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Rabbi Aaron Gorovitz (Soloveichik)

אהרון ב"ר משה שלמה

Rav, Congrecation Bnai Avroham, Roxbury, MA, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Sat. March 31, 1956 - Sivan 21 5716



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Rabbi Aaron Shuchatowitz

אהרן ב"ר אברהם יצחק

Rav, New Haven, Connecticut

Date of Death: Sun. December 1, 1974 - Kislev 17 5735



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Rabbi Avroham Borvick

Chief Rabbi, Elmira, New York d. 7 Av, 1953 (5713) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Jewish Cemeteries of Baker Street 776 Baker Street West Roxbury, MA 02132 617-928-1926 Location:  Beth El section towards the back


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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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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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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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Rabbi Binyamin Lipschitz

Chief Rabbi of Fall River, Massachusetts d. 25 Nissan, 1989 Rav Lipschitz a member of the Agudath Harabonim served as Chief Rabbi of Fall River and Lynn, Massachusetts for many 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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Rabbi Chaim Nissan Sacks

חיים ניסן ב"ר שמריהו

Rav, Chelsea, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Sat. October 28, 1950 - Cheshvan 17 5711


Sacks Chaim Nissan
Photo Caption:  Rabbi Chaim Nissan Sacks, Credit: Nechunya

Bio Information:
The Rav served the city of Chelsea for close to 25 years.


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Rabbi Chaim Yaakov Silver

Chief Rabbi, Worcester, Massacutssess d. 17 Kislev, 1938 (5699) Rav Silver 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: Worcester Hebrew Cemetery Lamper Hill Road Auburn, MA 01501 Location: Off Stafford Street, take Cemetery Road past Havana […]


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Rabbi Chaim Yosef Selbovitz

Moreh Dasrah Chevra Shas, Chelsea, MA d. 11 Tishrei, 1968 (5729) It is believed that the Rav was ordained by Rav Yosef Rosen the Rogochover Goan (d. 1936). 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 (617-244-6509) Photo […]


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Rabbi Dov Ber Boruchoff

דוב בער ב"ר אבא יעקב הכהן

Rav, Congregation Beth Israel of Malden

Date of Death: Wed. April 5, 1939 - Nissan 16 5699
Pesach



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Rabbi Elchonon Issac Iserovitz (Iserowitz)

Rav, Chelsea, MA d. 3 Iyar, 1944 (5704) 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 (Society: Chai Odom, Section: 1 New, Side: Right, Grave: 1) (617-244-6509) Photo Credit: David Weider, Williamsburg, Brooklyn


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Rabbi Meir Ezriel Rabinowitz (Rabinovitz)

Rav, Chelsea, Massachusetts d. 1 Tammuz, 1929 (5689) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Everett Jewish Cemeteries Chevra Chai Odom Fuller Street Everett, MA 02149 (Section: 1, Side: Right, Grave: 2) (617-244-6509)


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Rabbi Mordecai Yaakov Golinkin

מרדכי יעקב ב"ר ראובן

Rosh Bais Din, Vaad Harobonim of Massachusetts

Date of Death: Wed. December 3, 2014 - Kislev 19 5735


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Photo Caption: Rabbi Mordecai Yaakov Golinkin (C), Credit: Needed

Bio Information: 
Prior to his arrive to the United States Rabbi Mordecai Yaakov Golinkin server various communities in Eastern Europe, among them Ryzhany (a suburb of Zhitomir, Ukraine) and Dokshitz (Belarus). During the 1930’s he was in Danzig and managed to escape as the Nazi’s were closing that city. Upon his arrival to these shores he settled in Worcester, MA where he was soon considered the cities chief rabbi.


