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Rabbi Avroham Dov Dobsevage

אברהם דוב בן

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Mon. January 15, 1900 - Shevat 15 5660
Tu Bishvat



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Tags: Needs Repair · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Union Field Cemetery - Queens

Rabbi Avroham Eliezer Alperstein

אברהם אליעזר ב"ר ישעיה

Rosh Yeshiva, Rabbeinu Yitzchok Elchonon (RIETS)

Date of Death: Mon. January 29, 1917 - Shevat 5 5677


Bio Information: 
Rav Alperstein was a founding member of the Agudath HaRabonim. His commentary on Talmud Yerushalmi Masechet Bikkuri, was the first safer (book) on Talmud Yerushalmi to be published in the United States.

Credit: Picture and short bio of Rav Moshe Zevulun Margolies, Credit: Yeshiva University


Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture & History (IFJCAH)

Photo Caption: Delegation of Rabbonim To Washington, DC c.1912, Credit: Needed
Those in the photo are:
1. Unknown child
2. Rav Yitschok Siegel, Bayonne, NJ
3. Rev Glushok, Washington, DC
4. Rav Avroham Alperstein, New York City
5. Rav Gedaliah Silverstone, Washington, DC
6. Rav Dovid Ginsburg, Wilkes-Barre, PA
7. Rav Eliezer Silver, Harrisburg, PA
8. Rav Yaakov Redelheim, New York City
9. Unknown child


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Tags: Mount Judah Cemetery - Queens · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Rosh Yeshiva

Rabbi Avroham Halevi Rose

Rav, Chelsea, MA d. 9 Elul, 1963 (5723) Anyone with information is asked to send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Everett Jewish Cemeteries Fuller Street Everett, MA 02149 (Location: Chevra Tehilim Section) (617-244-6509) Photo Credit: David Weider, Williamsburg, Brooklyn


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Tags: Boston, MA · Everett Jewish Cemeteries - Boston · Massachusetts · Unknown

Rabbi Avroham Jungreis

Chief Rabbi of Szeged, Hungary d. 1 Teves, 1991 Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Beth David Cemetery 300 Elmont Road Elmont, NY 11003 (Congregation Beth Medrash HaGadol of East New York section)


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Tags: Beth David Cemetery - Long Island · Chief Rabbi · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Avroham Kaplan

Rav, Brownsville, Brooklyn d. 12 Elul, 1924 (5684) Anyone with biographical information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Mount Lebanon Cemetery 7800 Myrtle Avenue Glendale, NY 11385 Location: Block: F, Section: 6, along the main path near Herzel Avenue Photo Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY


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Tags: Mount Lebanon Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Unknown

Rabbi Avroham Lehrman

Moreh Dasrah Congregation Tifereth Yisroel d. 2 Av, 1945 (5705) In October 1943, Rav Lehrman participated in the historic March on Washington in which over 400 mostly Orthodox rabbis marched through the streets of Washington demanding that the Roosevelt administration help save the Jews of Europe. Anyone with information is asked to please send it […]


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Tags: Mount Judah Cemetery - Queens · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Unknown

Rabbi Avroham Lipschitz

Chief Rabbi of Fall River, Massachusetts d. 17 Iyar, 1943 Rav Lipschitz a member of the Agudath Harabonim served as Chief Rabbi in Fall River for close to 40 years. Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Notre Dame Cemetery (Stafford Road Cemetery Section) […]


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Tags: Chief Rabbi · Fall River, MA · Massachusetts

Rabbi Avroham Meir Franklin

אברהם מאיר ב"ר זאב וואלף

Chief Rabbi, Buffalo, New York

Date of Death: Thu. November 3, 1932 - Cheshvan 4 5693



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Tags: Buffalo, NY · Chief Rabbi · General · New York · Upstate New York

Rabbi Avroham Meir Israel

Chief Rabbi, Hunyad, Romania d. 3 Iyar, 1994 (5754) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Beth Moses Cemetery Wellwood Avenue Farmingdale, NY 11735 (Alongside the Krasner ohel)


