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Rabbi Yaakov Yitzchok Goldman

יעקב יצחק ב"ר יהודה ליב

Rav, Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Date of Death: Sat. December 27, 1941 - Kislev 27 5701
Chanukah



Credit: Chachmei Yisroel of New England


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Rabbi Yechezkel Mischler

יחזקאל ב"ר יהודא ליב

Rav, Chevrah Shas, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Fri. December 25, 1914 - Teves 7 5675



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

Rabbi Yaakov Lifshitz

יעקב ב"ר אהרן שלמה

Rav, Congregation Beth Israel of Malden, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Mon. July 5, 1948 - Iyar 26 5708



Credit: Chachmei Yisroel of New England


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Rabbi Yechezkel Liverhant

יחזקאל ב"ר יוסף הכהן

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Sun. November 18, 1945 - Kislev 13 5706



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

Rabbi Avrahom Shlomo Adler

אברהם שלמה ב"ר חיים ליב

Rav, St. Petersburg (Tampa Bay), Florida

Date of Death: Fri. February 21, 1947 - Adar 1 5707
Rosh Chodesh



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Rabbi Meshulem Zusha Blatt

משולם זיסיא ב"ר שמעון יצחק

Rav, The Sanhedrin Jewish Center of Dunton, Richmond Hill, Queens

Date of Death: Sat. November 11, 1978 - Cheshvan 11 5739



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Rabbi Yehoshua Hershel Plesset

יהושע העשיל ב״ר יחיאל מיכל

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Wed. January 21, 1914 - Teves 23 5674



Photo Caption: The kever of Rav Plesset’s mother Rebbetzin Bluma, Credit: Asher Lowy, Brooklyn, NY 


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

Rabbi Chaim Aryeh Lerner

חיים אריה ב"ר יצחק מנחם

Rav, Chevra Anshe Marmaros (Marmarosh)

Date of Death: Fri. December 16, 1977 - Teves 6 5738



→ 1 CommentTags: Mt. Hebron (Main Street) Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Shraga Faivush Jaches

שרגא ב"ר שלום

Rav, Congregation Kahal Adas Kurland,

Date of Death: Sun. August 24, 1930 - Av 30 5690



Photo Caption: Rabbi Philip Jaches, Credit: Moreshes Chachmey America Archives

Photo Caption: Rabbi Philip Jaches at the dedication of the Ahawath Sholom synagogue in Brooklyn, Credit: New York Times, December 16, 1895

Photo Caption: Rabbi Philip Jaches at a mass protest meeting against the Pogrom in Kishinev, Russia. Credit: New York Times, April 28, 1903

Photo Caption: Rabbi Philip Jaches at the dedication of Beth Israel Hospital, Credit: New York Times, 27 May 1902

Photo Caption: Rabbi Philip Jaches at the United Hebrew Charities mass meeting, Credit: New York Times. June 14, 1903

Photo Caption: Kahal Adas Kurland located at 27 W115th Street as it stands today. Rabbi Jaches served there from 1910 until his passing in 1930. Credit: Google Street View




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Rabbi Avroham Menachem Mann

אברהם מנחם ב"ר אהרן

Rav, Congregation Kalvarier, Pike Street New York City

Date of Death: Sun. November 18, 1928 - Kislev 5 5689



Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America Archives

Bio Information:
Rav Mann was a founding member of the Knesseth HaRabonim HaOrthdoksim d’America v’Canada.


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

Rabbi Avroham Shmuel Braude

אברהם שמואל ב"ר עזריאל

Rav, Congregation Ohav Shalom Miropoler, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Tue. May 14, 1907 - Sivan 1 5667
Rosh Chodesh



Photo Caption: Congregation Ohav Shalom Miropoler, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America Archives


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Rabbi Avroham Rabinowitz

אברהם ב"ר שלמה זלמן

Rav, Congregation Ohav Shalom Miropoler, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Tue. September 12, 1893 - Tishrei 2 5654
Rosh Hashanah


Bio Information:
Rav Avroham Rabinowitz Bio

Photo Caption: Congregation Ohav Shalom Miropoler, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America Archives

Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America Archives 


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Rabbi Raphael Safsel

רפאל ב"ר דוב יעקב

Rav, Chevra Ein Yaakov Anshe B’ville, Brownsville, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Sun. December 8, 1935 - Kislev 12 5696



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

Rabbi Shalom Binder

שלום ב"ר אברהם זאב

Rav, Congregation Buczacz, Bronx, New York

Date of Death: Mon. March 2, 1936 - Adar 7 5696



Photo Caption: Rav Shulim Binder, Credit: Karl Hakmiller, Baldwin County, Alabama 


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

Rabbi Tzvi Yechiel Director

צבי יחיאל ב"ר שלום

Rav, Congregation Ateres Yisroel, New York

Date of Death: Thu. July 7, 1938 - Tammuz 8 5698



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Rabbi Yitzchok Isaac Weingart

