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Rabbi Binyamin Yosef Weber

Rosh Yeshiva, Pupa, Long Island City, NY d. 14 Shvat, 5747 (1987) The yeshiva has since moved to Kiryas Pupa located in Westchester County. Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Kiryas Pupa Cemetery 340 Illington Rd. Ossining (Westchester), NY 10562 (Look for sign […]


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Tags: New York · Rosh Yeshiva · Upstate New York

Rabbi Yisroel Chaim Nachfolger

ישראל חיים ב"ר יוסף

Rav, Minneappolis, Minnesota

Date of Death: Thu. December 5, 1957 - Kislev 13 5718


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Photo Caption: Rabbbi Yisroel Chaim Nachfolger, Credit: M.N.

Bio Information:
The Rav who was originally from Krystonopol, Poland (Galicia) was very involved with upholding kashrus standard in Minneapolis. In addition, having lost his entire family (children and grandchildren) to the Nazi beasts  he worked tirelessly convincing parents to send their children to the Talmud Torah instead of public school.


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Tags: Beth Moses Cemetery - LI · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Reuvain Hertz Bendelstein

ראובן הערץ ב"ר אברהם

Rabbi, Bayonne New Jersey

Date of Death: Thu. January 12, 1984 - Shevat 8 5748



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Tags: Brooklyn / S.I., NY · New York · Washington Cemetery (Brooklyn)

Rabbi Aaron Adelson

אהרן ב"ר יעקב

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Sun. May 4, 1930 - Iyar 6 5690



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Tags: New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Union Field Cemetery - Queens · Unknown

Rabbi Aaron Agrovsky

Rav, Chevra Mishnayos Eitz Chaim d. 8 Adar, 1939 (5699) The Rav was associated with a number of congregations throughout Brownsville. Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Old Montefiore Cemetery 121-83 Springfield Boulevard St. Albans (Queens), NY 11412 Location: Needed Photo Credit: L’Zecher […]


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Tags: Montefiore Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Aaron Broude

אהרן ב״ר מאיר

Rav, Chevra Adas Jacob Anshe Slabodke

Date of Death: Mon. August 19, 1929 - Av 13 5689



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Tags: New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Union Field Cemetery - Queens

Rabbi Aaron Dovid Reep

אהרן דוד ב"ר אברהם שלומה

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. December 21, 1915 - Teves 13 5676


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Photo Caption: Rabbi Aaron Dovid Reep, Credit: Needed


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Tags: Mt. Zion Cemetery (Maurice Ave) · New York

Rabbi Aaron Eskolsky

Rav, Slonimer Shteeble d. 24 Iyar, 1937 (5697) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Baron Hirsh Cemetery 1126 Richmond Avenue Staten Island, NY 10314 (718) 698-0162 Note: Cemetery access is available 24 hours a day. Location: Needed Photo Credit: David Weider, Williamsburg, Brooklyn


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Tags: Baron Hirsh Cemetery · Brooklyn / S.I., NY · New York

Rabbi Aaron Gershon Sungolowsky

אהרו גרשוך ב"ר ברוך יצחק

Rav, Cong Ahavas Achim, Jersey City NJ

Date of Death: Mon. October 13, 1975 - Cheshvan 8 5736



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Tags: Baron Hirsh Cemetery · Brooklyn / S.I., NY · New York

Rabbi Aaron Gordon

אהרן ב"ר מאיר

Miadziol Illu

Date of Death: Sun. July 30, 1922 - 5 Av 5682


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Photo Credit: Dr. Mathew Kalman
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hoto Credit: Dos Yiddish Vort, #222, page: 41

Rav Gordon, the Chief Rabbi of Rochester was a member of Chief Rabbi Yaakov Yosef Josef’s Bais Din in New York City. The Rav was also a founding member of the Agudath HaRabonim.


