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Rabbi Aryeh Leib Meisler

Rav, New York City d. 5 Teves, 1903 (5664) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Union Field Cemetery 82-11 Cypress Avenue Ridgewood, NY 11385 (Location: Needed, Cemetery Directory: Louis Meisler)


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

Rabbi Aryeh Leib Plotkin

אריה ליב ב"ר דוב בער

Chief Rabbi, Bangor, Maine

Date of Death: Wed. June 10, 1942 - Sivan 25 5702


Plotkin Louis Pic
Photo Submitted: MORESHES CHACHMEI AMERICA


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

Rabbi Aryeh Leib Silver

Moreh Dasrah Congregation Agudas Achim Bnei Yaakov d. 26 Elul, 1927 (5687) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Acacia cemetery 83-84 Liberty Avenue (Pitkin Avenue) Ozone Park, NY 11417 (212) 477-2221 (Center right of society plot) Photo Credit: Asher Lowy


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Tags: New York · Pitkin Avenue Cemeteries · Queens / L.I., NY · Unknown

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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Tags: Mt. Zion Cemetery (Maurice Ave) · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Unknown

Rabbi Asher Nissan Levitan

אשר ניסן הלוי

Chief Rabbi, Shavel, Lithuania

Date of Death: Fri. May 25, 1956 - Sivan 15 5716


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Photo caption: Overseeing production at the Streit’s Matzo factory, c. 1960 Credit: Aron Streit, Inc.
Rav Levitan a prominent Moreh Dasrah in the Bronx was also the uncle of Rav Elazar Menachem Man Shach, the late Ponevezher Rosh Yeshiva.


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

Rabbi Asher Yeshaya Frankel

Puhietze Rebbe d. 11 Nissan, 1966 Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Wellwood Cemetery Wellwood Avenue Farmingdale, NY 11735 (Agudath HaAdmorim Section on South Avenue, towards the back)


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

Rabbi Asher Zelig Finkel

Chief Rabbi of Odessa, Ukraine d. 27 Tishrei, 1941 Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Beth David Cemetery 300 Elmont Road Elmont, NY 11003 (Section: H9, Corner of Joshua and Franklyn Avenue)


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

Rabbi Avigdor Gildingorin

אבגדור ב"ר יהודה ליב הלוי

Polonne Rav of the Bronx, New York City

Date of Death: Mon. February 17, 1947 - Shevat 27 5707


The Rav served at the Congregation Beth Halevy of the West Side on Nelson Avenue in the Bronx.
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Photo Caption: Congregation Beth Halevy as it stands today: Credit: Google 

 


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

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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Tags: Mt. Zion Cemetery (Maurice Ave) · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Avigdor Schiffer

אביגדור ב"ר יחיאל יהודה

Rav, First Independent Hebrew, Congregation Ahavas Yisroel of Jamaica, Queens

Date of Death: Sat. February 11, 1939 - Shevat 22 5699


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Photo Caption: The First Independent Hebrew, Congregation Ahavas Israel in Jamaica, Queens as it stands today.
Credit: Google
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Photo Caption: The original Aron Kodesh (Holy Ark) as it stands today at Temple Chaverim in Plainview, Long Island. Credit: Lee Weissman


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

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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Tags: Mt. Zion Cemetery (Maurice Ave) · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Avroham Aaron Yudelovitch

אברהם אהרן ב"ר בנימין בונם בייניש

Rav, Eldridge Street Synagogue, Lower East Side

Date of Death: Mon. February 3, 1930 - Shevat 5 5690


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Photo Caption: Rav Avroham Aaron Yudelovitch, Credit: Needed
Rabv Yudelevitch and Rav Margolius
Photo Caption: Rav Avroham Aaron Yudelovitch and Rav Gavriel Zev Velvele Margolis , Credit: Needed
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Photo Caption: Rav Avroham Aaron Yudelovitch and Rav Gavriel Zev Velvele Margolis , Credit: Needed

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Photo Credit: The Harve Daily Promoter, Havre, Montana
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Credit: Jewish Morning Journal, April, 14, 1921
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Photo Caption: Picture and short bio of Rabbi Avroham Aaron Yudelovitch, Credit: Yeshiva University

Bio Information: 
Rav Yudelovitch was among the most influential Rabbanim (Rabbis) living in the United States during the 1920’s.


