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Rabbi Yehoshua Abba Busel

יהושע אבא ב"ר בצלאל

Rav, Brooklyn, NY

Date of Death: Fri. January 7, 1972 - Teves 19 5732



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Rabbi Matisyahu Chaim Weisenfeld

מתתיהו חיים ב"ר ישראל משה

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Wed. January 26, 1972 - Shevat 5 5732



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Rabbi Moshe Zelig Olshanitzky

משה זעליג ב"ר פייוויל

Rav, Anshei Antirpolie

Date of Death: Sun. September 28, 1941 - Tishrei 7 5702



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Rabbi Dov Eliyahu Gordon

דוב אליהו ב"ר יעקב חיים הכהן

Rosh Yeshiva, Mir, Brooklyn, NY

Date of Death: Sun. March 17, 1974 - Adar 23 5734



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Rabbi Mordechai Waxman

מרדכי ב"ר שמחה

Rav, Bais Medrash HaGadol of Brownsville, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Tue. December 29, 1914 - Teves 12 5675


Waxman paper
P
hoto Credit: The Jewish Morning Journal, December 29, 1914


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Rabbi Dovid Rodinsky

דוד ב"ר אברהם

Rav, Bais Medrash HaGadol of Brownsville, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Fri. March 2, 1917 - Adar 8 5677


rodinsky bio
Rodinsky Wife
Photo Credit:  Eisenstadt, Ben-Zion
Rav Radinsky was among the leading rabbonim in Brownsville and a  founding member of the Agudath HaRabonim. Prior to his arrival in New York, Rav Radinsky served in St. Louis


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Rabbi Tzvi Yeshaya Avner

ישעיהו צבי ב"ר אהרן טוביה

Magid Mieshorim, Machzikie Torah, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. May 15, 1917 - Iyar 22 5676


Avner Bio 1
Photo Credit: The Jewish Morning Journal, June 6, 1917
Avner bio 2
P
hoto Credit: The Jewish Morning Journal, May 14, 1917


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Rabbi Meir Efrati

מּאיר ב"ר אורי

Stretiner Rav of New York City

Date of Death: Sun. February 12, 1928 - Shevat 20 5688



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Rabbi Moshe Aaron Markovitz

משה אהרן ב"ר מאיר חיים

Cheif Orthodox Rabbi, Pittsburgh, PA

Date of Death: Sun. September 26, 1920 - Tishrei 14 5681
Erev Sukkos


Markowitz MA pic
Photo credit: The Jewish Criterion
Markowitz MA obit
Photo credit: Pittsburgh Press, September 26, 1920, page 6


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Rabbi Gershon Avroham Weisenfeld

גרשון אברהם ב"ר ישראל משה

Rosh Yeshiva, Yeshiva Gedolah of Passaic

Date of Death: Thu. September 24, 1981 - Elul 25 5741


 

Weisenfeld bio 1
Weisenfeld bio 2
Photo Credit: Needed
Rav Weisenfeld’s wife was the daughter of Rav Mendel Zaks (d.1974) the son-in-law of the Chofetz Chaim.


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Rabbi Yaakov Karlinsky

יעקב ב"ר אברהם דוב

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Wed. August 8, 1979 - Av 17 5739



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Rabbi Yisroel Dov Wolkoff

ישראל דוב ב"ר מרדכי

Rav, Chevra Mishnayos Anshei Breezin

Date of Death: Mon. October 2, 1933 - Tishrei 12 5694



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Rabbi Dov Ber Kaminetsky

דוב בער ב"ר

Rav, Pittsburgh, PA

Date of Death: Tue. March 10, 2015 -


db-kamentsky-small
Photo Credit: VirtualJudaica.com reference library 
Rav Kaminetsky delivered a moving eulogy for Rav Shmuel Salant in Pittsburgh on 5 Elul, 1909, a few days after his passing.


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Rabbi Mordechai Leibowitz

מרדכי ב"ר נתנאל

Rav, Hamden, CT

Date of Death: Sat. August 27, 1932 - Av 25 5692



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Rabbi Gedalya Aryeh Steinberg

גדליה אריה ב"ר שמואל יצחק

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Mon. July 28, 1986 - Tammuz 21 5746



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Rabbi Yechezkel Ovsovitz

יחזקאל יהושע ב"ר יעקב

Rav, Trenton, NJ

Date of Death: Wed. October 15, 1913 - Tishrei 14 5674


The Rav also served in Fall River, MA and Denver, CO and passed away en-rout to E. Israel


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Rabbi Chaim Tzvi Kahana

חיים צבי ב"ר אברהם יעקב

Rav, Philadelphia, PA

Date of Death: Wed. July 23, 1913 - 13 Tammuz 5673



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Rabbi Avroham Yitzchok Ovsovitz

אברהם יצחק ב"ר יחזקאל יהושע

Rav, Portland, Oregon

Date of Death: Mon. December 16, 1918 - Teves 13 5679



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Rabbi Dov Ber Boruchoff

דוב בער ב"ר אבא יעקב הכהן

Rav, Congregation Beth Israel of Malden

Date of Death: Wed. April 5, 1939 - Nissan 16 5699
Pesach



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Rabbi Moshe Sneider

משה ב"ר מנחם מענדל

Rav, Bronx, New York

Date of Death: Fri. April 22, 1988 - Iyar 5 5748



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Rabbi Shlomo Gliksman

שלמה הכהן ב"ר

Rav, Ohel Yitzchok, Free City of Danzig

Date of Death: Sun. August 21, 1949 - Av 21 5709



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Rabbi Shlomo Kleinplatz

שלומה ב"ר שמעון מרדכי

Rav, Congregation Bais Yehuda, Detroit, MI

Date of Death: Mon. May 6, 1946 - Iyar 4 4706



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Rabbi Chaim Yitzchok Reichman

חיים יצחק ב"ר אפרים

Rav, Detroit, MI

Date of Death: Wed. February 18, 1942 - Adar 1 5702



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Rabbi Shmuel Chaim Klibansky

שמואל חיים ב"ר אריה

Chief Rabbi, St. Louis Union of Orthodox Congregations

Date of Death: Sun. April 28, 1957 - Nisan 27 5714



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Rabbi Chaim Pressman

Rav, South Philadelphia

Date of Death: Tue. February 24, 2015 -


The Rav who was originally from Vilna passed away c. 1939


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Rabbi Slomo Zalman Krevsky

שלמה זלמן ב"ר שמעון

Chief Rabbi, Allentown, PA

Date of Death: Sat. April 10, 1954 - Nissan 7 5714


Rav Kresky was a longtime member of the Agudath Arabonim.


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Rabbi Meir Margolis

מאיר ב"ר נתן חיים

Rav, Detroit, MI

Date of Death: Mon. June 22, 1925 - Sivan 30 5685
Rosh Codesh



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Rabbi Yehoshua Sperka

יהושע ב"ר שלומה

Rav, Detroit, MI

Date of Death: Sun. April 4, 1982 - Nissan 11 5742



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Rabbi Shmuel Yitzchok Hirschman

שמואל יצחק ב"ר שלמה זלמן

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Wed. June 27, 1906 - Tammuz 4 5666


The Rav was born 29 years after the passing of the Vilna Gaon, Rav Eliyah Kramer (d. 1797)


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Rabbi Yosef Horowitz

יוסף ב"ר נפתלי הירש הלוי

Rav, Estreich-Aongarn Anshei Sefard, Lower East Side

Date of Death: Mon. May 11, 1903 - Iyar 14 5663


The Estreich-Aongarn Anshei Sefard congregation merged to form Chevra Yeshuos Yakov Anshei Sefaerd


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