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Rabbi Eliezer Paley

אליעזר ב"ר זאב וואלף

Rav, Congregation Agudas Yaakov, Chicago, IL

Date of Death: Thu. September 30, 1982 - Tishrei 13 5743



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Rabbi Eliezer Weisman

אליעזר ב"ר שמעון ליב

Rav, Congregation B'nei Ruven, Chicago, IL

Date of Death: Fri. March 12, 1943 - Adar II 5 5703



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Rabbi Eliyahu Pearlman

אליהו ב"ר אר' צבי

Rav, Congregation Binai Yisroel, Chicago, IL

Date of Death: Thu. August 31, 1967 - Av 25 5727


The Rav’s brother, Rav Yerucham Fischel Perla, was well-known for his commentary on Sefer Ha’mitzvot by Rav Saadiah Gaon. A third brother, Rav Dovid, served in the Bronx.


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Rabbi Eliyahu Trotsky

 Moreh Dasrah, Cong. HaGra Anshei Villna, Chicago, IL d. 23 Cheshvan, 1927 (5688) In addition to being its Moreh Dasrah the Rav was among its founders. Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Waldheim Cemetery 1400 Des Plaines Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130 708-366-4541 […]


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Rabbi Ephraim Epstein

אפרים ב"ר צבי חיים

Rav, Congregation Knesses Yisrael, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Thu. July 14, 1960 - Tammuz 19 5720


Epstein Ephraim
Photo Caption: Rav Ephraim Epstein, Credit: Needed
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Photo Caption: Rav Ephraim Epstein, Credit: Needed
Epstein Efriam Chicago
Photo Caption: Rav Epstein‘s son, Aron Dovid HY”D who was murder during the Chevron / Hebron Massacre of 1929, Credit: Needed

Epstein Moshe Mordechai Chevron
Photo Caption: Rav Epstein‘s brother, Rav Moshe Mordechai Epstein, Rosh Yeshiva Slabodka (Chevron)

Bio Information:
The Rav was born in 1876 and was the brother of the famous Chevron Rosh Yeshiva, Rav Moshe Mordechai. The Rav was ordained by Rav Yaakov Dovid Willowsky (RYDV”Z) of Slutsk and later Boston , Rav Yechiel Michel Epstein the Baal Aruch ha-Shulchan, Rav Yitzchak Yaakov Reines of Lida and many others. The Rav passed away in Chicago where he was interred.


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Rabbi Ephraim Mallach

אפרים ב"ר יעקב

Rav, Chicago, IL

Date of Death: Mon. February 9, 1942 - Shevat 22 5702



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Rabbi Ezriel Epstein

עזריאל ב"ר יהודה ליב

Rav, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Wed. June 29, 1938 - Sivan 30 5998
Rosh Codesh Tammuz



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Rabbi Leib Yitzchok Tarshish

Marbitz Torah, Chicago, IL d. 12 Adar I, 2005 (5765) The Rav was born 1933 and studied at Mir Yeshiva in Brooklyn where he was ordained by Rav Avroham Kalmanowitz. His then study partner Shmuel Birnbaum, would later become the Rosh Yeshiva at that institution.  The Rav also studied at Bais Medrash Govoah in Lakewood and Kollel […]


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Rabbi Matisyau Gordon

מתתיהו ב"ר שמשון

Rav, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Mon. May 1, 1944 - Iyar 18 5704
Lag Baomer


Gordon Chicago Pic
Photo Caption: Rabbi Matisyau Gordon, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History


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Rabbi Meir (Meyer) Berenson

Rav, Chicago, IL d. 5 Shevat, 1945 (5705) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Waldheim Cemetery 1400 Des Plaines Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130 708-366-4575 Location: Need Photo Credit: Jim Craig


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Rabbi Menachem Nachum Feldman

מנחם נחום ב"ר חיים צבי

Chief Rabbi, Omaha, Nebraska

Date of Death: Mon. October 25, 1965 - Tishrei 29 5726



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Rabbi Mordecai Landa

מרדכי ב"ר קלונימוס קלמן הלוי

Rav, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Thu. February 14, 1963 - Shevat 20 5723



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Rabbi Mordechai Rogow

מרדכי ב"ר בנימין

Rosh Yeshiva, Bais Medrash L’Torah, (Hebrew Theological College), Skokie, Illinois

Date of Death: Wed. November 20, 1968 - Cheshvan 29 5729



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Rabbi Mordecai Zevin

מרדכי ב"ר יצחק

Rav, Anshe Libovitz, Chicago, IL

Date of Death: Fri. July 27, 1923 - Av 14 5683



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Rabbi Mordechai Leib Shelinsky

מרדכי ליב ב"ר יחאל שרגא

Rav, Chicago, IL

Date of Death: Fri. April 20, 1928 - Nissan 30 5688
Rosh Chodesh



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Rabbi Moshe Shmuel Lissner

משה שמואל ב"ר מענדל יצחק

Rav, Maywood, IL

Date of Death: Sat. November 30, 1946 - Kislev 7 5707


Maywood, a suburb of western Chicago was the only village outside the city which allowed Jew to own property during the 19 century. Today, Maywood does not have a Jewish presence.


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Rabbi Moshe Zev Kahan

משה זאב ב"ר שאול הכהן

Rav, Tiferes Tzion, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Thu. March 28, 1957 - Adar II 25 5717



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Rabbi Nachman Dov Ettelsohn

נחמן דוב ב"ר ברוך

Rav, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Thu. March 25, 1920 - Nissan 6 5680



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Rabbi Nechemiah Robinson

נחמיה ב"ר יהושע

Rav, Beth Shalom, Chicago, IL

Date of Death: Wed. January 11, 1956 - Teves 27 5716



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Rabbi Nissin Zev Budzinsky

Rav, Chicago, IL d. 4 Cheshvan, 1945 (5706) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Waldheim Cemetery 1400 Des Plaines Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130 708-366-4575 Location: Needed Photo Credit: Jim Craig


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Rabbi Nisson Yablonsky

ניסן ב"ר עזריאל זעליג

Rosh Yeshiva, Bais Medrash l' Torah, Chicago

Date of Death: Sun. February 19, 1928 - Shevat 28 5688


Yablonsky Nissan Pic
Photo Caption: Rav Nisson Yablonsky, Credit: Hebrew Theological College
Yablonsky Nissan Ad
Photo Caption: Advertisement announcing the arrival of Rav Yablonsky to these shores, Credit: 

Bio Information:
Rav Yablonsky  of Stavisky, Poland was born in 1876 and was the first Rosh Yeshiva of Bais Medrash l’ Torah (Hebrew Theological College). An outstanding talmidim of Slabodka, he was accepted as Rav of Slabodka in 1908 and later as Rosh Yeshiva of Slabodka. He was active in rescue of the Yeshiva in the aftermath of World War I. He came to America in 1922 and was immediately recruited by Rabbi Rubenstein to be the Rosh HaYeshiva of Beis HaMidrash L’Torah. He passed away suddenly on the 28th of Shevat 5688 at the age of 52. Some of his shiurim were published posthumously by his talmidim as the sefer נצני ניסן
Source: Hebrew Theological College


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Rabbi Peretz Dissen

Rav, Chicago, IL d. 17 Teves, 1950 (5711) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Waldheim Cemetery 1400 Des Plaines Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130 708-366-4575 Location: NeededPhoto Credit: Jim Craig


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Rabbi Pinchos Turman

פינחס ב"ר משה

Rav, Tiferes Tzion, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Wed. July 9, 1913 - Tammuz 4 5673


Bio Information:
Prior to Chicago, Rav Turman served in Baltimore, Maryland and Trenton, New Jeresy


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Rabbi Shabsi Bresler

שבתי ב״ר מרדכי



Date of Death: Thu. April 29, 1909 - Iyyar 8 5669


Breslep Hebrew Text
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Rabbi Shabsi Rabinowitz

Rav, Chicago, IL d. 21 Elul, 1916 (5676) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Waldheim Cemetery 1400 Des Plaines Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130 708-366-4541 Location: Gate: 13 Click photo to enlarge , a new window will open, click that one as well. […]


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Rabbi Shaul Mendel Silber

שאול מנדל ב"ר יעקב מיכאל

Rav, Congregation Anshe Shalom, Chicago

Date of Death: Sun. September 1, 1946 - Elul 5 5706


Bio Information:
Rav Silber also sever as president at Hebrew Theological College – Bais Hamedrash L’Torah.

Photo Caption: Rabbi Shaul Silber, Credit:  Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives


Credit: Booth Library,Charleston, IL 


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Rabbi Shimon Glass

שמעון ב"ר יום טוב הלוי

Rav, Anshei Emes, Chicago, IL

Date of Death: Thu. June 13, 1912 - Sivan 27 5672



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Rabbi Shlomo Miles

שלומה ב"ר אריה ליב

Rav, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Mon. September 8, 1924 - Elul 8 5684


Milles  Solomon Chicago
Photo Caption: Rav Shlomo Milles, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives


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Rabbi Shlomo Perlstein

שלומה ב"ר שאול יחזקאל

Rav, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Sat. September 23, 1967 - Elul 18 5727



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Rabbi Shlomo Rabinowitz

Moreh Dasrah Adas Ohavay Shalom, Chicago, IL d. 1894 The Rav passed away in Chicago. Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Needed


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Tags: Illinois · Mystery · Pre 1900 · Unknown