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Simcha Bunim Alter (Hebrew: שמחה בונים אלתר‬; April 6, 1898 – August 6, 1992), also known as the Lev Simcha (Hebrew: לב שמחה) after the works he authored, was the sixth Rebbe
Rebbe
of the Hasidic dynasty of Ger, a position he held from 1977 until his passing. [1] In 1980, he instituted Yerushalmi Yomi, the daily learning of a page of the Jerusalem
Jerusalem
Talmud, similar to the renowned Daf Yomi
Daf Yomi
for the Babylonian Talmud.[2] He died of unknown causes on July 7, 1992 (7th of Tammuz 5752) and was interred in the cave of the Gerrer Rebbes in the Mount of Olives cemetery. Rebbes of Ger[edit]

Yitzchak Meir Alter
Yitzchak Meir Alter
(1799–1866) Chanokh Heynekh HaKohen Levin
Chanokh Heynekh HaKohen Levin
(1798–1870) Yehudah Aryeh Leib Alter (1847–1905) Avraham Mordechai Alter
Avraham Mordechai Alter
(1866–1948) Yisrael Alter (1895–1977) Simcha Bunim Alter (1898–1992) Pinchas Menachem Alter
Pinchas Menachem Alter
(1926–1996) Yaakov Aryeh Alter
Yaakov Aryeh Alter
(b. 1939)

References[edit]

^ Obituary: Rabbi Simha Bunem Alter, The Independent, (July 11, 1992). ^ Holder, Meir (1986). History of the Jewish People: From Yavneh to Pumbedisa. Mesorah Publications Ltd. p. 315. ISBN 9780899064994. 

Jewish titles

Preceded by Yisrael Alter Gerrer Rebbe 1977–1992 Succeeded by Pinchas Menachem Alter

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 44178809 LCCN: nr94009

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