Rabbi Levi Yitzchok Grunwald zt"l, the illustrious Zehlemer Rov, was rabbi, rosh yeshivah, mentor, community leader, and pioneer in the spiritual wilderness of post-war America. Revered for his Torah erudition, unsurpassed humility, and tremendouschesed - and known for his strict, uncompromising path in adherence to halachah and tradition - the Zehlemer Rov was likewise beloved for his pristinemiddos and peace-loving relationships with his fellow Jews.
Written by a closetalmid of over thirty years, this intimate, comprehensive biography opens a window into the illuminating world and pious deeds of this spiritual giant, replete with rare photos and genealogical information about the famous Grunwald family. Jewish life in Zehlem, Austria is vividly described along with the Rebbe's pioneering efforts on behalf of the fledgling American Jewish community - specifically in facilitating the availability ofcholov Yisroel milk andglatt kosher meat. Also included are firsthand accounts of the Rebbe's blessed influence andyeshuos, as well as historical information about the Zehlemer Yeshivoh and its burgeoningchesed network with the Rebbe at its helm.