When this elderly Russian Jew asked to have a bris, no one imagined who he was.
An elderly gentleman recently turned to the “Bris Yosef Yitzchok” organization in Israel and
Zalman shared his lineage with the Bris Yosef Yitzchok staff and told them that his father was Schneur, his grandfather was Chaim, and his great grandfather was Reb Meir, one of the Chassidim of Nevel in the period of the Rebbe Maharash.
A very emotional Zalman told organizers that he made up his mind to have the bris no matter if he was to live for only one hour after the procedure! ‘I want to meet my maker as a man who has a