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Rabbi Eliyahu Kapaln

אליהו יוסף ב"ר יעקב פסח הכהן

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. July 20, 1937 - Av 12 5697



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

Rebbe Chaim Kahana

חיים ב"ר נחמן הכהן

Rav, Kedushas Levi Anshei Romania, Newark NJ - Newarker Rebbe

Date of Death: Sun. January 30, 1921 - Shvat 21 5681


Kahana Chaim Shul
Photo Caption: The Congregation Kedushas Levi Anshei Romania building on Prince Street in Newark, NJ as it stands today, Credit: Google Maps

 


→ 1 CommentTags: Grove Street Cemeteries · New Jersey · Newark, NJ

Rabbi Shmuel Aba Magid

שמואל אבא ב"ר ישראל

Rav, Brooklyn, New York

Date of Death: Tue. July 29, 1952 - Av 7 5712


Magid Shmuel Aba bio
Photo Caption: Short bio from Ulay Shem


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

Rabbi Yosef Zelig Zeligs

יוסף זעליג ב"ר מנחם

Rav, Beth Medrash HaGadol of Cincinnati

Date of Death: Mon. August 9, 1920 - Av 25 5680



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Rabbi Shalom Asher Yeshaya Rubin

שלום אשר ישעיהו ב"ר שמואל שמעלקא

Rav, Congregation Avodath Yiroel, Sea Gate, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Tue. August 30, 2011 - Av 30 5771


The Rav’s father was the Sulitzer Rebbe of Far Rockaway.


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

Rabbi Shraga Yerucham Flatow

שרגא ירוחם ב"ר שמואל יצחק הלוי

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Thu. May 5, 1960 - Iyar 8 5720



→ 1 CommentTags: Mt. Zion Cemetery (Maurice Ave) · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Shabsi Bresler

שבתי ב״ר מרדכי



Date of Death: Thu. April 29, 1909 - Iyyar 8 5669


Breslep Hebrew Text
Photo Caption: Marker text


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

Rabbi Shmaya Wiezner

שמעיה ב"ר זאב

Rav, Borough Park, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Wed. May 17, 1961 - Sivan 2 5721



→ No CommentsTags: Beth Israel Cemetery - Woodbridge, NJ · New Jersey

Rabbi Avroham Chaim Rosenbaum

אברהם חיים ב"ר דובער

Baal, Toldos Avraham Chaim

Date of Death: Sun. December 13, 1914 - Kislev 25 5675
Chanukah


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Photo Caption: Rav Avroham Chaim Rosenbaum, Credit: Library Of Agudas Chassidei Chabad – Ohel Yosef Yitzchak Lubavitch
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Photo Caption: Rav Avroham Chaim Rosenbaum, Credit: Library Of Agudas Chassidei Chabad – Ohel Yosef Yitzchak Lubavitch

 

Bio Information:
Rav Rosenbaum, a  talmid  (student) of the Tzemach Tzedek of Lubavitch and a chossid of the Maharash and the Rashab was considered  a tremendous gaon. After his release form jail in Russia for helping Jews evade the army he fled to the United States.  While based in New York he spent some time in  New Haven, CT where his children lived.


→ 1 CommentTags: Mt. Zion Cemetery (Maurice Ave) · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Gedaliah Kaprow

גדליהו ב"ר אברהם הלוי

Rav, Buffalo, New York

Date of Death: Thu. April 12, 1951 - Nissan 6 5711


Bio Information:
The Rav’s father Rav Avroham Kaprow:
http://kevarim.com/rabbi-avroham-kaprow/

 


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Rabbi Eliyahu Masur

אליהו ב"ר מאיר יהודא

Rav, Congregation Bais Yiroel, Perth Amboy, New Jersey

Date of Death: Tue. November 28, 1939 - Kislev 16 5700


Masur Newark Pic
Photo Caption: Rabbi Eliyahu Masur, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives 
Masur Newark Pic 2
Photo Caption: Rabbi Eliyahu Masur prior to his passing, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
Masur Newark 4
Photo Caption: Listing in Apiryon Magazine 


