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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 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 Chaim Nissan Sacks

חיים ניסן ב"ר שמריהו

Rav, Chelsea, Massachusetts

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


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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 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 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 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 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 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 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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Rabbi Yehuda Yehoshua Falk Israelite

Chief Rabbi of Chelsea, MA d. 24 Iyar, 1938 Rav Israelite, a founding member of the Agudath Harabonim was a Rav in Chelsea for over 40 years. 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 (Chevra Chai Odom, […]


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Rabbi Yeshaya Marcus

Rav in Boston, MA d. 14 Sivan, 1933 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, Last row) Photo Credit: David Weider of Williamsburg


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Rabbi Yisroel Avroham Abba Krieger

ישראל אברהם אבא ב"ר חיים זאב

Rav, Boston, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Thu. January 8, 1931 - Teves 19 5691


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Photo Caption: Rabbi Yisroel Avorham Abba Krieger, Credit: Michael Harel

Bio Information: 
The Rav Was born in Shpeishuk, a small village near Kovno, Lithuania where His father Rav Chaim Zev server as Rav. At the young age of 8, the Rav was sent to the yeshiva in Eishishok to study. His After bar mitzvah he Traveled to Jerusalem where he Entered the study hall of Rav Yehoshua Leib Diskin, Diligently studying for five years. In 1890 he returned to Europe and settled in Dvinsk where he became a disciple of Rev Meir Simcha HaKohen. Two years Later Around Was he appointed the Rav of Kosherdari and soon after Frankfurt am Main. Due to His Lack of success n Germany he Traveled to American and Settled in Boston, Massachusetts where he Was appointed as Rav and a authoritative member of the Agudath Harabonim.

Among His writings are China Dchaye (Pietrokov, 1908), Lirtzonchem Tizbechuhu (Pietrokov, 1908), Olah Lyafeh (Pietrokov, 1911), and posthumously Taanugei Yisroel, 2 Vol. (Brooklyn, 1981), Kedushas Bas Yisroel, (Brooklyn, 1982), and Yad Yisroel (Brooklyn, 1985). Addition the Rav In Was a regular contributor to the Hapardes Rabbinical Piratical.
Source: Orthodox Judaism in America, Moshe D. Sherman


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Rabbi Yisroel Moshe Iserowitz (Iserovitz)

Rav, Chelsea, MA d. 12 Tishrei, 1979 (5740) 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: Chevra Chai Odom) (617-244-6509) Photo Credit: David Weider, Williamsburg, Brooklyn


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Rabbi Yisroel Yaakov Kaufman

Rav, Boston, Massachusetts d. 22 Nissan, 1982 (5742) Shevii Shel Pesach 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: Chevra Chai Odom) (617-244-6509)


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Rabbi Yitzchok Eliezer Benkovitz

Moreh Dasrah Congregation Tzemach Tzedek, Chelsea, MA d. 11 Iyar, 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) (617-244-6509) Photo Credit: David Weider, Williamsburg, Brooklyn


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Rabbi Yitzchok Finfer

Rav, Woburn, Massachusetts d. 27 Sivan, 1934 (5694) The Rav who was from Kuvno, Lithuuania was a descendant of the Vilna Gaon’s sister. 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: Shomrei Shabos Cemetery of […]


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Rabbi Yitzchok Hochman

President of the Vaad Harabonim of Boston d. 15 Nissan, 1966 The Rav served the communities of Chelsea and Sharon, Massachusetts for over forty years. 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: […]


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Rabbi Yitzchok Isaac Savitzky

Baal Ateres Yitzchak d. 11 Tammuz, 1952 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, last row)


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Rabbi Yitzchok Yaakov Levin

Rosh Av Bais Din (Chief Judge) of Boston, MA d. 7 Kislev, 1963 The Rav also served as Moreh Dasrah of the Bais Medrash HaGadol of Boston. 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, […]


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Rabbi Yosef Dov Soloveitchik

יוסף דוב ב"ר משה הלוי

Rosh Yeshiva, Rabbeinu Yitzchok Elchonon (RIETS)

Date of Death: Fri. April 9, 1993 - Nissan 18 5753
Chol Hamoed Pesach


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Photo Caption: Rav Yosef Dov Soloveitchik, Photo Credit: RIETS
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Photo Caption: Rav Yosef Dov Soloveitchik, Photo Credit: Needed
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Photo Caption: Rav Yosef Dov Soloveitchik and Rav Chaim Heller, Credit: Yeshiva University

Photo Caption: The Rav visiting the Streits Matzah Bakery, Credit: Needed 

Bio Information: 
Scores of books and been published on the life and times of Rabbi Yosef Dov Soloveitchik.


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