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Rabbi Gershon Kean

גרשון ב"ר יהודא צבי

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

Date of Death: Mon. January 1, 1940 - Teves 20 5700



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Rabbi Baruch Akliansky

ברוך ב"ר נח

Dayan (Rabbinic Judge), Shavel, Lithuania

Date of Death: Fri. August 26, 1910 - Av 21 5670


The Chevra Bnei Abraham Samuel Anshei Ashisker was located at 28 Pike Street on the Lower East Side.


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

Rabbi Arrahom Shmuel Rosenberg

אברהם שמואל ב"ר יצחק אהרן

Rav, Ohel Moshe Chevra Thillim Anshei Brooklyn

Date of Death: Wed. February 28, 1912 - Adar 10 5672


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Credit: Jewish Morning Journal, February, 1912 


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Rabbi Aaron Broude

אהרן ב״ר מאיר

Rav, Chevra Adas Jacob Anshe Slabodke

Date of Death: Mon. August 19, 1929 - Av 13 5689



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Rabbi Avroham Shabsi Jaffe

אברהם שבתי ב"ר שמעון פרץ הלוי

Rav, B'nai Shalom of New Haven, CT

Date of Death: Thu. November 28, 1940 - Cheshvan 27 5701


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Photo Caption: From Imrei Shefa, Rav Shimon Peretz Jaffe

Bio Information: 
The Rav’s brother was Rav Shalom Elchanon Jaffe.


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Rabbi Tzvi Hirsh Drexler

צבי הירש ב"ר אברהם

Rav, Agudath Yisroel, Montgomery, Alabama

Date of Death: Sun. August 16, 1942 - Elul 3 5702


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Photo Caption:
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Photo Caption: Google Books

 


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Rabbi Yehuda Michel Zeleznick

יהודה מיכל ב"ר בצלאל

Rav, Deadwood, South Dakota

Date of Death: Sat. March 25, 1933 - Adar 27 5693


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Photo Caption: Rabbi Uda Michele Zeleznick, Credit: Chicago Rabbis 
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Photo Caption: Congregation Ohel Yaakov as it stands today at 1448 S Homan Ave in Chicago, Credit: Google

Bio Information: 
Rav Zeleznick, originally from Kovna was ordained by Rav Yitzchok Elchanon Spector. After just a few short years in Deadwood the Rav moved to Chicago where he ministered at Congregation Ohel Yaakov Anshei Kovna for close to 23 years. Rav Dov Ber Swirsky (d. 1964) served at Ohel Yaakov as well.


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Rabbi Avigdor Schiffer

אביגדור ב"ר יחיאל יהודה

Rav, First Independent Hebrew, Congregation Ahavas Yisroel of Jamaica, Queens

Date of Death: Sat. February 11, 1939 - Shevat 22 5699


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Photo Caption: The First Independent Hebrew, Congregation Ahavas Israel in Jamaica, Queens as it stands today.
Credit: Google
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Photo Caption: The original Aron Kodesh (Holy Ark) as it stands today at Temple Chaverim in Plainview, Long Island. Credit: Lee Weissman


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Rabbi Peretz Weiss

פרץ ב"ר יוסף

Rav, Congregation Bais Yisroel, Perth Amboy, New Jersey

Date of Death: Sat. January 1, 1949 - Kislev 30 5709
Chanukah


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Source: Lev Aryeh Chadosh, p. 312

Bio Information: 
The Rav also server in Astoria, Queens as well as several other Perth Amboy congregations.


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Rabbi Reuvain Yitzchok Levine

ראובן יצחק ב"ר צבי

Rav, Perth Amboy, New Jersey

Date of Death: Tue. January 13, 1925 - Teves 17 5685


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Photo Caption: The Synagogue of Congregation Sharey Tfillah Perth Amboy, NJ, Credit: Wisconsin Historical Society


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Rabbi Tzvi Epstein

צבי ב"ר אריה

Rav, Cong Beth Jacob, "Wall Street Synagogue", Boston, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Sat. March 20, 1920 - 1 Nissan 5680
Rosh Codesh


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Photo Caption: Rabbi Tzvi Epstein, Credit: The Jewish Advocate

Bio Information: 

After a number of mergers the shul eventually became known as Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Beth Jacob.


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Rabbi Abba Michel Kopelowitz

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Wed. November 7, 1906 - Cheshvan 19 5668


Of Note: 
The marked lists the date of passing as Wednesday, the 19th of Cheshvan, 5668, which converts to November 7, 1906. The maker also lists February 7, 1907, which was a Thursday (in Hebrew it corresponds with 23 Shevat, 5667) as the date of passing.


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Rabbi Yisroel Chaim Goldman

ישראל חיים ב"ר יחיאל מיכל

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Sat. November 8, 1958 - Cheshvan 25 5719



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Rabbi Shlomo Zalman Kaplan

שלמה זלמן ב"ר גבריאל פנחס הכהן

Rav, Polisher Shtiebl, Lower East Side, New York City

Date of Death: Sun. May 17, 1959 - Iyar 9 5719



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Rabbi Yisroel Tzodak Steinberg

ישראל צדוק ב"ר שלמה זלמן

Rav, New york City

Date of Death: Thu. December 16, 1926 - Teves 11 5687



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Rabbi Yechezkel Dovid Spangelet

יחזקל דוד ב"ר צבי

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Sat. May 12, 1951 - Iyaar 6 5711



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Rabbi Yosef Chaim Dovid Wolobrinsky

יוסף חיים דוד ב"ר משה צבי

Chief Rabbi, Skeidel

Date of Death: Mon. January 19, 1931 - Shevat 1 5691
Rosh Chodesh



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Rabbi Shraga Leib Brill

שרגא ליב ב"ר צבי

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Wed. February 7, 1951 - Adar I 1 5711
Rosh Chodesh



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Rebbe Shmuel Yehuda Paneth

שמואל יהודה ב"ר יוסף

Grand Rebbe of Dej Miami Beach

Date of Death: Wed. September 9, 2009 - Elul 20 5769



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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.


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

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


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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


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Photo Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
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Photo Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
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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


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Photo Caption: Reverend Ephriam Pessin, Credit: Joshua Fogel
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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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