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Rabbi Avroham Abba Rosen

Chief Rabbi of New Haven, CT d. 26 Nissan, 1915 Rav Rosen was a founding member of the Agudath Harabonim. Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Bnai Israel Cemetery 55 Warner Street, Hamden, CT 06514 (Row: 11, Grave: 7) (203-389-2108) (Part of a […]


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Rabbi Avroham Hefterman

Rav, New Haven, CT d. 12 Tammuz, 1981 (5741) Prior to his arrival in New Haven, Rav Hefterman was in Manchester, NH (1926 -1954). The Rav safer (book) Azoi Leben Yidden was published in 1963. Anyone with biographical information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Bikur […]


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Rabbi Avroham Meir Rogoff

Rav in East Haven, CT d. 9 Tishrei, 1948 (5709) Anyone with biographical information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Bikur Cholim Cemetery Brockett Place East Haven , CT 06512


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Tags: Connecticut · New Haven, CT · Unknown

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 Baruch Eisenstadt

Rav in New Rochelle, New York d. 21 Iyar, 1930 Rav Eisenstadt studied at the Yeshiva of Minsk. It is unclear if Rav the attended Rav Shlomo Glovenchitz yeshiva in Minsk, the same yeshiva that Rav Aaron Kotler and Rav Reuven Grozovsky attended. The Rav was a descendant of Rav Meir Eisenstadt (1670-1744) also known […]


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Tags: Connecticut · Greenwich, CT · Unknown

Rabbi Binyamin Anteil

Rav in New Haven, CT d. 6 Av, 1941 (5661) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Vilner Lodge Cemetery Jewell Street New Haven, CT 06515 (Past the blue round Independent Vilner Lodge sign)


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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 Binyamin Shmaryahu Karp

Moreh Dasrah, Chevra Lomday Mishnayos, Hartford, CT d. 4 Tammuz, 1937 (5697) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Chevra Lomday Mishnayos Cemetery Garden Street (and Tower Avenue) Hartford, CT 06120 Location: Needed


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Rabbi Tzemach Hoffenberg

צמח ב"ר פסח

Congregation Ados Yisroel, Hartford, CT

Date of Death: Mon. November 28, 1938 - Kislev 5 5699


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Photo Caption:Rabbi Cemach (Tzemach) Hoffenberg, Credit: Barbara G Rosenkranz 

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Photo Caption:Rabbi Cemach (Tzemach) Hoffenberg,, Credit: Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford
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Photo Caption: Ados Israel Market Street building, Credit: Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford

Bio Information:
Rabbi Cemach (Tzemach) Hoffenberg, a charter member of the Agudath Harabonim authored many seforim, among them Minchas Tzemach and Haichel Tzemach. The Rav, who came to the United States in 1897 first served in Springfield, MA before settling in Hartford in 1899.


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Rabbi Chaim Bick

Chief Rabbi of Lynn, MA d. 11 Av, 1954 (5714) The Rav also served in Lawrence and Malden, MA and New Haven, CT. Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Adas Israel Cemetery Jewell Street New Haven, CT 06515


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Rabbi Chaim Gedalya Shragowitz

Rav of Congregation Ahavath Chesed, New London, CT d. 3 Shevat, 1927 (5627) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Congregation Ahavath Chesed Cemetery Reynolds Road (off Boston Post Road / US-R 1) Waterford, CT 06385 (860) 442-3234 Location: Plot: W-3-356 Photo Credit: David Weider […]


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Tags: Connecticut · New London, CT

Rabbi Chaim Kotler

Rav in Bridgeport, CT d. 29 Adar, 1931 (5691) Rosh Chodesh Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Adas Israel Cemetery 1392 Black Rock Turnpike Fairfield CT, 06825


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Rabbi Gershon Grossman

Rav in New Haven, CT d. 13 Teves, 1945 (5705) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Bnai Israel Cemetery 55 Warner Street, Hamden, CT 06514 (Behind Rav Abba Rosen) (203-389-2108)


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Rabbi Kalman Rosenbaum

Chief Rabbi of Hartford, CT d. 22 Tammuz, 1936 (5696) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Chevra Lomday Mishnayos Cemetery Garden Street (and Tower Avenue) Hartford, CT 06120


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Rabbi Mordechai Aryeh Schwartz

Rav in Westchester, NY (or Connecticut) d. 6 Shevat, 1931 (5691) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Riversville Hebrew Cemetery Memory Lane Greenwich, CT 06831 (914) 939-1004 The road leading up to the cemetery is very steep. Photo Credit: David Weider of Williamsburg