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Tags: Beth Moses Cemetery - LI · Chief Rabbi · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

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 Meir Walerstein

Rav in Toronto, Canada d. 11 Sivan, 1941 (5701) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Roselawn Avenue Cemetery 619 Roselawn Avenue Toronto ON, Canada (To the left of the Krakover Toronto Rebbe’s ohel)


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Tags: Canada · Toronto, ON · Unknown

Rabbi Avroham Moshe Shershevsky

אברהם משה ב"ר חיים שמואל

Chief Rabbi, Portland, Maine

Date of Death: Thu. June 2, 1927 - Sivan 2 5687


Bio Information: 
Rav Avroham Moshe Shershevsky authored Nachal Avroham which includes a collection of droshos (sermons) he deliverer in Portland. In 1898, Rav Shershevsky moved to Boston, MA where he remained until in passing.


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Tags: Chief Rabbi · Massachusetts · Woburn Jewish Cemeteries

Rabbi Avroham Shapiro

Chief Rabbi New Brunswick, NJ d. 20 Cheshvan, 1933 (5694) Anyone with biographical information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Lodi, NJ


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Tags: Chief Rabbi · New Jersey · Unknown

Rabbi Avroham Shaul Chaim Levine

Congregation Tzemach Tzedek Nusach Ari d. 23 Kislev, 1939 (56999) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Mount Judah Cemetery Section Two 81-14 Cypress Avenue Ridgewood, NY 11385 (Section: 2, Block: 9, Society: Zem Zed Nus Hoari, along the road on the right side)


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Tags: Mount Judah Cemetery - Queens · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Unknown

Rabbi Avroham Shlomo Fisholes

Moreh Dasrah Chasam Sopher Shul (Clinton Street) d. 27 Av, 2006 Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Beth David Cemetery 300 Elmont Road Elmont, NY 11003 (Bethel Avenue between Lincoln and Washington Avenue, left side, towards the back of the section)


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Tags: Beth David Cemetery - Long Island · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Unknown

Rabbi Avroham Yaakov Gershon Lesser

Chief Rabbi of Cincinnati, OH d. 10 Tishrei, 1924 (Yom Kippur) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Schachnus (Beth Tefyla # 6) Cemetery Jewish Cemeteries of Greater Cincinnati Association 1711 Sunset Avenue Cincinnati, Ohio 45238 (513) 961-0178 (Surrounded by a large white stone […]


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Tags: Chief Rabbi · Cincinnati, OH · Ohio

Rabbi Avroham Yaakov Koplowitz

Moreh Dasrah, Bais Medrash HaGadol of Brownsville d. 10 Elul, 1958 (5718) Rav Koplowitz worked endlessly to help improve the standards of kashrus (ritual slaughter) in the United States. Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Mount Carmel Cemetery Section One 83-45 Cypress Hills […]


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Tags: Mount Carmel Cemetery, NY · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Unknown

Rabbi Avroham Yaakov Pam

Rosh Yeshiva Mesivta Torah Vodath d. 28 Av, 2001 (5761) Full bio to be posted. Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Mount Judah Cemetery Section Two 81-14 Cypress Avenue Ridgewood, NY 11385 (Corner of Emanuel and Washington Avenue)


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Tags: Mount Judah Cemetery - Queens · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Rosh Yeshiva

Rabbi Avroham Yehuda Libin

Shklover Illui d. 13 Sivan, 1934 (5693) The Rav who was involved with Yeshivas Tiferes Jerusalem (MTJ) was a student in the famed Volozhiner Yeshiva. Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Mount Judah Cemetery Section One 81-14 Cypress Avenue Ridgewood, NY 11385 (Location: […]


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Tags: Mount Judah Cemetery - Queens · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Unknown

Rabbi Avroham Yisroel Keys

Rav, Mikveh Israel. Philadelphia, PA d. 20 Cheshvan, 1828 (5589) Anyone with biographical information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Spruce Street Cemetery 823 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 E: archive@mikvehisrael.org T: 215-922-5446 Note: There are regular scheduled tours of the cemetery, call the Mikveh Israel […]


