חנוך זונדיל ב"ר שלום הלויRav, Adas Yisroel U'Mishnayos, Newark, New Jersey
Date of Death: Tue. August 16, 1949 -
Av 21 5709
אלטר חיים צדוק ב"ר אליהוRav, Congregation Anshe Romania, Newark, New Jersey
Date of Death: Mon. March 29, 1920 -
Nissan 10 5680
משה ב"ר אברהם אבאRav, East New York, Brooklyn
Date of Death: Mon. July 27, 1936 -
Av 8 5696
צבי ב"ר מאירHebrew Teacher, Rav Pesach Rosenthal Talmud Torah
Date of Death: Sun. September 23, 1883 -
Elul 21 5643
Rabbi Silverblatt taught at the Talmud Torah founded by Rabbi Peasach Rosenthal. It is believed to be the very first Talmud Torah established on these shores.
שמואל אביגדור ב"ר צביRav, United Hebrew Congregation, Newport, Kentucky
Date of Death: Sat. February 5, 1949 -
Shevat 6 5709
After arriving on these shores in 1887 from Russia, Rav Levinson served as the founding rabbi of both at United Hebrew Congregation in Newport and later in Temple Israel in Covington, Kentucky. Both had relatively small Jewish communities.
Photo Caption: United Hebrew Congregation, Newport, Kentucky c. 1905, Credit: American Jewish Archives
Photo Caption: Temple Israel’s first building (Covington, Kentucky), Credit: American Jewish Archives
מרדכי ב"ר אלכסנדרRav, Suffern, New York
Date of Death: Sun. November 4, 1934 -
Cheshvan 26 5695 
The Rav also served in Spring Valley, New York.
קלמן אפרים ב"ר יעקב אריהRav, Congregation Agudas Achim, Columbus, Ohio
Date of Death: Wed. April 13, 1921 -
Nissan 5 5681
Rav London was the founding rabbi at Congregation Agudas Achim, Columbus, Ohio where he served from 1881-1894 before relocating to New York City. The famous Schottenstein family were relatives of Rav London which is what brought them to settle in Columbus.
משה חיים ב"ר צביRav, Congregation Chevra Thillum, New Orleans, Louisiana
Date of Death: Sat. January 6, 1940 -
Teves 25 5700
יצחק מאיר ב"ר אברהם אבא הלויRav, New Orleans Louisiana
Date of Death: Wed. June 24, 1959 -
Sivan 18 5719
יצחק זאב ב"ר מנחם יעקבCongregation Zichron Ephraim, New York City
Date of Death: Tue. April 9, 1907 -
Nissan 26 5667
Rav Wolfsohn served as Shaliach Tzibbur (cantor) at Congregation Zichron Ephraim in New York City.
ר' דוד יצחק ב"ר אריPreacher, Congregation Shaaray Torah, New York City
Date of Death: Thu. September 16, 1886 -
Elul 16 5646
דוב אריה ב"ר חיים יהודהRav, Newport, Kentucky
Date of Death: Tue. April 20, 1920 -
Iyyar 2 5680
Originated from Kovlo, Russia, Rav Raphaelson immigrated to the United State in 1890 and served in the following cities… Memphis, Tennessee – 1893, Toledo, Ohio – 1896-1900, Cincinnati, Ohio – 1902-1903, Denver, Colorado – 1905, Columbus, Ohio – 1908-1910, Detroit, Michigan 1915, and Newport, Kentucky 1920.
יעקב ב"ר אברהם ישכר בערChief Rabbi, Ashkenazi Jewish Community of Mexico.
Date of Death: Thu. March 30, 1967 -
Adar II 18 5727
Photo Caption: Rabbi Yaakov Avigdor, Credit: N/N
Photo Caption: Rabbi Yaakov Avigdor, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
Photo Caption: The Rav along with Rebbe Aharon Rokeach of Belz d. 1957, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
שמואל דוד ב"ר צביRav, Khal Adas Neshveis, Lower East Side
Date of Death: Sat. December 12, 1914 -
Teves 14 5674
While the town of Nesvizh is currently located in Belarus at one point it was part of Poland. Once considered a great center of Torah Jewry, among its many rabbonim was Rav Yitzchok Elchanon Spector (d. 1896).
Photo Caption: Rav Yitzchok Elchanon Spector, Kovno Rav, Credit: N/N
Photo Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
Photo Caption: Message placed in the Morgan Journal by Rav Yaakov Eskolsky of the Degel HaRabonim mourning the passing of Rav Feinberg, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
יעקב משה ב"ר אברהם יצחקRav, Brooklyn, New York
Date of Death: Sat. October 7, 1961 -
Tishrei 27 5722
Photo Caption: The Rav among the over 400 Rabbanim and Admorim who on Erev Yom Kippur, 1943 marched on Washington, DC demanding that the Roosevelt administration help save the Jews of Europe. Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
ישראל משה ב"ר שמואלRav, Congregation Sheriff Street, New York City
Date of Death: Tue. July 30, 1946 -
Av 2 5706
ישראל ב"ר יעקב ליבRav, Congregation Agudas Achim Ansche Bobruisk, Brownsville, Brooklyn
Date of Death: Tue. May 27, 1975 -
Sivan 17 5735
Rav Jacobson was among the first Chasidei Chabad to arrive on these shores and was very instrumental in establishing and rebuilding the movement in North America. The Rav relocated from Russia with the permission of the of the Frierdiker Rebbe.
