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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 Yaakov Yosef Hurwitz

Rav in Lynn, Massachusetts d. 10 Sivan, 1931 Anyone with information is asked to send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Pride of Lynn Cemetery Lake Shore Road (Near Cavour Street) Lynn, MA 01904 (912) 651-6843 Photo Credit: David Weider of Williamsburg


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Rabbi Yechiel Dov Shear

יחיאל דוב ב"ר שלומה יצחק

Rav, Worcester, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Thu. January 7, 1932 - Teves 28 5692



Credit: Rabbi Mayer Abromowitz, New Haven, Connecticut 


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Rabbi Yehuda Leib Forer

יהודה ליב ב"ר אברהם

Chief Rabbi, Holyoke, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Fri. September 17, 1948 - Elul 13 5708


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Photo Caption: The Rav at the wedding of Rabbi Abe and Selma Schoen, 1946, Photo Credit:  Susan A. Schoen
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Photo Caption: Rav Chaim  Soloveitchik of Brisk, d. 1918, Credit: Needed

Bio Information:
Rav Forer was knows as the illu of Pruzhina and was ordained by Rav Chaim Soloveitchik of Brisk.


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Rabbi Yehuda Leib Salesky

Rav in Brockton, MA (Agudath Achim) d. 15 Elul, 1917 Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: The Rav was buried in Brockton, MA.


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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 Isaac Waldstein

יצחק אייזיק ב"ר שניאור זלמן הכהן

Rav, Worcester, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Thu. March 5, 1931 - Adar 16 5691



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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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Rabbi Yosef Hofschein

Rav in Boston, Massachusetts d. 19 Shevat 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, in the back)


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Rabbi Yosef Lifland

Rav in Boston, Massachusetts d. 29 Iyar, 1950 Rav Liflan’s safer (book) Gerim V’gerot was published posthumously. Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Sharon Memorial Park 120 Canton Street Sharon, MA 02067 (781) 828-7216 (Section: 8 Mount Carmel, Lot: 44)


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Rabbi Zev Gam

Moreh Dasrah Congregation Bnai Yaakov, Lynn, MA d. 21 Iyar, 1944 (5704) Anyone with information is asked to send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Pride of Lynn Cemetery Lake Shore Road (Near Cavour Street) Lynn, MA 01904 (912) 651-6843 Photo Credit: David Weider, Williamsburg, Brooklyn


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Rabbi Zorach HaLevi Hurwitz

 Moreh D’Asrah of Congregation Bnai Yaakov, Worcester, MA d. 19 Elul, 1944 Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Worcester Hebrew Cemetery Lamper Hill Rd Auburn, MA 01501 (Off Stafford Street, take Cemetery Road past Havana Road)  


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Rebbe Menachem Nachum Twersky

מנחם נחום ב"ר דוד

Makarov Zvhill Rebbe of Chelsea, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Sun. May 10, 1925 - Iyar 16 5685


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Photo Caption: The Rebbe
Twersky 50 Dovid Makarov Kiev
Photo Caption: The Rebbe’s father, Rebbe Dovid of Makarov Kiev d. 1902
Makarov Rebbe of Chicago grandfather
Photo Caption: The Rebbe’s grandfather, Rebbe Yaakov Yitzchok Twersky d.1892

Bio Information: 
The Rebbe died at the age of 53 leaving his wife and four children behind in Europe. Tragically, they all fell victim to Hitler and his murderous Nazi regime. The Rebbe’s funeral was attended by close to 10,000 people who followed his bier, along with a 362 automobile procession. He was eulogized by the leading Rabbanim and Admorim of the generation.


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Rebbe Menachem Nachum Yosef Twersky

מנחם נחום יוסף ב"ר ברוך בן ציון

Loyev Miropol Chelsea Rebbe of Boston, MA

Date of Death: Fri. June 8, 1973 - Sivan 8 5733
Isrue Chag Shavous


Photo Credit: Yitz Twersky, Kew Gardens Hills, NY 

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Photo Caption: The Rebbe with Rebbe Mordechai Goldman, Zvhiler Rebbe d. 1981, Toronto, Canada
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Photo Caption: The Rebbe’s father, Rebbe Baruch Bentzion, Loyev Chernobyler Rebbe d. 1945


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Rebbe Yaakov Yisroel Korff

יעקב ישראל ב"ר מרדכי בן ציון

Zvhill Mezhibizh Rebbe of Massachusetts

Date of Death: Sun. September 28, 1952 - Tishrei 9 5713
Erev Yom Kippor


Rabbi Korff
Photo Caption: Rebbe Yaakov Yisroel Korff, Credit:  Rebbe Yitzhak Aharon Korff, Boston, Massachusetts
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Photo Caption: Rebbe Yaakov Yisroel Korff, Credit:  Rebbe Yitzhak Aharon Korff, Boston, Massachusetts
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Photo Caption: Rebbe Yaakov Yisroel Korff, Credit:  Rebbe Yitzhak Aharon Korff, Boston, Massachusetts
Korf Yaakov Yisroel 5
Photo Caption: Funeral procession for Rebbe Yisroel Yaakov Korff, Dorchester, Massachusetts, Credit: Paul Gass Family website

 


Bio Information:


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