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Rabbi Dover Halperin

דובער ב"ר מרדכי

Rav, Cong. Ansche Sfard Linith Hazedek, Newark, New Jersey

Date of Death: Sun. February 20, 1921 - Adar I 12 5681



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Rabbi Nachum Dov Ben-Horim

נחום דוב ב"ר משה

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Thu. August 27, 1959 - Av 23 5719


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Photo Caption: Rav Nachum Horim, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History
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Photo Caption: Rabbi Nachum Horym fly page, Ctedit:Institute For Judaic Culture and History 
Horim Nachum Dov Woodbridge Registration Card
Photo Caption: Rabbi Nachum Horim registration card, Credit:  Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives


→ No CommentsTags: Beth Israel Cemetery - Woodbridge, NJ · New Jersey

Rabbi Avroham Meir Franklin

אברהם מאיר ב"ר זאב וואלף

Chief Rabbi, Buffalo, New York

Date of Death: Thu. November 3, 1932 - Cheshvan 4 5693



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Rabbi Aaron Dobrzynski

אהרן ב"ר אליהו

Rav, Congregation B'nai Yaakov Bronx, NY

Date of Death: Sun. January 21, 1940 - Shevat 11 5700


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Photo Caption: Rabbi Aaron Dobrzinski, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History
Dobrzynski Aaron Book
Photo Caption: Title page of Pirchai Aaron authored by Rabbi Aaron Dobrzinski and published posthumous. It should be noted that this book was the personal  copy of Rabbi Dr. Leo Jung d. 1987, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History
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Photo Caption: Congregation B’nai Yaakov at 1712 Garfield Street in the Bronx as it stands today. Credit: Google Street View

Bio Information:
The Rav was ordained by Rav Yisroel Yehoshua Trunk d. 1893 of Kutno, Poland


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

Rabbi Yechiel Mechel Fried

יחיאל מיכל ב"ר עזר הכהן

Krasna Rav

Date of Death: Sun. February 28, 1993 - Adar 7 5753



→ No CommentsTags: Beth Moses Cemetery - LI · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Yisroel Chaim Nachfolger

ישראל חיים ב"ר יוסף

Rav, Minneappolis, Minnesota

Date of Death: Thu. December 5, 1957 - Kislev 13 5718


Nachfolger pic
Photo Caption: Rabbbi Yisroel Chaim Nachfolger, Credit: M.N.

Bio Information:
The Rav who was originally from Krystonopol, Poland (Galicia) was very involved with upholding kashrus standard in Minneapolis. In addition, having lost his entire family (children and grandchildren) to the Nazi beasts  he worked tirelessly convincing parents to send their children to the Talmud Torah instead of public school.


→ No CommentsTags: Beth Moses Cemetery - LI · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Yaakov Silber

יעקב ב"ר ברוך נחמן

Rav, Newark, New Jersey

Date of Death: Thu. July 20, 1933 - Tammuz 26 5693



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Rabbi Shraga Feivish Sassower

שרגא פייוויש ב"ר יוסף עזרא הכהן

Rav, Chevra Bnai Yosef Meyer Anshai Spinka, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. March 10, 1936 - Adar 16 5696


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hoto Caption: Rabbi Shraga Feivish Sassower, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
Sassower Shrage Feivish Stamp
Photo Caption: Chevra Bnai Yosef Meyer Anshai Spinka official stamp, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Bio Information:
Chevra Bnai Yosef Meyer Anshai Spinka was located at 84 Pitt Street on the Lower East Side.


→ No CommentsTags: Mt. Hebron (Main Street) Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Avroham Dov Goldenson

אברהם דוב ב"ר מנחם מענדל

Rav, Nusach Hari Shul, St. Louis, Missouri

Date of Death: Sat. February 7, 1931 - Shevat 20 5691


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Photo Caption: Rabbi Abraham Dov Goldenson, Credit: Joseph Goldenson

Bio Information:
The Rav server the Jewish community in South Bend, Indiana before coming to St. Louis.


