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Rabbi Aaron Avroham Cohen

אהרן אברהם ב"ר אליהו

Rav, Ahavas Achim Anshe Warshaw, Newark, New Jersey

Date of Death: Wed. March 5, 1924 - Adar I 29 5684



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Rabbi Aaron Kupperman

אהרן ב"ר משה ישראל

Rav, Newark, New Jersey

Date of Death: Mon. March 17, 1924 - Adar II 12 5684



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Rabbi Alter Chaim Tzadok Schachter

אלטר חיים צדוק ב"ר אליהו

Rav, Congregation Anshe Romania, Newark, New Jersey

Date of Death: Mon. March 29, 1920 - Nissan 10 5680



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Rabbi Aryeh Leib Weller

אריה ליב ב"ר שמואל הלוי

Rav, Kehilas Yisroel, Newark, New Jersey

Date of Death: Wed. July 7, 1976 - Sivan 30 5727
Rosh Chodesh


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Photo Caption: Gomel Chesed Cemetery map. 


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Rabbi Chaim Glotzer

Moreh Dasrah Congregation Tiferes Zion, Newark, NJ d. 23 Av, 1949 (5709) The Rav was born in the town of Kobrin (a suburb of Grodno), his father who was of chasidic descent sent him to study at the yeshiva Lomsha and thereafter in Slabodka where he was considered a prize student of Rabbi Moshe Mordechai […]


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Rabbi Chanoch Zundel Levine

חנוך זונדיל ב"ר שלום הלוי

Rav, Adas Yisroel U'Mishnayos, Newark, New Jersey

Date of Death: Tue. August 16, 1949 - Av 21 5709



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Rabbi Dov Lubinsky

דוב ב"ר חיים יצחק

Rav, Newark, New Jersey

Date of Death: Mon. October 2, 1989 - Tishrei 3 5750
Tzom Gedaliah


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Photo Caption: Gomel Chesed Cemetery map. 


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Rabbi Dov Ber Halperin

דובער ב"ר מרדכי

Rav, Cong. Ansche Sfard Linith Hazedek, Newark, New Jersey

Date of Death: Sun. February 20, 1921 - Adar I 12 5681



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Rabbi Dovid Koolyk

דוד ב"ר אברהם

Rav, Congregation Anshei Russia, Newark, New Jersey

Date of Death: Sun. January 20, 1946 - Shevat 18 5706



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Rabbi Elchonon Bentzion Karp

אלחנן בן ציון ב"ר יחיאל ליב הלוי

Chief Rabbi, Roselle, NJ

Date of Death: Mon. April 28, 1924 - Nissan 24 5684


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Photo Caption: Rabbi Elchonon Karp’s passport application, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives 

Bio Information:

Rav Benzion Karp b.1875 in Bobruisk, Minsk, currently Babruysk, Mogilev, Belarus.

Note: Special appreciation to Aron Finkelstein for originally finding the kever. 


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Rabbi Eliyahu Masur

אליהו ב"ר מאיר יהודא

Rav, Congregation Bais Yiroel, Perth Amboy, New Jersey

Date of Death: Tue. November 28, 1939 - Kislev 16 5700


Masur Newark Pic
Photo Caption: Rabbi Eliyahu Masur, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives 
Masur Newark Pic 2
Photo Caption: Rabbi Eliyahu Masur prior to his passing, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
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Photo Caption: Listing in Apiryon Magazine 


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Rabbi Eliyahu Singer

אליהו ב"ר שמעין

Rav, Newark, New Jersey

Date of Death: Tue. November 16, 1943 - Cheshvan 18 5704


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Photo Caption: Title page of Rabbi Eliyahu Singer, published postmortem.

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Rabbi Gershon Kean

גרשון ב"ר יהודא צבי

Rav, Cong. Ansche Sfard Linith Hazedek, Newark, New Jersey

Date of Death: Mon. January 1, 1940 - Teves 20 5700



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Rabbi Pinchas Eliyahu Scher

פנחס אליהו ב"ר יהודה משה

Rav, Congregation Ein Yaakov, Newark, New Jersey

Date of Death: Mon. October 15, 1928 - Cheshvan 1 5689
Rosh Chodesh


Congregation Ein Yaakov established in 1898 was first located on 112 Prince Street and relocated a number of times. Its final home was on 11 Jones Street until it merged with other  Congregations in 1933. Like most of the Shules and Jewish landmarks in Newark, all the buildings have since been destroyed to make way for new housing or are still sitting vacant.


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Rabbi Yaakov Avigdor Blum

Rav, Newark, New Jersey d. 4 Sivan, 1925 (5685) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: North Arlington Jewish Cemetery Porete Avenue (just off Belleville Turnpike) North Arlington, NJ 07031 (973) 373-0144 Photo Credit: Scranton Miller


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Rabbi Yaakov Silber

יעקב ב"ר ברוך נחמן

Rav, Newark, New Jersey

Date of Death: Thu. July 20, 1933 - Tammuz 26 5693



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Rabbi Yehuda Leib Levy

יהודא ליב ב"ר ישראל הלוי

Author, Drushim Livnei Yisroel

Date of Death: Wed. May 24, 1916 - Iyar 21 5676



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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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Rebbe Chaim Kahana

חיים ב"ר נחמן הכהן

Rav, Congregation Anschei Roumania Keidushas Leivy, Newark NJ - Newarker Rebbe

Date of Death: Sun. January 30, 1921 - Shvat 21 5681


Kahana Chaim Shul
Photo Caption: The Congregation Anschei Roumania Keidushas Leivy building on Prince Street in Newark, NJ as it stands today, Credit: Google Maps

Kahana Chaim Newark
Photo Caption: Memorial plaque dedicated to  Congregation Anschei Roumania Keidushas Leivy, Credit: Matthew G. Halpern, Livingston, NJ

Photo Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Photo Caption: Kever of Rav Meir David Kahane HY”D on Har HaMenuchos. The Rebbe was Rav Meir’s uncle. 


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