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Rabbi Bentzion Pearl

בן ציון ב"ר יהודה ליב

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Wed. June 25, 1930 - Sivan 28 5690



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Rabbi Yaakov Haberman

יעקב ב"ר שמחה

Rav, Brownsville, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Mon. May 21, 1951 - Iyyar 15 5711


The Rav’s brother was Rav Mordecai Aryeh Haberman.


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Rabbi Yehuda Stern

יהודא ב"ר ישראל שמואל

Rav, Cong Yerayim Ahavas Shlomo, Norwalk, Connecticut.

Date of Death: Sun. February 26, 1905 - Adar I 21 5665



→ 2 CommentsTags: Brooklyn / S.I., NY · New York · Washington Cemetery (Brooklyn)

Rabbi Binyamin Block

בנימין ב"ר יעקב

Chief Rabbi, Norwalk, Connecticut

Date of Death: Mon. June 26, 1922 - Sivan 30 5682
Rosh Chodesh


Block Binyamin Nowfolk 3
Credit: Needed


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Rabbi Dovid Shlomo Sapperstein

דוד שלומה ב"ר קלונימוס

Rav, Montgomery, Alabama

Date of Death: Tue. November 2, 1943 - Cheshvan 5 5704



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Rabbi Yechial Michael Afremow

יחיאל מיכל ב"ר שלמה זלמן

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Fri. October 20, 1911 - Tishrei 28 5672


Afremow 4
Photo Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
Afremow 3
Photo Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
Aferman Text

Photo Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives


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Rabbi Moshe Yitzchok Shulman

משה יצחק ב"ר אליהו גבריאל הלוי

Menahel, Yeshiva Etz Chaim, Brooklyn, New York

Date of Death: Tue. February 16, 1965 - Adar I 14 5725
Purim Katan



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Rabbi Michael Seidel

מיכאל ב"ר שבתי

Rav, Brownsville Brooklyn

Date of Death: Mon. April 4, 1904 - Nissan 19 5664
Chol Hamoed, Pesach



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Rabbi Yona Ephraim Pessin

יונה אפרים ב"ר אברהם אהרן

Rav, Congregation Gemilath Chasodim Anshei Motteles, Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Sat. December 31, 1949 - Teves 12 5710


Pessin Yona Pic
Photo Caption: Reverend Ephriam Pessin, Credit: Joshua Fogel
Pessin Yona Pic 2
Photo Caption: Reverend Ephriam Pessin, Credit: Joshua Fogel


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

Rabbi Reuvain Pupko

ראובן ב"ר אליעזר

Rav, Philadelphia

Date of Death: Tue. July 19, 1949 - Tammuz 22 5709



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Rabbi Zev Wolf Sofronsky

זאב וואלף ב"ר חיים צבי

Rav. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Date of Death: Sat. June 2, 1945 - Sivan 21 5705



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Rabbi Zev Zimmerman

זאב ב"ר אברהם

Rav, Brooklyn, NY

Date of Death: Tue. June 17, 1930 - Sivan 21 5690



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Rabbi Chaim Yoel Laks

חיים יואל ב"ר יוסף צבי

Rav, Kehilas Toras Emes, Kew Gardens Hills, Queens

Date of Death: Thu. January 6, 2011 - Shevat 2 5771


Bio Information:
Rav Chaim Yoel Laks was born on the Lower East Side in 1921 where he attended Yeshiva Rabbi Shlomo Kluger and Mesivta Tiferes Yerushalaim (MTJ) through 10th grade. Thereafter he attended Manhattan Talmudical Academy and Yeshivas Rabbi Yitzchak Elchonon. In addition to Rav Yankele Flantzgraben he studied under Rav Moshe Soloveitchik and later his son Rav Yosef Dov Soloveitchik, as well as Dr Shmuel Belkin. He started his rabbinic career as a Rav in New Haven, Connecticut and then Philadelphia, before finally settling in Kew Gardens Hills, NY where he served for over 50 years. For many years he enjoyed a close relationship with both Rav Moshe Feinstein and Rav Yosef Eliyahu Henkin.
The Rav’s father-in-law was Rebbe Chaim Meshulom Feivish Langner, the Stretiner Rebbe of Brownsville, Brooklyn.


