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Pesach / Passover 1939

Rabbis examine freshly milled flower for Passover

Date of Death: Sat. March 25, 1939 - Nissan 5 5699


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Photo Caption: Rabbis examine freshly milled flower for Passover, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History
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Rabbi Yitzchok Weinstein

יצחק ב״ר אהרן הכהן

Rav, Brooklyn, NY

Date of Death: Sun. March 3, 1912 - Adar 14 5672


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Credit: Jewish Morning Journal 


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

Rabbi Dov Ber Feinstein

דוב בער ב״ר שלמה

Rav, Hartford, Connecticut

Date of Death: Wed. January 29, 1902 - Shevat 21 5662


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Photo Caption: Rav Dov Ber Feinstein, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
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Photo Caption: Rav Dov Ber Feinstein, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives


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

Rabbi Dov Berish Weinberger

דוב בעריש ב"ר נפתלי צבי

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Thu. September 17, 1931 - Tishrei 6 5692



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

Rebbe Tzvi Hirsh Rabinowitz

צבי הירש ב"ר יעקב אהרן

Ostrov Kinsk Rebbe

Date of Death: Fri. December 8, 1944 - Kislev 22 5705


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Photo Caption: Rebbe Tzvi Hirsh Rabinowitz, Credit: Yitzchok Shteierman, Borough Park, Brooklyn 

Bio Information: 
The Rebbe was a descendant of the Rebbe Yaakov Yitzchak of Peshischa  better known as the Yid Hakodosh d. 1813


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

Rabbi Baruch Shalom Tranin

ברוך שלום ב"ר דוב בער

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. March 19, 1946 - Adar II 17 5706



→ 3 CommentsTags: Beth David Cemetery - Long Island · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Elozar Meir Preil

אלעזר מאיר ב"ר אלחנן

Chief Rabbi, Elizabeth, New Jersey

Date of Death: Wed. October 4, 1933 - Tishrei 14 5694
Erev Sukkos


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Photo Credit: Photo Caption: Picture and short bio of Rav Elozar Meir Preil , Credit: Yeshiva University

Bio Information:
Rav Pinchas Mordechai Teitz was his son-in-law and successor.


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Rabbi Yosef Dov Levine

יוסף דוב ב"ר אבא נתן הלוי

Rosh Yeshiva, Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS)

Date of Death: Thu. December 12, 1946 - Kislev 19 5707


 

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Photo Caption: Rabbi Yosef Dov Levine, Credit: Yeshiva University 
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Photo Caption: Short bio of Rav Yosef Dov Levine, Credit: Yeshiva University


→ 1 CommentTags: Beth David Cemetery - Long Island · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Yehuda Leib Levy

יהודא ליב ב"ר ישראל הלוי

Author, Drushim Livnei Yisroel

Date of Death: Wed. May 24, 1916 - Iyar 21 5676



→ 1 CommentTags: New Jersey · Newark, NJ

Rabbi Moshe Greens

משה ב"ר אברהם איסר

Author, Keren Pnai Moshe

Date of Death: Tue. April 21, 1992 - Nissan 18 5752


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Photo Caption: Rabbi Moshe Greenus’s father-in-law Reb Avroham Yitzchok Twersky along with Rav Menachem Ziemba (d.1943), Credit Yitz Twersky
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Photo Caption: Rebbe Moshe Mordechai Twersky HY”D, Trisk Lublin Rebbe (m. 1943) father of Reb Avroham Yitzchok, Credit: Yitz Twersky


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Rabbi Yisroel Movshowitz

ישראל ב"ר נחום

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Sun. August 10, 1941 - Av 16 5701



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

Rabbi Reuvain Agranoff

ראובן ב"ר אליהו הכהן

Rav, Saint Joseph, Missouri

Date of Death: Sat. December 22, 1934 - Teves 16 5695



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Rabbi Yechial Michael Broude

אריה יחיאל מיכל ב"ר דוב

Rav, Saint Joseph, Missouri

Date of Death: Thu. May 3, 1928 - Iyaar 13 5688



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Rebbe Yehoshua Heschel Eichenstein

יהושע העשל ב"ר ישכר בעריש

Ziditchover Rebbe of Chicago

Date of Death: Mon. April 4, 2016 -



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

Rabbi Yehoshua Heschel Deutsch

יהושע העשל ב"ר יחזקאל שרגא הלוי

Freimaner Rav, Los Angeles

Date of Death: Tue. May 27, 2003 - Iyar 25 5763



→ No CommentsTags: Monroe (Kiryas Yoel), NY · New York · Upstate New York

Rabbi Yisroel Dov Wolkoff

ישראל דוב ב"ר מרדכי

Rav, Chevra Mishnayos Anshei Breezin

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



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

Rabbi Binyamin Zev Beishin

בנימין זאב ב"ר אברהם

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Mon. October 30, 1944 - Cheshvan 13 5705



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

Rabbi Tzvi Hirish Sandomirsky

צבי ב"ר חיים אשר אנשיל

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Mon. October 1, 1956 - Tishrei 26 5717


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Photo Caption: Rabbi Sandomirsky’s father-in-law, Rebbe Shmuel Kaufman, Miropoler Rebbe


