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Rabbi Mordecai Landa

מרדכי ב"ר קלונימוס קלמן הלוי

Rav, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Thu. February 14, 1963 - Shevat 20 5723



→ No CommentsTags: Chicago, IL · Illinois · Waldheim Cemetery - Chicago

Rabbi Yaakov Golub

יעקב ב״ר דוב בער

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Fri. December 16, 1932 - Kislev 17 5693



→ No CommentsTags: Mt. Zion Cemetery (Maurice Ave) · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Dovid Perlman

דוד ב״ר אריה צבי

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. July 21, 1925 - Tammuz 29 5685
Erev Rosh Chodesh



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Rabbi Dovid Yitzchok Godlin

דוד יצחק ב"ר חיים נטע הכהן

Rav, Congregation Bnai Yisrael, Woodburne, NY

Date of Death: Thu. September 30, 1943 - Tishrei 1 5704
Rosh Hashana



→ No CommentsTags: New York · Upstate New York

Rabbi Yehuda Newman

יהודה ב"ר יוסף

Rav, Moses Montefiore Congregation, Chicago

Date of Death: Sun. June 27, 1920 - Tammuz 11 5680


Not to be confused with the Rabbi Julius Newman who served at the Notting Hill Federation Synagogue and died in 1950. That Rabbi Newman was buried in London.


→ No CommentsTags: Chicago, IL · Illinois · Waldheim Cemetery - Chicago

Rabbi Gershon Hyman

גרשון בן שמואל הכהן

Rav, Congregation Chesed Shel Emes Adas Ellen Street, New York City

Date of Death: Sun. December 22, 1878 - Kislev 26 5639


Hyman Gershon Marker Text
Photo Caption: Tombstone text, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America


→ No CommentsTags: General · New York · Pre 1900 · Queens / L.I., NY · Union Field Cemetery - Queens

Rabbi Yehoshua Falk

יהושע ב"ר מרדכי הכהן

The American Maggid (Preacher)

Date of Death: Wed. November 16, 1864 - Cheshvan 17 5625


A special thanks to Asher Lowy, Aaron Feder and the rest of the Moreshes Chachmei America team for the hours of research and fieldwork (close to 7 years) in a united effort to locate the kever of Rav Yehoshua Falk.



Falk Yehoshua 3

Photo Caption: The Occident, February, 1865
Falk Yehoshua 5
Photo Caption: The Star, June, 1875 – Cincinnati, Ohio

Bio Information:
Rav Falk came to the United States in 1858 and for a short time served as Rav of Newburgh and Poughkeepsie, New York. He also delivered lectures regularly at Congregation Shaaray Torah in New York City. The Rav’s safer, Avnei Yehoshua, was the first book on Pirkei Avos printed in North America.
In 1864, while visiting his daughter, he passed away in Keokuk, Iowa, where he was buried. Per his request he was reburied in the Congregation Shaaray Torah Section of the Salem Field Cemetery on the boarder of Brooklyn and Queens.


→ No CommentsTags: Brooklyn / S.I., NY · New York · Pre 1900 · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Eliezer Mendel Rubinstein

אליעזר מענדל ב"ר דוב אריה

Rav, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Wed. February 8, 1922 - Shevat 10 5682



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Rabbi Yerucham Fishel Jezer

ירוחם פישל ב"ר משה אברהם

R"M, The Rabbi Yisroel Salanter Talmud Torah, Bronx, New York

Date of Death: Wed. May 18, 1955 - Iyar 26 5715



→ No CommentsTags: New Jersey · Riverside Cemetery - Saddle Brook

Rabbi Shlomo Levin

שלּמה ב"ר חיים יהודה

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. April 5, 1932 - Adar II 29 5692