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Tags: Chief Rabbi · Mount Judah Cemetery - Queens · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Aaron Gordon

אהרן ב"ר מאיר

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Wed. June 20, 1894 - Sivan 16 5654


Recently a new stone was erected and the surname Gordon added in assumption. According to the Society Plot Map the Rav’s name is listed as Aaron Myers. In addition, the plot alongside his, remains empty. Original tombstone was discovered by Aron Feder / Moreshes Chachmei America.


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Tags: New York · Pre 1900 · Queens / L.I., NY · Union Field Cemetery - Queens

Rabbi Aaron Halberstam

אהרן ב"ר אלישע

Gorlitzer Rav

Date of Death: Fri. November 5, 1976 - Cheshvan 12 5737



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Tags: New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Wellwood Cemetery - Long Island

Rabbi Aaron Kagan

אהרן ב"ר ישראל מאיר הכהן

Son of the Chofetz Chaim

Date of Death: Sun. February 3, 1957 - Shevat 30 5717
Rosh Chodesh


In addition to Rav Kagan, his mother Rebbetzin Miriam Frieda Kagan (d. 1946), wife of the Chofetz Chaim and the wife of Rav Yeruchem Levovitz (d. 1936), the famed Mirer Mashgiach are both buried in the same section.


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Tags: Mount Judah Cemetery - Queens · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Aaron Menashe Dershowitz

Chief Chaplin, Middle Town Hospital, New Jersey d. 25 Tamuz, 2000 (5760) Prior to settling in Lakewood, Rav Dershowitz served as the Chief Rabbi of Newport News, VA as well as various cites across Wisconsin. The Rav was widely known for the many weekly shuirem (lectures) he delivered. Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See […]


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Tags: Chief Rabbi · Mt. Hebron (Main Street) Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Aaron Reuvain Charney

אהרן ראוהן ב"ר יצחק זיידל

Chief Rabbi, Bayonne, New Jersey

Date of Death: Sat. March 28, 1970 - Adar II 20 5730


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Photo Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)
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Photo Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)
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Photo Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)


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Tags: Baron Hirsh Cemetery · Brooklyn / S.I., NY · New York

Rabbi Aaron Shabsi Kotler

Moreh Dasrah Chevra Beth Hillel Anshei Kreva d. 11 Kislev, 1957 (5718) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Mount Judah Cemetery Section One 81-14 Cypress Avenue Ridgewood, NY 11385 Location: Section: 2, Block: 6, Washington Avenue on the right side Photo Credit: Sam […]


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Tags: Mount Judah Cemetery - Queens · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Aaron Shlomo Bockstein

Rav in New York City d. 2 Teves, 1936 (5696) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Mount Judah Cemetery Section One 81-14 Cypress Avenue Ridgewood, NY 11385 (Corner Lebanon Road and Sinai Avenue Section V:1, along the Union Field Cemetery fence)


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Tags: Mount Judah Cemetery - Queens · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Unknown

Rabbi Aaron Singer

Rav in New York City d. 21 Elul, 1934 (5694) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Mount Hebron Cemetery 130-04 Horace Harding Expressway (Main Street Cemetery in Kew Gardens Hills) Flushing, NY 11367 (Block: 42, Reference: 6, Section: E, Line: J, Grave: 13, […]


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Tags: Mt. Hebron (Main Street) Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Aaron Solomon

Rav, Beth Medrash HaGadol Vtomchei Torah, Bronx, NY d. 18 Iyar, 1927 (5687) Lag BaOmer Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Old Mount Carmel Cemetery 83-45 Cypress Hills Street Glendale, NY 11385 (Section: 1, Block: E, Map/Gate: 57, Line: 13 along the road)


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Tags: Mount Carmel Cemetery, NY · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Unknown

Rabbi Aaron Tzvi Friedman

אהרן צבי ב"ר יעקב שלום

Baal Shem of America

Date of Death: Sun. May 21, 1876 - Iyar 27 5636



Photo Caption: Rabbi Aaron Tzvi Friedman, Credit: Daniel Friedman, Lawrence, New York

Photo Caption: Rifka Friedman, Credit: Daniel Friedman, Lawrence , New York

Bio Information:
Rabbi Aaron Tzvi Friedman was born in Poland, Adar 15th, 5582, (March 8th 1822).

