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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 of the Hasidic dynasty of Ger , a position he held from 1977 until his passing.

In 1980, he instituted Yerushalmi Yomi, the daily learning of a page of the Jerusalem
Jerusalem
Talmud , similar to the renowned Daf Yomi for the Babylonian Talmud .

He died of unknown causes on July 7, 1992 (7th of Tammuz 5752) and was interred in the cave