Shpikov (Hasidic dynasty)

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Shpikov is a Hasidic dynasty originating in Shpykiv. The dynasty is derived from the Skver dynasty, which in turn is derived from the Chernobyl dynasty.

The first rebbe of Shpikov was Rabbi Menachem Nochum Twersky of Shpykiv.


  • Rabbi Yitzchak Twersky of Skver[1]
    • Rabbi Menachem Nochum Twersky of Shpikov (died March 26, 1887 at Shpikov),[2] second son of Rabbi Yitzchak
      • Rabbi Mordechai Twersky of Shpikov (born 1862, died April 14, 1914 at Shpikov),[3] son of Rabbi Menachem Nochum
        • Rabbi Yitschok Nochum Twersky of Shpikov (born 1888 at Shpikov, perished 1942 at Belzec extermination camp)[4] son of Rabbi Mordechai
        • Rabbi Sholom Yosef Friedman of Shpikov (died March 1920 of typhus),[5] son of Rabbi Dovid Friedman of Bohush and son-in-law of Rabbi Mordechai
          • Rabbi Yitzchok Friedman of Bohush-Shpikov (born May 1903 at Shpikov, died Wednesday, August 12, 1992 at Arosa), son of Rabbi Sholom Yosef and husband of his cousin, Yocheved Feige, daughter of Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Bohush[5]

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  1. ^ "Yitzchak of Skvira Twersky". Retrieved Mar/01/12. 
  2. ^ "Menachem Nochum Twersky". Retrieved Mar/06/12. 
  3. ^ "Mordechai Twersky". Retrieved Mar/06/12. 
  4. ^ "Yitschok Nochum Twersky". Retrieved Mar/01/12. 
  5. ^ a b "The Bohusher Rebbe". Nishmas Chayim. Retrieved Mar/06/12.