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Rabbi Dov Ber Kaminetsky

דוב בער ב"ר

Rav, Pittsburgh, PA

Date of Death: Tue. March 10, 2015 -


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Photo Credit: VirtualJudaica.com reference library
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Photo Caption: Rav Shmuel Salant d. 1908, Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem, great-grandfather of the Rav Nosson Nuta Salant. This photograph made for Pearsons Magazine just a few days before the Rav’s passing, is believed to be the only portrait for which the Rav sat. Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History

Bio Information: 
Rav Kaminetsky delivered a moving eulogy for Rav Shmuel Salant in Pittsburgh on 5 Elul, 1909, a few days after his passing.


→ No CommentsTags: Mystery · Pennsylvania · Pittsburgh, PA · Unknown

Rebbe Baruch Tzvi Aryeh Brandwein

ברוך צבי אריה ב"ר יחיאל מיכל

Turka Stretiner Rebbe of New York

Date of Death: Wed. February 27, 1957 - Adar I 27 5717


Brandwein Baruch Tzvi Stamp
Photo Caption: Rebbe Baruch Tzvi Aryeh Brandwein’s official stamp, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
Brandwein Baruch Tzvi pic new
Photo Caption: Rebbe Baruch Tzvi Aryeh Brandwein at a wedding. Also seen in the picture are Rav Moshe Feinstein and the Rebbes of Kopyczynce, Boyane, and Amshinov. Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives


→ No CommentsTags: Beth Israel Cemetery - Woodbridge, NJ · New Jersey · Strelisk

Rabbi Shmuel Binyomin Messer

שמואל בנימין ב״ר ישכר דוב

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Thu. July 19, 1917 - Tammuz 29 5677



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

Manischewitz Matzah Bakery

Jersey City, New Jersey

Date of Death: Thu. April 1, 1943 -


Rabbonim gather to supervise a special run (chabura) of matzoh at Manischewitz Bakery in Jersey City. Please help us identify the rabbonim in the picture.
Manischewitz Matzah Bakery


→ No CommentsTags: General · New Jersey

Rabbi Moshe Kahn

משה ב"ר (אהרן) הכהן

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Thu. May 8, 1924 - 4 Iyar 5684



→ 1 CommentTags: Mt. Zion Cemetery (Maurice Ave) · New York

Rabbi Tzvi Atyeh Pomerantz

צבי אריה ב"ר ישראל חיים

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Sat. April 10, 1943 - Nissan 5 5703



→ 3 CommentsTags: Montefiore Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Yitzchok Hendel

יצחק ב"ר ישראל יוסף הכהן

Chief Rabbi, Anshei Chabad, Montreal, Canada

Date of Death: Fri. March 2, 2007 - Adar 12 5767


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Photo Caption: Rav Yitzchok Hendel, Credit: crownheights.info

Bio Information:
Rav Hendel was born in 1916 in the town of Komarów-Osada, Poland. He joined the Chabad movement while studying in Warsaw. During World War Two, Rabbi Hendel and a number of rabbinical students escaped to Shanghai. After the war, Rabbi Hendel moved to Montreal.
The Rav served as the chief rabbi for Montreal’s Chabad community. His appointment as chief rabbi began soon after his marriage in 1944.  Upon the request of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson Rav Hendel helped establish the Chabad community in Montreal. Aside from leading the Chabad community in Montreal, Rabbi Hendel additionally served as the Av Beis Din (head of the rabbinical court) for Montreal’s Orthodox Jewish community.
Source: wikipedi


→ No CommentsTags: Canada · Montreal, QC

Rabbi Eliyahu Alter Kolnick

אליהו אלתר ב"ר אברהם שמואל

Rav, New Jersey

Date of Death: Wed. July 24, 1946 - Tammuz 25 5706



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Rabbi Moshe Kurland

משה ב"ר אריה

Rav, Chevra Mishnayos, Beth Hamedrash Hagadol of Washington Heights

Date of Death: Wed. November 28, 1951 - Cheshvan 29 5712



→ No CommentsTags: New Jersey

Rabbi Mordechai Garfiel

מרדכי ב"ר צבי

Baal, Yegios Mordechai

Date of Death: Fri. January 3, 1919 - Cheshvan 25 5774



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