinchas Menachem continued the policies of his half-brothers, Rabbi Simcha Bunim and Rabbi Yisrael, by supporting the political work of the Agudat Israel of Israel party, promoting the interests of Haredi Judaism