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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.


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

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



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Rabbi Binyamin Zirinski

בנימין ב"ר אליעזר שמואל

Rav, New York City

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



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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



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

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


→ 3 CommentsTags: New Jersey · Riverside Cemetery - Saddle Brook · Saddle Brook, NJ

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.


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

Rabbi Zev Wolf Vodka

זאב וואלף ב"ר צבי

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Mon. October 13, 1941 - Tishrei 22 5702
Shmini Atzeret



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Rabbi Shmuel Tzvi Rosengarten

שמואל צבי ב"ר אברהם

President, Agudath Anshei Miemod and Bais Vaad LaChachomim, Lower East Side, New York City

Date of Death: Thu. September 21, 1961 - Tishrei 12 5721


Rosengarten Shmuel Tzvi Beth David Letter
Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives


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

Rabbi Menachem Mendel Zager

מנחם מענדל ב"ר שמואל הלוי

Rav, Detroit, Michigan

Date of Death: Wed. September 13, 1939 - Elul 29 5699
Erev Rosh Hashana



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Rabbi Areyh Leib Braverman

ארי' לייב ב"ר יחיאל בראווערמאן

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Sat. July 7, 1928 - Tammuz 19 5688


The Rav was tragically killed in a car accident.


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

Rabbi Yehuda Mordechai Seidel

יהודה מרדכי ב"ר שואל

Rav, Congregation Shearith Israel, New York City

Date of Death: Wed. March 28, 1934 - Nissan 12 5694



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

Rabbi Yosef Sostrin

יוסף ב"ר חיים ליב

Rav, Agudath Achim U'B'nai Abraham, Maywood, Illinois

Date of Death: Fri. August 24, 1934 - Elul 15 5694


Bio Information:
The Rav came to Agudath Achim U’b’nai Abrabham in 1919.


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

Rabbi Alexander Ritter

אלכסנדר ב"ר יוסף

Rav, Vienna, Austria

Date of Death: Fri. July 14, 1939 - Tammuz 29 5699



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