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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



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Rabbi Betzalel Kant

בצלאל ב״ר יקותיאל

Rav, Elizabeth, New Jersey

Date of Death: Sun. December 15, 1918 - Teves 12 5679



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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



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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


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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.


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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


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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.


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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



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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



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Rabbi Aaron Stern

אהרן ב"ר מרדכי

Rav, Congregation Bnai David, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Tue. July 21, 1914 - Tammuz 24 5674



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Rabbi Avroham Miller

אברהם ב"ר אהרן יוסף

Rav, Beth Israel Shul, Borough Park, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Wed. January 10, 1940 - Teves 29 5740


Washington Pic
Photo Caption: A delegation of rabboinm in Washington, DC, 1925 (see list below), Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

1. Rav Zalamn Tuvia Golbowsky, Bayone, New Jeresy
2. Rav Tzvi Hirsh Dachowitz, Agudath Achim Anshei Libowitz
3. Rav Menachem Yehuda Guzik, Makover Rav
4. Rav Avroham Aaron Yudelovitch, Eldridge Street Synagogue
5. Rebbe Yitzchok Leifer, Nedvorana Bronx Rebbe
6. Rav Gavriel Zev Margolis, Knesseth HaRabonim
7. Rav Avroham Miller, Cong. Bnai Yisroel of Borough Park
8. Unknown

 Miller Avroham Side
Photo Caption: Side view of the original Sheerith Yisroel building at 841 Southern Boulevard in the Bronx as it stands today. Credit: google maps

Bio Information:
Originally from Kovno, Rav Miller immigrated in the year 1911 under the name Charnofsky. He changed it back to Miller in 1921—at the same time that he assumed the position of Rav of the Beth Israel shul in Borough Park. His career is replete with leading his fellow Jews in numerous communities, in his activism at Agudas Harabanim, and in his Torah greatness.

Miller Community Pioneers
Source: Hamodia, 2016

 

 


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Rabbi Yeshaya Rubin

ישעיהו ב"ר בצלאל זאב

Rav, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Sat. March 15, 1958 - Adar 24 5718



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Rabbi Chaim Dovid Borofsky

חיים דוד ב"ר אברהם אבא

Dean, Talmud Torah of Saint Joseph, Missouri

Date of Death: Fri. July 11, 1930 - Tammuz 15 5690


Borofsky Chaim Dovid
Photo Caption: Rabbi Chaim David Borofsky

Bio Information:
The Rav was born in 1846.


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Rabbi Moshe Reuvain Yoelson

משה ראובן ב"ר מאיר



Date of Death: Sun. December 23, 1945 - Teves 19 5706


Yoelson Moshe
Photo Caption: Rav Moshe Yoelson, Credit: Prints and Photos Division of the Library of Congress
Yoelson Moshe Pic 2
Photo Caption: Rav Moshe Yoelson, Credit: Needed
Yoelson Moshe Kook
Photo Caption: Rav Moshe Yoelson along with Rav Avroham Yitzchok Kook and Rav Gedalia Silverstone (without a hat) longtime rav of Washington DC, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Bio Information:
Rav Yoelson lived in Srednik, Lithuania prior to arriving in New York City before moving to Washington, DC. Among his 5 children Al Joelson was a famous movie star and entertainer. Another son Harry was an entertainer as well.
Note:
It should be noted that Rav Silverstone passed in 1944 on a visit to Israel and was intered on the Mount of Olives.


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Rabbi Moshe Aaron Horwitz

משה אהרן ב"ר שמעון גדליהו

Rav, Washington, DC

Date of Death: Wed. March 27, 1935 - Adar II 22 5695



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Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch Macht

צבי ב״ר ישראל משה

Rav, Bronx, New York

Date of Death: Thu. March 4, 1926 - Adar 18 5686



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Pesach / Passover 1939

Rabbis examine freshly milled flower for Passover

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


Passoever
Photo Caption: Rabbis examine freshly milled flower for Passover, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History
Note: Please help us identify anyone in the picture or the setting.


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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


Weinstein Isaac 4
Credit: Jewish Morning Journal 


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Rabbi Dov Ber Feinstein

דוב בער ב״ר שלמה

Rav, Hartford, Connecticut

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


Feinstein Berel 1
Photo Caption: Rav Dov Ber Feinstein, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
Feinstein Berel 2
Photo Caption: Rav Dov Ber Feinstein, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives


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Rabbi Dov Berish Weinberger

דוב בעריש ב"ר נפתלי צבי

Rav, New York City

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



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Rebbe Tzvi Hirsh Rabinowitz

צבי הירש ב"ר יעקב אהרן

Ostrov Kinsk Rebbe

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


Rabinowitz Tzvi Hirsh NJ Pic 1
Rabinowitz Tzvi Hirsh NJ Pic 2
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


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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



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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


 

Levin Yosef Dov Pic
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


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Rabbi Yehuda Leib Levy

יהודא ליב ב"ר ישראל הלוי

Author, Drushim Livnei Yisroel

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



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Rabbi Moshe Greens

משה ב"ר אברהם איסר

Author, Keren Pnai Moshe

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


Avraham yitzchak and ziemba
Photo Caption: Rabbi Moshe Greenus’s father-in-law Reb Avroham Yitzchok Twersky along with Rav Menachem Ziemba (d.1943), Credit Yitz Twersky
Moshe mordechai Twersk 65
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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