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

Rabbi Matisyau Gordon

מתתיהו ב"ר שמשון

Rav, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Mon. May 1, 1944 - Iyar 18 5704
Lag Baomer


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Photo Caption: Rabbi Matisyau Gordon, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History


→ 1 CommentTags: Chicago, IL · Illinois · Waldheim Cemetery - Chicago

Rabbi Moshe Harrison

משה ב"ר יצחק

Rav, Pumpėnai (Pumpyan), Lithuania

Date of Death: Mon. October 5, 1908 - Tishrei 10 5669
Yom Kippur


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Photo Caption: Advertisement announcing the passing of Rav Moshe Harrison, Credit:  Jewish Morning Journal, September, 1909
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Photo Caption: Title page of Zir Yitzchok  (P. 1876) authored by Rav Harrison’s brother Rav Yosef Zundel who served as Rav in Krakow, Poland, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Bio Information:
The Rav had another brother Rav Avigdor Meir as well.


→ 4 CommentsTags: New York · Pitkin Avenue Cemeteries · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Sigmund Drechsler

Rav, Congregation Bnai Jeshurun, Cleveland, Ohio

Date of Death: Fri. March 18, 2016 -


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Photo Caption: Rabbi Sigmund Drechsler, Credit: Bnai Jeshurun

Bio Information: 
The Rav who was the first and only Orthodox rabbi at Bnai Jeshurun in Cleveland was a native of Hungary. He was educated in the yeshivos of Hungary and at the Orthodox (“Hildesheimer”) rabbinical seminary in Berlin.


→ 1 CommentTags: Cleveland, OH · Ohio

Rabbi Ephraim Shneur

אפרים ב"ר דוד טעביל

Rav, Congregation Anshei Varsha, Lower East Side, New York City

Date of Death: Thu. February 18, 1937 - Adar 7 5697


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Photo Caption: Advertisement in the Harpadas announcing Rav Shneur’s passing


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

Rabbi Aaron Colitz

אהרן ב"ר אברהם

Rav, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Sun. May 23, 1948 - Iyar 14 5708


Colitz Aaron Pic
Photo Caption: Rav Aaron Colitz, Credit: Jim Craig, Evanston, IL


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

Rabbi Shimon Zimel Grubner

שמעון זימל ב"ר יצחק הלוי

Rav, Detroit, Michigan

Date of Death: Sat. September 8, 1956 - Tishrei 3 5717



→ 1 CommentTags: Detroit, MI · Hebrew Memorial Park Cemetery - Detroit · Michigan

Rabbi Avroham Betzalel Epstein

אברהם בצלאל ב"ר צבי יעקב

Chief Rabbi, Republic of Estonia

Date of Death: Thu. September 1, 1938 - Elul 5 5698


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Photo Caption: Rav Avroham Betzalel Epstein, Credit: Ryan Shell
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Photo Caption: The Rav’s brther-in-law, Rev Avroham Chaim Goodman d. 1931. He was married to the Rav’s sister Chaya Mushe and served as a shochet in Butler, PA. Credit: Ryan Shell

Bio Information:
Once in Cincinnati (1929), Rav Epstein  served at Congregation Bnai Yaakov which then merged with Agudas Israel (Golf Manor) in 1933. The Rav ran a Kashrus agencies which operated independently from Rav Eliezer Silver’s Va’ad Hoier.


→ No CommentsTags: Cincinnati, OH · Ohio

Rabbi Avroham Shmuel Goldberger

אברהם שמואל ב"ר דוד צבי הלוי

Rav, Congregation Ahavath Jeshurun, New York City

Date of Death: Thu. March 7, 1929 - Adar II 25 5689


Bio Information:
Rav Goldberger who was originally from Hungary came to the United States in 1891.


→ 1 CommentTags: Brooklyn / S.I., NY · New York · Washington Cemetery (Brooklyn)

Rabbi Nachum Olinsky

נחום ב"ר מרדכי

Rav, Congregation Bnai Aaron, Philadelphia

Date of Death: Wed. January 6, 1943 - Teves 29 5703


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Photo Caption: Registration card, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
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Photo Caption: Letter by Rav Nachum Olinsky, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives


→ No CommentsTags: Pennsylvania · Philadelphia, PA

Rabbi Yitzchok Greenblatt

יצחק ב"ר יעקב אלעזר

Rav, Elenville, New York

Date of Death: Thu. April 23, 1953 - Iyar 8 5713


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Photo Caption: Rav Yitzchok Greenblatt, Credit: Chaim Greenblatt, London, England
Bio Information:
Prior to Elenville the Rav served in Washington, DC.
The Rav’s grandson, Rav Ephraim Greenblatt was the longtime Rav of Memphis, Tennessee.


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

Rabbi Levy Yitzchok Kahana

לוי יצחק ב"ר נחמן

Rav, Brooklyn, NY

Date of Death: Sun. October 15, 1950 - Cheshvan 4 5711



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

Rabbi Aaron Yosef Kurtz

אהרן יוסף ב"ר מרדכי דוד

Rav, Congregation Beth H'kneseth Anshei Mieletz

Date of Death: Sat. May 12, 1945 - Iyar 29 5705



→ 1 CommentTags: Mount Carmel Cemetery, NY · New York