Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?

Bernard Hochstein, a man fondly described as “larger than life,” lived by his lofty principles and inspired others to do the same. At the age of 96, he returned his soul to its Maker, and his rich legacy is an inspiration for us all.

Born in Poland in 1913, Reb Dov, as he was affectionately known, was six years old when his family emigrated to Holland. At 13, he met Yisrael Aharonson, a diamond dealer who worked each day until he had earned enough to meet his needs for that day, after which he’d close shop and go home to learn Torah.