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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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Rabbi Aryeh Leib Apotheker

Rav in New York City d. 26 Kislev, 1942 Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Mount Zion Cemetery 59-63 54th Avenue (Off Maurice Avenue) Maspeth, NY 11378 (Right Section, Path: 44R, Gate: 2, Grave Number: 33)


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Rabbi Aryeh Leib Wolowsky

Rav in Brownsville, New York 26 Nissan, 1913 Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Mount Zion Cemetery 59-63 54th Avenue (Off Maurice Avenue) Maspeth, NY 11378 (Right Section, Path 28R, Gate 4, Grave: 9, Society: Achim Ahivim)


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Rabbi Avigdor Regenbogen

אביגדור ב"ר אליעזר אשר

Rav, Chortkover Klaus of Brooklyn

Date of Death: Sun. August 11, 1935 - Av 11 5695


Rav Regenbogen was the official emissary of Rebbe Yisroel Friedman the Chortkover Rebbe in New York. Prior to establishing the Chortkover Klaus (13th Avenue and 50th Street) in 1925, the Rav was the official lecturer at the Sadigerer Klaus on the Lower East Side.


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Rabbi Arrahom Shmuel Rosenberg

אברהם שמואל ב"ר יצחק אהרן

Rav, Ohel Moshe Chevra Thillim Anshei Brooklyn

Date of Death: Wed. February 28, 1912 - Adar 10 5672


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Credit: Jewish Morning Journal, February, 1912 


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Rabbi Avroham Abba Lifschitz

אברהם אבא ב"ר ליפה

Tzaddik of Jerusalem

Date of Death: Mon. July 1, 1907 - Tammuz 21 5667


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Photo Caption: Letter signed by Rabbi Abba Lifschitz, Credit: University of Amsterdam
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Photo Caption: Letter signed by Rabbi Abba Lifschitz, Credit: Habazeleth, October 31, 1901
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Photo Caption: Advertisement announcing the passing of Rabbi Abba Lifschitz, Credit: Habazeleth, July 25, 1907

Bio Information:
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Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

 


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Rabbi Avroham Chaim Rosenbaum

אברהם חיים ב"ר דובער

Baal, Toldos Avraham Chaim

Date of Death: Sun. December 13, 1914 - Kislev 25 5675
Chanukah


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Photo Caption: Rav Avroham Chaim Rosenbaum, Credit: Library Of Agudas Chassidei Chabad – Ohel Yosef Yitzchak Lubavitch
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Photo Caption: Rav Avroham Chaim Rosenbaum, Credit: Library Of Agudas Chassidei Chabad – Ohel Yosef Yitzchak Lubavitch

 

Bio Information:
Rav Rosenbaum, a  talmid  (student) of the Tzemach Tzedek of Lubavitch and a chossid of the Maharash and the Rashab was considered  a tremendous gaon. After his release form jail in Russia for helping Jews evade the army he fled to the United States.  While based in New York he spent some time in  New Haven, CT where his children lived.


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Rabbi Avroham Naftali Gallant

אברהם נפתלי ב"ר ישראל יצחק

Rav, Congregation Beth Abraham, Bronx, NY

Date of Death: Sun. February 23, 1936 - Shevat 30 5696


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Photo Caption: Rabbi Avroham Naftali Gallant, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History
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Photo Caption: Rabbi Avroham Naftali Gallant title page, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History

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Photo Caption: Rabbi Avroham Naftali Gallant fly page, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History

Bio Information: 
The Rav a prominent member of the Agudas Harabonim, president of the Board of Orthodox Rabbis of New York, and a delegate to the American Jewish Congress wrote many seforim among them Chazyonos Avroham. Born in Zakroczym, Poland and ordained by Rav Yonah Zlotnick of Plock, Poland he served as a rabbi in his native town before immigrating to America in 1906. Interestingly, Rav Gallant considered the mass immigration to America to be a temporary sojourn and he anticipated that Jews would eventually return to Eastern Europe. Many of his sermons criticize Reform Judaism and deviations by immigrants from Orthodoxy.

This kever was originally discovered by Farshlufen.


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Rabbi Avroham Yaakov Simkin

אברהם יעקב

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Sat. March 29, 1924 - Adar II 23 5684



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Rabbi Avroham Yosef Shiff

Rav in New York City d. 27 Kislev, 1912 Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Mount Zion Cemetery 59-63 54th Avenue (Off Maurice Avenue) Maspeth, NY 11378 (Left Section) Part of a larger stone.


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Rabbi Avroham Negnevitzky

אברהם ב״ר חיים

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Wed. March 18, 1953 - Nissan 2 5713



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Rabbi Baruch Bayevsky

ברוך ב"ר חיים יוסף

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Wed. December 15, 1915 - Teves 8 5676



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Rabbi Baruch Portnoy

ברוך ב"ר שלמה

Rav, Agudath Achim, Brooklyn, New York

Date of Death: Tue. September 11, 1928 - Elul 25 5688


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Photo Source: Brooklyn Daily Eagle, February 10, 1927
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Photo Source: Eisenshtat, Doros Acronim


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Rabbi Betzalel Kant

בצלאל ב״ר יקותיאל

Rav, Elizabeth, New Jersey

Date of Death: Sun. December 15, 1918 - Teves 12 5679



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Rabbi Ben Tzion Pearl

בן ציון ב"ר יהודה ליב

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Wed. June 25, 1930 - Sivan 28 5690



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Rabbi Chaim Binyamin Lowenstein - Katzenellenbogen

חיים בנימין ב"ר יצחק מנחם מענדל הלוי

Rav, Lithuania

Date of Death: Sat. February 7, 1903 - Shevat 10 5663


The Rav who changed his name from Katzenellenbogen to Levinstein upon arrival to these shores. The Rav’s children remained in Europe keeping their original surname.