→ 2 CommentsTags: New Jersey · Riverside Cemetery - Saddle Brook

Rabbi Simcha Levy

שמחה ב"ר גרשון יצחק הלוי

Rav, Perth Amboy, New Jersey

Date of Death: Thu. May 2, 1968 - Iyaar 4 5728


Levy Simcha Montreal Pic
Photo Caption: Rabbi Simcha Levy, Credit: Rabbinical Alumni Chavrusa, June, 1961
Levy Simcha Montreal Bio
Photo Caption: Short bio for Rabbi Simcha Levy, Credit: Rabbinical Alumni Chavrusa, June, 1961


→ 1 CommentTags: Canada · Montreal, QC

Rabbi Eliyahu Zev Kochin

אליהו זאב ב"ר אליעזר

Rav, Congregation Tiphereth Israel, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Date of Death: Tue. November 26, 1946 - Kislev 3 5707


Kochin Eliyahu Zev Pic
Photo Caption: Rabbi Eliyahu Zev Kochin, Credit: Needed
Kochin Eliyahu Zev Pic 2
Photo Caption: Rabbi Eliyahu Zev Kochin, Credit: Needed
Kochin Eliyahu Zev Ad
Photo Caption: Advertisment anounsing the passing of Rabbi Eliyahu Zev Kochin, Credit: Needed


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Rabbi Avroham Yaakov Fine

אברהם יעקב ב"ר דוד אליהו

Rav, Congregation Chevra Shas, Syracuse, New York

Date of Death: Mon. November 21, 1949 - Cheshvan 29 5710


Fine Avroham Yaakov pic
Photo Caption: Rav Avroham Yaakov Fine, Credit: Needed

Bio Information: 
Rav Avroham Yaakov Fine studied in the Yeshiva of Kovno and later Slobodka and was ordained  by Rav Alexander Lapidus.


→ 1 CommentTags: New York · Syracuse, NY · Upstate New York

Rabbi Tzvi Hirsh Devoretski

צבי הירש ב"ר גרשון זאב

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Fri. August 23, 1935 - Av 24 5695



→ No CommentsTags: Beth David Cemetery - Long Island · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Chaim Modechai Lasker

חיים מרדכי ב"ר זאב דוב

Rav, Beth Tephilah Synagogue, Troy, New York

Date of Death: Mon. August 29, 1932 - Av 27 5692


Lasker Pic
Photo Caption: Rabbi Chaim Mordechai Lasker, Credit: Needed


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Rabbi Avroham Kaprow

אברהם ב"ר דוב הלוי

Rav, Congregation Beth Abroham Anshie Sefard, Bangor, Maine

Date of Death: Sat. August 16, 1947 - Av 30 5707


Kaprow Abraham Bangor Letter
Photo Caption: Letter on stationary of Rabbi Avroham Kaprow, Credit: Needed


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Rabbi Yitzchok Isaac Kramer

יצחק אייזיק ב"ר יהודה ליב

Rav, Chicago, IL

Date of Death: Wed. June 4, 1924 - Sivan 2 5684



→ No CommentsTags: Chicago, IL · Illinois · Waldheim Cemetery - Chicago

Rabbi Shevach Arager

שבח ב"ר יעקב

Rav, Conregation Ohav Emuna (Emuno), Denver, Colorado

Date of Death: Fri. December 29, 1893 - Teves 20 5654


Arager Shevach pic
Photo Caption: From an 1892 Denver Directory, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America


→ No CommentsTags: Colorado · Pre 1900

Rabbi Yehoshua Zelig Glick

יהושע זעליג ב"ר יעקב

Rav, Anshei Shalom, Douglas Park, Chicago

Date of Death: Mon. August 24, 1925 - Elul 4 5685



→ No CommentsTags: Chicago, IL · Illinois · Waldheim Cemetery - Chicago

Rabbi Shimon Glass

שמעון ב"ר יום טוב הלוי

Rav, Anshei Emes, Chicago, IL

Date of Death: Thu. June 13, 1912 - Sivan 27 5672



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Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch Cohen

