Kerestir (Hasidic dynasty)

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Kerestir is a Hasidic dynasty founded by Rebbe Yeshaya Steiner. Kerestir is the Yiddish name of Bodrogkeresztúr, a town in Hungary.


  • Rebbe Yeshaya Steiner (1852–1925)
    • Rebbe Avrohom Steiner (1883–1927), son of Rebbe Yeshaya
    • Rabbi Shmuel Gross, son-in-law of Rebbe Yeshaya
    • Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein, son-in-law of Rebbe Yeshaya
    • Rabbi Yisroel Avrohom Alter Landa, son-in-law of Rebbe Yeshaya
      • Rebbe Meir Yosef Rubin of Kerestir, son-in-law of Rebbe Avrohom
      • Rebbe Naftoli Gross of Debrecen (died 1988), (brother of Rabbi Shmuel Rabbi Yeshaya's sol in law) son-in-law of Rebbe Avrohom
        • Rebbe Rafael Gross (1928–2007) - Kerestir Rebbe of Miami Beach, Florida, son of Rebbe Naftoli
        • Rebbe Yeshaya Gross - Present Kerestir-Berbesht Rebbe of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY, son of Rebbe Naftoli
          • Rabbi Yoishua Moishe Baruch of Woodmere - ainekle of Rebbe Naftali