1945 5705 THE DEVASTATION

Throughout the destruction of Belz and the other Eastern European communities, the Rebbe comforts his brethren even as he suffers alongside them. His first born son is burned alive with the central synagogue in Premishlan and over time he lost his wife and entire extended family. He continues to try day and night to intercede with the Almighty on behalf of his fellow Jews and never bemoans his own personal tragedies: