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Rabbi Avroham Zalman Kurtz

אברהם זלמן בן

Rabbi, Rochester, New York

Date of Death: Tue. April 28, 2015 - d.1949


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Photo Caption: Rabbi Avroham Zalman Kurtz, Credit: iVelt

Bio Information:
That Rav, a student of the Chafetz Chaim arrived here in 1924 from Bialystok  Poland. Also A student of Yeshivas Knesses Yisrael better known as Slabodk as well, he was ordained by Rav Moshe Mordechai Epstein. On these shores the Rav was an active member of the , Ezras Torah organization.


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Tags: Har HaMenuchos Cemetery Jerusalem · Israel

Rabbi Binyamin Aryeh Gewirtz

בנימין אריה ב"ר חנוך הענאך

Rav, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Death: Thu. May 22, 2003 - Iyar 20 5763



Photo Caption: Rabbi Leonard Benjamin Gewirtz letterhead. Credit: IFJCAH


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Tags: Delaware · Eretz Hachaim Cemetery Beit Shemesh · Israel

Rabbi Noach Garfinkel

נח ב"ר הכהן

Rosh Yeshiva, Rabeinu Chaim Ozer, Bronx, New York

Date of Death: Thu. October 23, 1958 - Cheshvan 9 5719



Credit: Reb Yitzchok Alter
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Credit: Reb Yitzchok Alter

Photo Caption: Rav Chaim Ozer Grodzinski d. 1940 (right) conversing with Rav Shimon Shkop, Credit: N/N

Bio Information:
Located in the East Bronx on Bryant Ave and 177th Street, Yeshiva Rabeinu Chaim Ozer named for the Chief Rabbi of Vilna, Rav Chaim Ozer Grodzinski, existed from about 1945 until approx 1964. Around 1958 it relocated to Arthur Avenue in the West Bronx. While Rav Garfinkel was the Rosh yeshiva (Dean) one Mr. Zaretzky served as executive director. The yeshiva had grade 1-8 and taught in Yiddish.

 

 


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Tags: Israel · Rosh Yeshiva

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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Tags: Eretz Hachaim Cemetery Beit Shemesh · Israel · New Jersey · Newark, NJ