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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.


→ No CommentsTags: 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


→ No CommentsTags: New York · Upstate New York

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


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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

Rabbi Shmuel Aaron Lippman

שמואל אהרן ב"ר אברהם יצחק

Rav, Elmira, NY

Date of Death: Sat. November 11, 1916 - Cheshvan 15 5677


Lipman Shmuel Aaron Bio 1
Lipman Shmuel Aaron Bio 2


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

Rabbi Yisroel Tzvi Reich

ישראל צבי ב"ר לוי

Rav, Chevrah Mishnaos D'anshei Shomrei Emunim, Borough Park, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Wed. February 3, 1926 - Shevat 18 5686



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

Rabbi Pesach Rosenthal

Hebrew Teacher

Date of Death: Tue. July 2, 1861 - Tammuz 24 5621


Pesach Rosenthal
Credit: The Occident, August 1, 1861, page: 48
Rosenthal Pesach 3
Photo Caption: Original text of Chaya Sarah Rosenthal’s marker, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America

Bio Information: 
Rabbi Peasach Rosenthal is credited to have founded and taught in the very first Talmud Torah on these shores. His father-in-law, Rav Shmuel Harris was a founding member on the Bais Hamedrash HaGadol of Norfolk Street


→ 1 CommentTags: New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Union Field Cemetery - Queens

Rabbi Moshe Eliezer Garvin

משה אליעזר ב"ר משה אליעזר

Cofounder, Yeshivas HaGaon Rav Yitzchok Yaakov Reines

Date of Death: Fri. January 25, 1935 - Shevat 25 5695


Gavrin obit
Photo Caption: Safer Derech Avrohom a eulogy for Rabbi Moshe Eliezer Gavrin
Gavrin article English
gavrin doc hebrew
Bio Information for: Rabbi Moshe Eliezer Gavrin

 


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

Rabbi Shmuel Chaim Yehuda Romanov

שמואל חיים יהודה ב"ר יוסף יחיאל מיכל

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Sun. July 31, 1927 - Av 2 5687


Romanov Pic
Photo Caption: Rabbi Shmuel Chaim Yehuda Romanov, Credit: Needed


→ 2 CommentsTags: Mount Lebanon Cemetery · New York

Rabbi Achiezer Rubinsky

אחיעזר ב"ר גרשון ברוך

Rav, Congregation Ohr Torah, San Francisco, California

Date of Death: Tue. October 31, 1961 - Cheshvan 22 5722


Rubinsky Achiezer Pic
Photo Caption: Rabbi Achiezer Rubinsky, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America
Rubinsky Achiezer FIL
Photo Caption: Rabbi Achiezer Rubinsky’s  father-in-law Reb echiel Mechel Samet, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America 

Rubinsky Achiezer ad

Photo Caption: Rabbi Achiezer Rubinsky from when he was still a Rav in New York City, Credit: Jewish Morning Journal, June 30, 1921
Rubinsky Achiezer father bio
Photo Caption: Short bio for Rabbi Achiezer Rubinsky’s father
Rubinsky Achiezer Shul
Photo Caption: The Zichron David Shule at 2758 Dayton Street in St, Louis, Missouri where Rabbi Achiezer Rubinsky served as it stands today, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America
Hopstien Yisroel Kozhnitz
Photo Caption: Drawing attributed to Rebbe Yisroel Hopstien, Maggid of Kozhnitz
Bio Information:
Rav Achiezer Rubinsky was a descendant of the Maggid of Kozhnitz, Rebbe Yisroel Hopstien d. 1814. His father-in-law who is buried in Omaha, Nebraska was a descendant of Rabbi Yechiel Michel of Zlotchov d.1786


→ No CommentsTags: California · San Francisco, CA

Rabbi Nachman Dovid Landinski

נחמן דוד ב"ר משה

Rosh Yeshiva and Co-founder, Gateshead Talmudical College, Gateshead, England

Date of Death: Mon. April 22, 1968 - Nissan 24 5728


Landinsky Gateshead talmudical
Photo Caption: Gateshead Talmudical College c. 1930, rabbis and students, The 2 rabbonin in the picture (no hat) are believed to be Rav Nachman Dovid Landinski and Rav Eliezer Kaha, the Yeshiva menahel (principal), Credit: Shaul Davis
landinski pic
Photo Caption:  Rav Nachman Dovid Landinski, Credit: Shaul Davis


→ No CommentsTags: Floral Park - Washington Cemetery (N.J.) · New Jersey

Rabbi Pinchas Eliyahu Scher

פנחס אליהו ב"ר יהודה משה

Rav, Congregation Ein Yaakov, Newark, New Jersey

Date of Death: Mon. October 15, 1928 - Cheshvan 1 5689
Rosh Chodesh


Congregation Ein Yaakov established in 1898 was first located on 112 Prince Street and relocated a number of times. Its final home was on 11 Jones Street until it merged with other  Congregations in 1933. Like most of the Shules and Jewish landmarks in Newark, all the buildings have since been destroyed to make way for new housing or are still sitting vacant.


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Rabbi Aaron Avroham Cohen

אהרן אברהם ב"ר אליהו

Rav, Ahavas Achim Anshe Warshaw, Newark, New Jersey

Date of Death: Wed. March 5, 1924 - Adar I 29 5684



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Rabbi Eliyahu Singer

אליהו ב"ר שמעין

Rav, Newark, New Jersey

Date of Death: Tue. November 16, 1943 - Cheshvan 18 5704


Singer Eliyahu Cover page
Photo Caption: Title page of Rabbi Eliyahu Singer, published postmortem.

Singer E Info


→ No CommentsTags: New Jersey · Newark, NJ

Rabbi Zev Chaim Goldberg

זאב חיים ב"ר משה יששכר

Rav, Bnai Jacob

Date of Death: Sun. May 5, 1935 - Iyar 2 5695


Rabbi Wolf Goldberg


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

Rabbi Zev Wolf Rosoff

זאב וואלף ב"ר מתתיהו

Rav, Chevra Shas, Brooklyn, New York

Date of Death: Thu. February 12, 1920 - Shevat 23 5680



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