צבי ב"ר חיים הכהן

President, Montreal Council of Orthodox Rabbis

Date of Death: Fri. November 17, 1950 - Kislev 8 5711


Cohen Tzvi Hirsh Montreal Pic
Photo Caption: Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch Cohen. Credit: Needed
Cohen Tzvi Hirsh Montreal Pic 2
Photo Caption: Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch Cohen at a meeting with other rabbonim in Montreal. Credit: Needed


→ 2 CommentsTags: Canada · Montreal, QC

Rabbi Avroham Dov Price

אברהם דוב ב"ר פישעל

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Mon. October 11, 1937 - Cheshvan 6 5698



→ No CommentsTags: Mount Lebanon Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Yaakov Aryeh Colton

יעקב אריה ב"ר יצחק דוד

Rav, Montreal, Canada

Date of Death: Mon. January 30, 1950 - Shevat 12 5710


Colton Yaakov Aryeh
Photo Caption:  Rabbi Yaakov Aryeh Colton, Credit: Canadian Jewish Congress Charities Committee National Archives

Bio Information:
Rabbi Yaakob Aryeh Colton was the primary mohel (ritual circumciser) for Montreal and the surrounding area c. 1918 – 1945


→ No CommentsTags: Canada · Montreal, QC

Rabbi Shmuel Yitzchok Liebb

שמואל יצחק ב"ר זבולן

Rav, Beth Medrash Hagadol of Baltimore

Date of Death: Wed. December 25, 1940 - Kislev 25 5701
Chanukah



→ No CommentsTags: Baltimore, MD · Maryland

Rabbi Mordechai Klatchko

מרדכי ב"ר צבי הירש

Rav, Altoona, Pennsylvania

Date of Death: Thu. December 22, 1932 - Kislev 23 5693


Klatchko Moedechai bio
Photo Caption: Short bio for Rabbi Mordechai Klatchko, Credit: Needed


→ No CommentsTags: Massachusetts · Woburn Jewish Cemeteries

Rabbi Avroham Abba Lifschitz

אברהם אבא ב"ר ליפה

Tzaddik of Jerusalem

Date of Death: Mon. July 1, 1907 - Tammuz 21 5667


Lifschitz Abba letter
Photo Caption: Letter signed by Rabbi Abba Lifschitz, Credit: University of Amsterdam
Lifschitz Abba letter III
Lifschitz Abba letter III Part II
Photo Caption: Letter signed by Rabbi Abba Lifschitz, Credit: Habazeleth, October 31, 1901
Lifschitz Abba letter IV
Photo Caption: Advertisement announcing the passing of Rabbi Abba Lifschitz, Credit: Habazeleth, July 25, 1907

 


→ 8 CommentsTags: Mt. Zion Cemetery (Maurice Ave) · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Yisroel Teplitz

ישראל ב"ר יהודה ליב הלוי

Rav, Adas Israel Congregation, Duluth, Minnesota

Date of Death: Sat. April 5, 1924 - Nissan 1 5684
Rosh Chodesh


Teplitz Yisroel Deluth New
Photo Caption: Group photo at Adas Israel Congregation, Duluth, Minnesota, Credit: Needed


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Rabbi Yaakov Tamarkin

יעקב ב"ר דוד

Rav, Denver, Colorado

Date of Death: Sun. June 22, 1919 - Sivan 24 5679



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Rabbi Ephraim Mallach

אפרים ב"ר יעקב

Rav, Chicago, IL

Date of Death: Mon. February 9, 1942 - Shevat 22 5702



→ 2 CommentsTags: Chicago, IL · Illinois · Waldheim Cemetery - Chicago

Rabbi Aaron Shuchatowitz

אהרן ב"ר אברהם יצחק

Rav, New Haven, Connecticut

Date of Death: Sun. December 1, 1974 - Kislev 17 5735



→ 1 CommentTags: Massachusetts · Woburn Jewish Cemeteries