Photo Caption: Rav Yisroel Jacobson, Credit: ChabadPedia
Photo Caption: Rav Yisroel Jacobson, Credit: Rabbi Herchel Tzeig
Photo Caption: Congregation Agudas Achim Ansche Bobruisk as it stands today on 729 Saratoga Avenue, Credit: Google
Photo Caption: Rabbi Aaron Lazer Zeitlin (Rabbi Jacobson’s brother-in-law) d. 1938. Rabbi Zeitlin died in a Russian prison camp for the “crime” of spreading Judaism. Credit: ChabadPedia
Photo Caption: Rebbe Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, Lubavitcher Rebbe d. 1950, soon after his arrival to the United States, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)
אליהו ב"ר שמעון אהרןRav, Congregation Temach Tedek, Borough Park, Brooklyn
Date of Death: Tue. December 21, 1976 -
Kislev 29 5737
Photo Caption: Rav Eliyahu Simpson, Credit: Chabad Wiki
Photo Caption: Rav Eliyahu Simpson, Credit: Rabbi Shneur Zalman Berger
Rav Simpson learned in Tomchei Temimim in Lubavitch ( Lyubavichi), Russia for 15 years and was among the prominent “chozrim” of the Rebbe Rashab (d. 1920). The Rav was among the first Chabad chassidim to arrive on these shores and served at Congregation Tzemach Tzedek in Brooklyn for over 50 years.
When the Rebbe Rayatz (d. 1950) arrived in the United States at the end of 1929 he stayed at the home of Rav Simpson. In the video of “America is not Different” produced by JEM, the Previous Rebbe is seen standing on the porch of Rabbi Simpson’s house in Borough Park addressing the large crowd who came to greet him. The Rav would go on to serve as the Rebbe’s gabi (personal assistant).
Credit: shturem.org, from the writings of Rabbi Shneur Zalman Berger
ישכר דוב בער ב"ר משה אהרןRav, New York City
Date of Death: Wed. December 2, 1925 -
Kislev 15 5686
אברהם צבי ב"ר חייםRav, Congregation Binai Eliezer
Date of Death: Sat. October 14, 1916 -
Tishrei 17 5677
Chol Hamoed Sukkos
אליעזר משה ב"ר שמואלRav, B’nai Israel, Englewood, Chicago
Date of Death: Sun. January 18, 2004 -
Teves 24 5764
משה נחמן ב"ר מרדכי אליעזר הלויRav, Talmud Torah Rabbi Yisroel Salanter, Harlem
Date of Death: Fri. November 17, 1972 -
Kislev 11 5733
The Rav served a number of congregations in the Bronx as well.
ישראל ב"ר אליהוRav, New York City
Date of Death: Mon. November 28, 1898 -
Kislev 14 5659
יאיר ב"ר שימחהRav, New York City
Date of Death: Fri. May 31, 1935 -
Iyyar 28 5695
The Rav who was originally from Labin, Volyn [Ukraine] was a member of the Degel HaRabonim.
משה אברהם ב"ר חיים דובRav, Hrytsiv, Ukraine
Date of Death: Fri. February 22, 1924 -
Adar I 22 5684
Photo Caption: The marker of Rebbe Yaakov Yosef Yehuda of Labin, d. 1848. The Rebbe was buried along side Rebbe Chaim Tirer of Chernovitz, (author Bei’er Mayim Chaim and Sidduro shel Shabbos) d. 1813, in a cave at the old Jewish cemetery in Tzfat. Credit: Menachem Engel, Tzfat, Israel
Photo Caption: Rav Moshe Weinberger of Aish Kodesh, Woodmere, NY at the tzion of Rebbe Levi Yitzchok of Berditchev, June, 2015, Credit: Reb Dov Elias, Kew Gardens Hills, NY
גרשון ב"ר דודRav, Białystok, Poland
Date of Death: Thu. May 24, 1923 -
Sivan 9 5683
The Rav, who lived in the Bronx arrived on these shores December 9th, 1920 on the Oscar II (“Peace Ship”) via Copenhagen.
אהרן בן ציון ב"ר יוסף משהRav, Indianapolis, Indiana
Date of Death: Mon. May 5, 1879 -
Iyar 12 5639
A SPECIAL THANKS TO THE MEMBERS OF MORESHES CHACHMEI AMERICA, MR. ASHLEY DWORSKY, & RABBI JOSEPH SCHANOWITZ OF CHICAGO FOR THEIR COUNTLESS HOURS OF RESEARCH IN THE ONGOING SEARCH TO LOCATE RAV AARONSOHN’S KEVER.
The Rav, who was born in Salant (Salantai), Lithuania was the oldest son of Rav Moshe Yosef Aaronsohn better known as the East Broadway Maggid. Rav Benson was very instrumental in the publishing and distribution of his father’s seforim (books).
שלום זאב ב"ר יחזקאל יצחקRav, New York City
Date of Death: Tue. July 26, 1921 -
Photo Caption: Rav Shalom Wolf Gross
ישראל יוסף ב"ר אלטר אליעזרChief Rabbi, Riglitz
Date of Death: Fri. August 9, 1968 -
Av 15 5728
משה ב"ר נתן נתעRav, Chevrah Shomrim Laboker, Bronx, New York
Date of Death: Mon. July 21, 1941 -
Tammuz 26 5701