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Tags: New York · Pitkin Avenue Cemeteries · Queens / L.I., NY

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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Lifschitz Abba letter III Part II
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:
Lifschitz Avroham Abba Bio
Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

 


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Tags: Mt. Zion Cemetery (Maurice Ave) · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Avroham Bentzion Benjamin

Rav, New York City d. 21 Kislev, 1954 (5715) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Mount Judah Cemetery Section Two 81-14 Cypress Avenue Ridgewood, NY 11385 (Corner of Jefferson and Washington Avenue, Section 5:5)


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

Rabbi Avroham Besdin

Rav, New York City d 24 Tammuz, 1994 (5754) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Beth Moses Cemetery Wellwood Avenue Farmingdale, NY 11735


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

Rabbi Avroham Chaim Licht

אברהם חיים ב"ר שלמה

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. December 23, 1947 - Teves 10 5708
Asarah BeTeves



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

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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Tags: Mt. Zion Cemetery (Maurice Ave) · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Avroham Chaim Rosenberg

אברהם חיים ב"ר

Baal, OTzar Hashemos

Date of Death: Wed. August 5, 1925 - Av 15 5685
Tu B'Av



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

Rabbi Avroham Dov Dobsevage

אברהם דוב בן

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Mon. January 15, 1900 - Shevat 15 5660
Tu Bishvat



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

Rabbi Avroham Dov Kahn

אברהם דוב ב"ר יעקב מאיר הכהן

Rav, Kneseth Yisroel (White Shule), Far Rockaway, NY

Date of Death: Tue. June 17, 1958 - Sivan 29 5718



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

Rabbi Avroham Dov Price

אברהם דוב ב"ר פישעל

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Mon. October 11, 1937 - Cheshvan 6 5698



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

Rabbi Avroham Eliezer Alperstein

אברהם אליעזר ב"ר ישעיה

Rosh Yeshiva, Rabbeinu Yitzchok Elchonon (RIETS)

Date of Death: Mon. January 29, 1917 - Shevat 5 5677


Bio Information: 
Rav Alperstein was a founding member of the Agudath HaRabonim. His commentary on Talmud Yerushalmi Masechet Bikkuri, was the first safer (book) on Talmud Yerushalmi to be published in the United States.

Credit: Picture and short bio of Rav Moshe Zevulun Margolies, Credit: Yeshiva University


Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture & History (IFJCAH)

Photo Caption: Delegation of Rabbonim To Washington, DC c.1912, Credit: Needed
Those in the photo are:
1. Unknown child
2. Rav Yitschok Siegel, Bayonne, NJ
3. Rev Glushok, Washington, DC
4. Rav Avroham Alperstein, New York City
5. Rav Gedaliah Silverstone, Washington, DC
6. Rav Dovid Ginsburg, Wilkes-Barre, PA
7. Rav Eliezer Silver, Harrisburg, PA
8. Rav Yaakov Redelheim, New York City
9. Unknown child


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

Rabbi Avroham Galernter

אברהם ב"ר שלום

Rav, Congregation Tifereth Yisroel, Lower East Side

Date of Death: Tue. September 13, 1927 - Elul 15 5687


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Photo Caption: Rav Avroham Galernter
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Photo Caption: Rav Avroham Galernter

Bio Information:
Congregation Tifereth Yisroel eventual became the Bialystoker Shul.


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

Rabbi Avroham Geller

אברהם ב"ר חנא

Rav, Brooklyn, NY

Date of Death: Mon. January 27, 1941 - Teves 28 5701


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

Rabbi Avroham Jungreis

Chief Rabbi of Szeged, Hungary d. 1 Teves, 1991 Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Beth David Cemetery 300 Elmont Road Elmont, NY 11003 (Congregation Beth Medrash HaGadol of East New York section)


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

Rabbi Avroham Kaplan

Rav, Brownsville, Brooklyn d. 12 Elul, 1924 (5684) Anyone with biographical information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Mount Lebanon Cemetery 7800 Myrtle Avenue Glendale, NY 11385 Location: Block: F, Section: 6, along the main path near Herzel Avenue Photo Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY


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

Rabbi Avroham Lehrman

Moreh Dasrah Congregation Tifereth Yisroel d. 2 Av, 1945 (5705) In October 1943, Rav Lehrman participated in the historic March on Washington in which over 400 mostly Orthodox rabbis marched through the streets of Washington demanding that the Roosevelt administration help save the Jews of Europe. Anyone with information is asked to please send it […]


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

Rabbi Avroham Leib Benjaminson

אברהם ליב ב"ר

Baal, Emek Yehoshpat

Date of Death: Mon. November 5, 1917 - Cheshvan 23 5677


Rav Benjaminson, a famous Mohel lived in New York City and was the author of Emek Yehoshpat, Hamisbonain, and Milhamah be-Shalom which includes approbations from Chief Rabbi Yaakov Joseph and Rav Hillel Klein.


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

Rabbi Avroham Yehuda Leib Gordon

אברהם יהודה ליב ב"ר צבי הלוי

Baal, Ohel Avraham

Date of Death: Mon. January 3, 1938 - Shevat 1 5698
Rosh Chodesh



Credit: Anshei Shem, Note: Although it claims that Rav Gordon was the rebbe of Rav Shalom Elchanon Jaffe, it’s more likely the were friends from Kovna.

Bio Information: 
Rav Gordon arrived here from Kovna and lived in the East New York Section of Brooklyn. The safer (book) Ohel Avraham includes  letters of approbation  from both Rav Jaffe and Cheif Rabbi Yaakov Yosef Joseph.


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

Rabbi Avroham Margolis

אברהם ב"ר זאב

Rav, Brooklyn, New York

Date of Death: Mon. April 29, 1935 - Nissan 26 5635



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