1914 5574 WORLD WAR I

Russians occupiers billet their troops in the Rebbe’s home, set up a field hospital in the House of Study and stable horses in the holy synagogue. All of Galicia is a battlefield. The Belzer Rov is forced to flee to Hungary, but wherever he goes, he is an inspiration to war torn communities and a source of comfort and support to thousands of refugees. After the war he galvanises the reconstruction efforts to rebuild and restructure a world that all but destroyed by the brutal war.