 


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Tags: Brooklyn / S.I., NY · New York · Pre 1900

Rabbi Aaron Yaakov Koslowsky

Rav in New York City d. 16 Sivan, 1964 Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Mount Hebron Cemetery 130-04 Horace Harding Expressway (Main Street Cemetery in Kew Gardens Hills) Flushing, NY 11367 (Block 4 Gate 6)


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Tags: Mt. Hebron (Main Street) Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Unknown

Rabbi Aaron Yehuda Willner

 Rosh Yeshiva, Shearith Hapletah Sanzs Klausenberg d. 11 Elul, 1986 (5746) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Beth Moses Cemetery 2030 Wellwood Avenue Farmingdale, NY 11735 631-249-2290 Location: Along Jordon Road Photo Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY


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Tags: Beth Moses Cemetery - LI · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Rosh Yeshiva

Rabbi Aaron Yosef Kurtz

אהרן יוסף ב"ר מרדכי דוד

Rav, Congregation Beth H'kneseth Anshei Mieletz

Date of Death: Sat. May 12, 1945 - Iyar 29 5705



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Tags: Mount Carmel Cemetery, NY · New York

Rabbi Abba Michel Kopelowitz

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Wed. November 7, 1906 - Cheshvan 19 5668


Of Note: 
The marked lists the date of passing as Wednesday, the 19th of Cheshvan, 5668, which converts to November 7, 1906. The maker also lists February 7, 1907, which was a Thursday (in Hebrew it corresponds with 23 Shevat, 5667) as the date of passing.


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Tags: New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Union Field Cemetery - Queens

Rabbi Aba Yirmiyahu Seelenfreund

אבא ירמיהו ב״ר שלמה שמואל הכהן

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Thu. March 17, 1932 - Adar II 9 5692



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Tags: Brooklyn / S.I., NY · New York · Washington Cemetery (Brooklyn)

Rabbi Akiva Schiff

Moreh Dasrah Congregation Bais Yaakov, Union City, NJ d. 28 Iyar, 2004 (5764) The Rav was the official mohel at Staten Island Hospital for many years. Anyone with biographical information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Washington Cemetery 5400 Bay Pkwy Brooklyn, NY 11230 Location: Needed


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Tags: Brooklyn / S.I., NY · New York · Washington Cemetery (Brooklyn)

Rabbi Alexander Asher Babad

Tartikover Rav d. 7 Teves, 1985 (5746) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Kiryas Yoel Cemetery Schunnemunk Road (Between Berdichev Drive and Seven Springs Road) Kiryas Joel (Monroe), NY 10951


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Tags: Monroe (Kiryas Yoel), NY · New York · Unknown · Upstate New York

Rabbi Alexander Ritter

אלכסנדר ב"ר יוסף

Rav, Vienna, Austria

Date of Death: Fri. July 14, 1939 - Tammuz 29 5699



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Tags: Beth David Cemetery - Long Island · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Alexander Ziskind Levine

אלכסנדר זיסקינד ב"ר שמואל יוסף

Baal Doresh Tov L'Amo

Date of Death: Tue. June 17, 1952 - Sivan 23 5712



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Tags: New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Alter Chanoch Henoch Leibowitz

Rosh Hayeshivah, Rabbinical Seminary of America (RSA) d. 10 Nissan, 2008 (5768) Rav Henoch Leibowitz, an only child, was born in 1918 in Salcininkai, Lithuania. The Rosh Yeshiva came to America in 1926 when his father Rav Dovid was hired by Mesivta Torah Vodath as a teacher. In 1933, Rav Dovid left Torah Vodath and […]


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Tags: Mount Judah Cemetery - Queens · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Rosh Yeshiva