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Rabbi Mordechai Leibowitz

מרדכי ב"ר נתנאל

Rav, Hamden, CT

Date of Death: Sat. August 27, 1932 - Av 25 5692



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Rabbi Mordechai Liebowitz

Rav in New Haven, CT d. 25 Av, 1932 (5692) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Bnai Israel Cemetery 55 Warner Street Hamden, CT 06514 (203-389-2108)


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Rabbi Moshe Yehoshua Shragowitz

Moreh Dasrah Congregation Tiferes Yisroel, Greenwich, CT d. 24 Elul, 1976 (5736) Sadly after the Rav’s passing with time the congregation become Conservative. Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Riversville Hebrew Cemetery Memory Lane Greenwich, CT 06831 (914) 939-1004 The road leading up […]


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Rabbi Noach Leib Alpert

Rav in East Haven, CT d. 15 Cheshvan, 1909 (5670) Anyone with biographical information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Bikur Cholim Cemetery Brockett Place East Haven , CT 06512 (Second row on the right)


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Rabbi Noach Menachem Mendel b. Zussman Stamm

Rav, Norwich, CT d. 18 Nissaan, 1937 (5697) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Needed


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Rabbi Noach Zev Weinberg

Rav in Hartford, CT d. 20 Sivan, 1961 Anyone with information is asked to send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Adas Israel Cemetery Garden Street (and Tower Avenue) Hartford, CT 06120 (Front row to the right of the entrance) (Part of a larger stone)


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Rabbi Pinchos Michael Baggish

Rav in Hartford, CT d. 8 Teves, 1931 (5692) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Beis Medresh Hagadol Cemetery 200 F D Oates Avenue (Mahl Avenue) Hartford CT 06120


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Rabbi Shmuel Streen

Rav in Hartford, CT d. 11 Adar, 1939 (5699) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Chevra Lomday Mishnayos Cemetery Garden Street (and Tower Avenue) Hartford, CT 06120 (Part of a larger stone)


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Rabbi Shmuel Yaakov Mowshowitz

Chief Rabbi Hartford, CT d. 14 Iyar, 1966 The Rav, who studied in Slabodka was the son in law of the baal Damesek Eliezer, Rav Eliezer Nitsberg. Anyone with information is asked to send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Adas Israel Cemetery Garden Street (and Tower Avenue) Hartford, CT 06120 […]


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Rabbi Shmuel Zimel Lynn (Lynonosky)

Moreh Dasrah Congregation Ahavath Chesed, New London, CT d. 24 Cheshvan, 1957 Rav Lynn came to the United States in 1902 and settled in Westerly, RI before moving to New London, CT. The Rav passed away at the age of 95. Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for […]


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Rabbi Tzadok Bailey

Moreh Dasrah Sheves Achim Bnei Yaakov d. 8 Shevat, 1901 (5661) The Rav served the communities of New Haven and East Haven for many years. Anyone with biographical information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Bikur Cholim Cemetery Brockett Place East Haven , CT 06512 (First […]


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Rabbi Yehuda Heschel Levenberg

יהודה העשל ב"ר צבי הלוי

Rosh Yeshiva, Orthodox Rabbinical Seminary, New Haven, Connecticut

Date of Death: Sat. January 15, 1938 - Shevat 13 5698


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Photo Caption: Rav Yehuda Heschel Levenberg in New Haven, Credit: Virtualjudaica.com reference library
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Photo caption: The last know picture of Rav Yehuda Heschel Levenberg
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Photo Caption: Advertisement announcing Rav Yehuda Heschel Levenberg visit to Jersey City, Credit: The Jewish Morning Journal, May 13, 1917

Bio Information: 
Rav Yehuda Heschel Levenberg first position in the United States was the Chief Rabbi of Jersey City.


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Rabbi Yeshaya Dovid Jurman

Chief Rabbi of Waterbury, CT d. 1 Addar II, 1927 Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Jewish Cemeteries of Waterbury Brass City Cemetery Stillson Road (between Rana Lane and Frost Road) Waterbury, CT 06705 203-910-2632 (Section: 4, Row: 16, Plot: 2)


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Rabbi Yisroel Tuber

R”M, Orthodox Rabbinical Seminary, New Haven, CT d. 4 Tammuz, 1928 (5688) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Congregation Beth Israel, Vilner Lodge Cemetery Jewell Street New Haven, CT 06515 (Along the main path) Photo Credit: Werner Hirsch, New Haven, CT


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Rabbi Yitzchok Moshe Rubin

יצחק משה ב"ר יהושע ברוך הכהן

Rav, Ansonia, Connecticut

Date of Death: Wed. August 19, 1959 - Av 14 5719



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