Reb Arele And Eretz Yisrael

Despite having a loyal group of followers in Satmar, Hungary, Reb Arele made a decision to move to the British Mandate of Palestine. His decision came after the death of his Rebbe, the Rav of Bluzov as well as another unusual occurrence. One morning on his way to the mikveh he noticed graffiti on the door of his … Continue reading Reb Arele And Eretz Yisrael


Reb Arele’s Derech Hashem

In my previous post I discussed the basics of the Sefer "Rebbe HaKadosh," which chronicles the life of Reb Arele. One of the most interesting chapters in the book is the discussion of Reb Arele's derech Hashem (his way of serving God). Learning Reb Arele's derech is crucial for understanding the Hasidic sects that stem from him … Continue reading Reb Arele’s Derech Hashem

Sefer Rebbe HaKadosh – Biography of Reb Arele

Rav Aharon Roth, known to his followers as Reb Arele, is the patriarch of Shomrei Emunim, Toldos Aharon, and Toldos Avrohom Yitzchak. Understanding Reb Arele, is key to understanding these sects and what they are all about. I would highly recommend reading Reb Arele's biography "Sefer Rebbe HaKadosh." Here is a picture of the sefer: The sefer runs … Continue reading Sefer Rebbe HaKadosh – Biography of Reb Arele