Savran (Hasidic dynasty)

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Savran is the name of a Hasidic dynasty founded by Rebbe Moshe Zvi Giterman. Savran is a town in present-day Ukraine.

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  • Rebbe Moshe Zvi Giterman of Savran
    • Rebbe Shlomo Giterman of Savran – son of Rebbe Moshe Zvi
    • Rabbi Yisroel – son-in-law of Rebbe Moshe Zvi and nephew of the Kozhnitzer Magid
      • Rebbe Boruch Giterman of Savran – son of Rebbe Shlomo and son-in-law of Rebbe Dovid Hager of Zabaltov

The last Savraner rebbe was Rabbi Yisschar Dov Hager of Har Nof Jerusalem (died 2013), he was a renowned Torah Scholar and served as a Dayan on the Jerusalem Rabbinic Court. He was the son in law of Rabbi Avraham Leib Klein who served as the Mashgiach of the Rizhner Yeshiva in Jerusalem. In 2013 he was succeeded by his second eldest son, Rabbi Yitzchok Meir Hager, who lives in Ashdod. The Rebbe comes to Har Nof, Jerusalem every Shabbat to conduct prayer services and Tishim in the Beis Medrash of his late father. He often visits through out the week to deliver Torah classes as well as conduct meeting where he councils individuals. He serves as a Dayan on the Ashdod "HaYashar V'Hatov" Beis Din.

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