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Rabbi Naftali Silberman

נפתלי ב"ר משה הלוי

Rav, New Jersey

Date of Death: Sat. December 22, 1962 - Kislev 25 5722
Chanukah



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Rabbi Dovid Noach Kaplan

דוד נח ב"ר ברוך

Rosh Yeshiva, Nachlas Tzvi, Toronto, Canada

Date of Death: Tue. March 10, 2009 - Adar 14 5769
Purim



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Rabbi Yaakov Stefansky

יעקב ב"ר יהודה ליב

R"M, Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia

Date of Death: Fri. March 6, 2009 - Adar 10 5769


Stefansky Lakewood pic
Photo Caption: Rav Yakkov Stefansky, Credit: Ner Yaakov vShimon


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Rabbi Dov Berish Elefant

דוב בעריש ב"ר אברהם

Rav, Brooklyn, NY

Date of Death: Sat. May 10, 1941 - Iyar 13 5701



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

Rabbi Yehuda Munk

יהודה ב"ר יחיאל אריה הכהן

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. March 26, 1963 - Nissan 1 5723
Rosh Chodesh



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Rabbi Moshe Baruch Morgenstern

משה ברוך ב"ר יצחק מנחם

Rav, Brooklyn, New York

Date of Death: Fri. March 23, 1962 - Adar II 17 5722



→ 1 CommentTags: Beth Israel Cemetery - Woodbridge, NJ · New Jersey

Rabbi Binyamin Zirinski

בנימין ב"ר אליעזר שמואל

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. September 18, 1945 - Tishrei 11 5706



→ 2 CommentsTags: Brooklyn / S.I., NY · New York · Washington Cemetery (Brooklyn)

Rabbi Dovid Bender

דוד ב"ר אברהם

Menahal, Yeshiva Torah Vodaath, Brooklyn, New York

Date of Death: Wed. November 17, 1965 - Cheshvan 22 5726



→ 1 CommentTags: Montefiore Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Yaakov Spiro

יעקב ב"ר אליהו

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Sat. March 21, 1914 - Adar 24 5674



→ No CommentsTags: Brooklyn / S.I., NY · New York · Washington Cemetery (Brooklyn)

Rabbi Baruch Dovid Weizman

ברוך דוד ב"ר יעקב

Rav, Brownsville, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Tue. March 11, 1958 - Adar 19 5718



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Rabbi Avroham Pollack

אברהם בן יעקב

Chief Rabbi, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York

Date of Death: Sun. April 15, 1934 - Nissan 30 5694


Pollack Yaakov Union Field 3
Photo Caption: From Eisenstadt

Bio Information: 
In addition to Poughkeepsie, the Rav served in McKeesport, Pennsylvania and prior to his arrival on these shores Jombeck, Hungary.


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

Rabbi Shimaryau Gitin

שמריהו ב"ר אליהו

Rav, Buffalo, New York

Date of Death: Sat. February 28, 1942 - Adar 11 5702



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Rabbi Tzvi Aryeh Oberstein

צבי אריה ב"ר עקיבא

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Fri. December 21, 1917 - Teves 6 5678



→ No CommentsTags: Brooklyn / S.I., NY · New York · Washington Cemetery (Brooklyn)

Rabbi Betzalel Kant

בצלאל ב״ר יקותיאל

Rav, Elizabeth, New Jersey

Date of Death: Sun. December 15, 1918 - Teves 12 5679



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Rabbi Menachem Nachum Levenson

מנחם נחום ב"ר משה צבי

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Thu. February 20, 1958 - Adar I 10 5708



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

Rabbi Simcha Paltrovitch

שמחה ב"ר צּבי הירש

Chief Rabbi, Buffalo, New York

Date of Death: Mon. September 6, 1926 - Elul 27 5686


Paltrovitch 4 Riverside
Photo Caption: The kever of the Rav’s mother Rebbetzin Chana Margoliot Palterovitch d. 1896, Har HaZeisim Cemetery, Jerusalem (Location: Section: 9, Row: 12 , Plot: 52), Credit: Daniel Elfenbein 

Bio Information:

Th Rav who hailed from Nowogrod, Poland also served in Boston, Chicago, and Cleveland


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Rabbi Eliyahu Dovid Greenberg

אליהו דוד ב"ר שרגא פייוויל

Rav, Bronx, New York

Date of Death: Thu. May 25, 1933 - Iyar 29 5693


Bio Information:
The Rav arrived on these shores from Russia.


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