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Rabbi Chaim Pinchas Eichler

חיים פנחס ב"ר

Rav, Mogen David Synagogue, Hoboken, New Jersey

Date of Death: Sun. December 14, 1924 - 18 Kislev 5685



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Rabbi Chaim Portnoy

חיים ב"ר יעקב

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. February 26, 1946 - Adar I 24 5706



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Rabbi Chaim Shlomo Gottesman

חיים שלמה ב"ר אביש יצחק

Rav, Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Anshei Ungarin

Date of Death: Mon. October 31, 1983 - Cheshvan 24 5744



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Rabbi Chaim Yonah Zipkin

חיים יונה ב"ר אליעזר

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Sun. June 7, 1925 - 14 5685
Sivan



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Rabbi Chaim Yosef Shaul Porille

חיים יוסף שאול ב"ר אלימלך

Rav, Congregation Shaarey Shomayim (Roumanishe Shul), Lower East Side

Date of Death: Tue. September 10, 1968 - Elul 17 5728
Date different from marker.


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Photo Caption: First Roumanian-American synagogue building on Rivington Street prior to it being demolished in 2006, Credit: Wikimedia

Bio Information:
Rav Porille was been born in Uscieczko (then in Poland) in 1899, and moved to the United States in 1927, to serve as rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations in Providence, Rhode Island. He became rabbi of Congregation Shaarey Shomayim in 1932, a post he held until 1962. He was a member of the executive board of the Agudath Harabonim.

 

 


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Rabbi Dov Ber Drachman

דוב בער ב"ר בנימין

Rav, Congregation Zichron Ephraim, New York City

Date of Death: Mon. March 12, 1945 - Adar 28 5705


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Photo Caption: Rabbi Dr. Dov Ber Bernard Drachman, Credit: Needed
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Photo Caption: Rabbi Dr. Dov Ber Bernard Drachman, Credit: Needed
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Photo Caption: Rabbi Naftali Hermann Adler, Chief Rabbi of the British Empire, d.1911, Credit: Needed

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Photo Caption: Rabbi Yosef Herman Hertz, , Chief Rabbi of the British Empire, d.1946, Credit: Needed

Bio Information:
Rav Bernard Drachman was the first American born Rabbi to lead a congregation in New York City. Rav Drachman was a strong supporter of Chief Rabbi Yaakov Yosef Joseph. In 1911 after the passing of Chief Rabbi Herman Adler (British Empire), Rav Drachman was among a select group of rabbanim who were invited to audition for the Chief Rabbi position. In the end it was given to Rabbi Dr. Joseph Herman Hertz who held the post until his passing in 1946.


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Rabbi Dov Ber Feinstein

דוב בער ב״ר שלמה

Rav, Hartford, Connecticut

Date of Death: Wed. January 29, 1902 - Shevat 21 5662


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Photo Caption: Rav Dov Ber Feinstein, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
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Photo Caption: Rav Dov Ber Feinstein, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives


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Rabbi Dovid Perlman

דוד ב״ר אריה צבי

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. July 21, 1925 - Tammuz 29 5685
Erev Rosh Chodesh



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Rabbi Eliyahu Leib Resnikoff

אליהו ליב ב"ר יעקב הכהן

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Thu. October 27, 1932 - Tishrei 26 5693



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Rabbi Levi Yitzchok Cohen

Moreh Dasrah Congregation Shaarey Shimoyim d. 21 Addar, 1909 Shaarey Shimoyim was also known as the First Romanian American Congregation. Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Mount Zion Cemetery 59-63 54th Avenue (Off Maurice Avenue) Maspeth, NY 11378 (Right Section, Path: 38)


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Rabbi Meir (Mayer) Dickman

Rav in New York City d. 5 Elul, 1913 (5673) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Mount Zion Cemetery 59-63 54th Avenue (Off Maurice Avenue) Maspeth, NY 11378 (Society: Bukaczowce, Path: 23R?)


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Rabbi Menachem Sheiman

מנחם ב"ר יהודה צבי

Rav, Brownsville, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Fri. January 10, 1908 - Shevat 6 5668



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Rabbi Michoel Schay

מיכאל ב"ר ישעיה יששכר

Rav, Beth Medrash HaGadol Anshe Ungaran

Date of Death: Sun. April 8, 1979 - Nissan 11 5739


The Rav was the son-in-law of Rav Alter Shaul Pfeffer.


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Rabbi Mordecai Yosef Mayer

מרדכי יוסף ב"ר מאיר אריה

Rav, Congregation Shaarey Shomayim (Roumanishe Shul), Lower East Side

Date of Death: Mon. January 26, 1981 - Shevat 21 5741


Bio Information:
Rabbi Mordecai Mayer, led Congregation Shaarey Shomayim for 20 years and died in 1981, two days before his 66th birthday.Born in Chortkov, the Rav studied in Yeshiva Chachmei Lublin, and arrived on these shores in 1936.
For 40 years, he conducted programs on Jewish topics on radio station WEVD. In the 1970s he was a columnist for the Yiddish weekly Algemeiner Journal, and authored a number of seforim (books) in both Hebrew and English.


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