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Rabbi Mordechai Klatchko

מרדכי ב"ר צבי הירש

Rav, Altoona, Pennsylvania

Date of Death: Thu. December 22, 1932 - Kislev 23 5693


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Photo Caption: Short bio for Rabbi Mordechai Klatchko, Credit: Needed


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Rabbi Mordechai Tzvi Rosenfeld

מרדכי צבי ב"ר שמחה צבי

Shochet For The Town of Zvhill

Date of Death: Mon. November 16, 1936 - Kiselv 2 5697



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Rabbi Moshe Aryeh Kustanovitz

Rav in Boston, Massachusetts d. 12 Elul, 1949 (5709) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Jewish Cemeteries of Baker Street 776 Baker Street West Roxbury, MA 02132 (Section: Beth El)


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Rabbi Moshe Hofschtein

Baal, Safer Segulas Moshe d. 2 Iyar, 1930 (5690) 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 (617-244-6509)


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Rabbi Moshe Mordecai Yisroel Rivkind

Rav, Dorchester, Massachusetts d. 2 Adar I, 1940 (5700) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Jewish Cemeteries of Baker Street 776 Baker Street West Roxbury, MA 02132 (Section: Beth El)


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Rabbi Shlomo Chaim Seltzer

Rav in Dorchester (Boston), Massachusetts d. 27 Elul, 1943 (5703) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Jewish Cemeteries of Baker Street 776 Baker Street West Roxbury, MA 02132 (Section: Beth El)


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Rabbi Shlomo Dov Sprince

Chief Rabbi, Riga, Latvia d. 15 Iyar, 1929 (5689) The Rav who passed away in his 90s was a moreh dasrah across two continents for over 70 years and wrote many seforim. Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Jewish Cemeteries of Baker Street […]


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Rabbi Shlomo Eliezer Pessin

שלמה אליעזר ב"ר אברהם אהרן

Chief Rabbi, Springfield, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Sat. June 7, 1919 - Sivan 9 5679


Pessin Shlomo Eliezer
Photo Caption: Rabbi Shlomo Eliezer Pessin Credit: Needed

Pessin Shlomo Eliezer II
Photo Caption: Rabbi Shlomo Eliezer Pessin Credit: Needed
Pessin Shlomo Eliezer Plaque
Photo Caption: Yahrzeit plaque hanging in the Orthodox shul in Springfield, MA, Credit: Joshua Fogel

Bio Information:
Rav Shlomo Eliezer father, Rav Avroham Aaron Pessin was Rav of Urechye, Belarus and a first cousin to Rav Chaim Ozer Grodginsky.


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Rabbi Shmuel Binyamin Halperin

Rav, Boston, Massachusetts d. 24 Teves, 1941 (5701) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Jewish Cemeteries of Baker Street 776 Baker Street West Roxbury, MA 02132 (Section: Beth El) Photo Credit: David Weider of Williamsburg


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Rabbi Shmuel Soibelman

Rav, Boston, Massachusetts d. 3 Adar II, 1989 (5749) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Jewish Cemeteries of Baker Street 776 Baker Street West Roxbury, MA 02132 (Section: Beth El, in the back)


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Rabbi Simcha Leib Golshevsky

Rav, Machzeke Torah, Brownsville, NY d. 24 Tishrei, 1937 (5698) Isru Chag Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Woburn Jewish Cemeteries 11 Washington Steet Woburn, MA 01801 Location: Section: Agudath Achim located on C Street, Row: 13 Photo Credit: Mayer Abramowitz, Chachmei New […]


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Rabbi Tzvi Epstein

צבי ב"ר אריה

Rav, Cong Beth Jacob, "Wall Street Synagogue", Boston, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Sat. March 20, 1920 - 1 Nissan 5680
Rosh Codesh


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Photo Caption: Rabbi Tzvi Epstein, Credit: The Jewish Advocate

Bio Information: 

After a number of mergers the shul eventually became known as Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Beth Jacob.


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Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Robinson

Baal Safer Tzohar (Light) d. Rav Robinson lived in Springfield, MA. Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Needed.


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Rabbi Yaakov Gershon Shain

יעקב גרשון ב"ר שמשון

Rav, Congregation Anshi Sfard, Boston, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Fri. April 28, 1950 - Iyar 11 5710



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Rabbi Yaakov Moshe Feinstein

יעקב משה ב"ר דוב בער



Date of Death: Tue. September 27, 1938 - Tishrei 2 5699
Rosh Hashana


Rav Feinstein was a member of the Agudath HaRabonim.


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Rabbi Yaakov Yisroel Zuber

Rav in Boston, MA d. 14 Teves, 1953 (5713) Anyone with information is asked to send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Jewish Cemeteries of Baker Street 776 Baker Street West Roxbury, MA 02132 (Section: Beth El) (Part of a larger stone) Photo Credit: David Weider of Williamsburg


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