אברהם אייזיק ב"ר שמואל יצחק

Rav, Fort Wayne, Indiana

Date of Death: Sun. April 5, 1992 - Nissan 2 5752



→ No CommentsTags: Chicago, IL · Illinois

Rabbi Menashe Yaakov Levertov

מנשה יעקב ב"ר יצחק אייזיק

chief Rabbi, Krakow, Poland

Date of Death: Sat. February 12, 1966 - 5726 22 5726



Photo Caption: Rav Levertov in Europe, Credit: Levertov4ever Website 


→ 1 CommentTags: Floral Park - Washington Cemetery (N.J.) · New Jersey

Rabbi Yehuda Hershkowitz

יהודה ב"ר שלום

Rav, Congregation Tzemach Tzedek of Harlem

Date of Death: Tue. July 29, 1947 - Tammuz 11 5707



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

Rabbi Dovid Koolyk

דוד ב"ר אברהם

Rav, Congregation Anshei Russia, Newark, New Jersey

Date of Death: Sun. January 20, 1946 - Shevat 18 5706



→ 2 CommentsTags: Grove Street Cemeteries · New Jersey · Newark, NJ

Rabbi Meir Mairim Magnes

מאיר מארים ב"ר משה

Rav, Congregation Adas Yeshurun, Brownsville, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Sat. March 20, 1948 - Adar II 9 5708


Bio Information: 
Rabbi Meir Mairim Magnes was the son of Rav Moshe Magnes (Rav of Pohost) and a nephew of Rav Avraham Aharon Yudelovitch.  He was named for his great-uncle Rav Meir Mairim Shafit. 
He immigrated to the USA in 1924 and served as the rav of Adas Yeshurun at the corner of Eastern Parkway and Lincoln Place in Brownsville, Brooklyn. In addition, he was general secretary of the Mizrachi Organization of America in the mid-late 1920s as well as the director of RIETS in the early 1930s. 

Photo Caption: Congregation Adas Yeshurun as it stand today, Credit: Google maps

Photo Credit: Detroit Jewish Chronicle Sep. 18, 1931, p.3

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Rabbi Yisroel Eliezer Botwinick

ישראל אליעזר ב"ר חיים הלוי

Rav, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Date of Death: Fri. December 24, 1976 - Kislev 22 5728



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Rabbi Dovid Nosson Lesser

דוד נתן ב"ר יעקב אליהו

Baal, Michtam L'David

Date of Death: Tue. October 13, 1970 - Tishrei 13 5731



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

Rabbi Moshe Yitzchok Braver

משה יצחק ב"ר אביגדור

Chief Rabbi, Sioux City, Iowa

Date of Death: Mon. April 13, 1936 - Nissan 21 5696
Shevii shel Pesach



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Rabbi Noach Menachem Mendel Stamm

נח מנחם מנדיל ב"ר זוסמן

Rav, Norwich, Connecticut

Date of Death: Tue. March 30, 1937 - Nissan 18 5697
Chol Hamoed Pesach



Credit: Chachmei Yisroel Of New England 


→ 1 CommentTags: Connecticut · Norwich, CT

Rabbi Baruch Ettelsohn

ברוך ב"ר יונה

Rav, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Wed. April 8, 1891 - Adar II 29 5651



→ 3 CommentsTags: Chicago, IL · Illinois · Pre 1900

Rabbi Raphael Avigdor Landau

רפאל אביגדור ב"ר יצחק

Chief Rabbi, Manchester, New Hampshire

Date of Death: Sun. July 10, 1955 - Tammuz 10 5715



Photo Caption: Memorial for Rav Landau, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Bio Information:
The Rav also served in Brookline and Boston.


→ 4 CommentsTags: Massachusetts · Woburn Jewish Cemeteries

Rabbi Chaim Nosson Shochet

חיים נתן ב"ר משה

Rav, Congregation Etz Chaim, Portland, Maine

Date of Death: Sun. June 12, 1921 - Sivan 7 5682
Shavuos



Credit: Laurel Singer

Bio Information: 
Rav Chaim Nosson Shochet, born in 1855 was originally from Vieksniai, Lituania.  According to research he was the Rav or Av Bet Din of Abely (Obiliai, Lithuania).  He immigrated to the US in 1907, and settled in Portland, Maine where he served as rabbi of Shaarey Tphiloh until 1916.  In 1917 he led a break-away group to found Congregation Adas Israel, later known as Congregation Etz Chaim. Upon his passing, his son Rav Moses became rabbi at Etz Chaim.
Rav Moshe led Etz Chaim until around 1932 at which time he relocated to  Quincy, Massachusetts.  He eventually emigrated to Israel (Palestine) in 1939  and settled in Jerusalem where he lived until his passing in 1946. He was buried at Agudath Achim Anshei America Cemetery, Mount of Olives, Jerusalem.
Another son, Rabbi Dovid Menachem  was the Rabbi at Agudas Achim, Yonkers, New York and a professor at Columbia University


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Rabbi Shalom Binyamin Kostrinsky

שלום בנימין ב"ר יצחק

Rav, Brownsville, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Mon. August 16, 1937 - Elul 9 5697



Photo Caption: Rabbi Shalom Kostrinsky from Horodets yizkor book, Credit: Jeff Kontoff


→ No CommentsTags: Massachusetts

Rabbi Ben Tzion Tavlisky

בן ציון ב"ר בנימין

Rav, Toledo, Ohio

Date of Death: Wed. January 6, 1982 - Teves 11 5742



Credit: Hamaor Magazine 


→ No CommentsTags: Brooklyn / S.I., NY · New York

Rabbi Shaul Yisroel Bolotnikov

שאול ישראל ב"ר שמריהו אליהו

Chief Rabbi, Sioux City, Iowa

Date of Death: Fri. March 31, 1995 - Adar II 29 5755


Bio Information:
Rabbi Saul Bolotnikov came to Sioux City in 1936 and served all three of its Orthodox congregations, alternating his attendance each Saturday. This arrangement was in place until 1955 when the three congregations merger. He served the community until his death in 1995 at the age of 88.

Photo Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America Archives 


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