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Tags: Pennsylvania · Philadelphia, PA · Pre 1900

Rabbi Avroham Yisroel Shechter

Moreh Dasrah Congregation Bnai Yaakov Providence, R.I. d. 18 Elul, 1936 (5696) Rav Schechter was the Chief Rabbi of Houston, Texas prior to arrival in Providence. Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Lincoln Park Cemetery Chesed Shel Emes Association 1469 Post Road Warwick, […]


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Tags: Chief Rabbi · Lincoln Park Cemetery · Providence, RI · Rhode Island

Rabbi Avroham Yitzchok Alcalay (Alkali)

Chief Rabbi of Yugoslavia d. 29 Kislev, 1978 The Rav was appointed to the Yugoslavian Senate by King Alexander of Yugoslavia. Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Beth David Cemetery 300 Elmont Road Elmont, NY 11003


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Tags: Beth David Cemetery - Long Island · Chief Rabbi · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Avroham Yitzchok Cardon

Moreh Dasrah Shaare Torah Anshe Maariv, Chicago, IL d. 2 Nissan, 1945 (5705) The Rav was a member of the Agudath Harabonim and Vaad Harabonim of Chicago. Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Waldheim Cemetery Company 1400 Des Plaines Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130 […]


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Tags: Chicago, IL · Illinois · Unknown · Waldheim Cemetery - Chicago

Rabbi Avroham Yitzchok Yekelchick

Rav, New York City d. 7 Nissan, 1940 (5700) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Old Montefiore Cemetery 121-83 Springfield Boulevard St. Albans (Queens), NY 11412 (Location: Needed)


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Tags: Montefiore Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Unknown

Rabbi Avroham Yosef Ash

Founder of the Bais Hamedrash HaGadol of Norfolk Street d. 25 Iyar, 1887 Rav Ash was from the first European style Rabbanim to organize and lead a congregation in New York City. Eventually his fame and authority spread across the country. No orthodox congregation in the United States would accept a shoichet (ritual slaughterer) without […]


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Tags: New York · Pre 1900 · Queens / L.I., NY · Union Field Cemetery - Queens

Rabbi Avroham Yosef Rice

אברהם יוסף ב"ר מאיר שבק חיים

Rav, Congregation Nidchei Israel, Baltimore, Maryland

Date of Death: Tue. October 28, 1862 - Cheshvan 5 5623


Rabbi Abraham Rice

Rice

Photo Credit: From the Virtual Judaica reference collection library 

Rav Rice was the fist known ordained Rav to serve as Moreh Dasrah of a congregation in this country. Rav Rice was a talmid (student) of Rav Avroham Bing the Chief Rabbi of Wurzburg and subsequently of Rav Wolf Hamburger of Fuerth. As the first ordained Rav in the United States, Rav Rice decided the halachic Hebrew spelling for many of the cities across the country.


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Tags: Baltimore, MD · Maryland · Pre 1900

Rabbi Avroham Yosef Shiff

Rav in New York City d. 27 Kislev, 1912 Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Mount Zion Cemetery 59-63 54th Avenue (Off Maurice Avenue) Maspeth, NY 11378 (Left Section) Part of a larger stone.


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Tags: Mt. Zion Cemetery (Maurice Ave) · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Unknown

Rabbi Avroham Zev Pakshiva

Rav of Union City, NJ d. 27 Tishrei, 1945 (5705) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Beth David Cemetery 300 Elmont Road Elmont, NY 11003 (Section: A1, Society: Congregation Linath Hatzedek, First part of Emanuel Avenue)


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Tags: Beth David Cemetery - Long Island · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Unknown

Rabbi Baruch Eisenman (Eisman)

Rav, New York City d. 13 Kislev, 1931 (5692) Anyone with information is asked to send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Mount Lebanon Cemetery 7800 Myrtle Avenue Glendale, NY 11385 Location: Block: A, Section: 4, Society: Ohab Zedek, along Machpela Avenue Photo Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY


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Tags: Mount Lebanon Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Unknown

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