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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 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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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 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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Rabbi Alter Shaul Pfeffer

אלטר שאל ב"ר ישראל אלימלך

Rav, Beth Medrash HaGadol Anshe Ungaran

Date of Death: Sat. April 11, 1936 - Nissan 19 5696
Chol Hamoed Pesach


Rav Peffer


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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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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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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 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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Rabbi Avroham Pollack

אברהם בן יעקב

Chief Rabbi, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York

Date of Death: Sun. April 15, 1934 - Nissan 30 5694


Pollack Yaakov Union Field 3
Photo Caption: From Eisenstadt

Bio Information: 
In addition to Poughkeepsie, the Rav served in McKeesport, Pennsylvania and prior to his arrival on these shores Jombeck, Hungary.


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Rabbi Avroham Yosef Ash

Founder of the Bais Hamedrash HaGadol of Norfolk Street d. 25 Iyar, 1887 Rav Ash was from the first European style Rabbanim to organize and lead a congregation in New York City. Eventually his fame and authority spread across the country. No orthodox congregation in the United States would accept a shoichet (ritual slaughterer) without […]


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

Rabbi Baruch Zev Moot

Rav, New York City d. 24 Elul, (1913) 5673 Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Union Field Cemetery 8211 Cypress Avenue Ridgewood, NY 11385 T: 718-366-3784 Location: Path: Q – 68 Click photo to enlarge, a new window will open, click that one […]


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Rabbi Chaim Moshe Kamenetsky

חיים משה ב"ר שלומה צבי

Rav, Chevra Nachlas Tzvi

Date of Death: Tue. June 1, 1915 - Sivan 19 5675



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Rabbi Chaim Sakolski

חיים ב"ר שבתי

Rav (Reader), Allen Street Bais Hamedrash

Date of Death: Sat. October 27, 1883 - Tishrei 26 5644



Photo Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America Archives

Bio Information:
Rav Sakolski served as rabbi, reader, and president of the Allen Street Bais Hamedrash. After his passing there was a disputed between two of the leading rabbonim on the Lower East Side, Rav Yosef Moshe Aaronsohn and  Rav Avroham Yosef Ash over congregational and  kashrus (kosher certification) related issues. Rav Ash eventually split from the Allen Street Bais Hamedrash and founded the Bais Hamedrash HaGadol of Norfolk Street.


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Rabbi Eliyahu Kaplan

אליהו יוסף ב"ר יעקב פסח הכהן

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. July 20, 1937 - Av 12 5697



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Rabbi Eliyahu Mordechai Finkelstein

Moreh Dasrah Congregation Etz Chaim of Brooklyn d. 25 Tamuz, 1949 Rav Finkelstein was the first Menahel of Mesivta Torah Vodath. 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 (Path: X, Row: 71)


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Rabbi Gershon Hyman

גרשון בן שמואל הכהן

Rav, Congregation Chesed Shel Emes Adas Ellen Street, New York City

Date of Death: Sun. December 22, 1878 - Kislev 26 5639



Photo Caption: Rabbi Gershon Hyman, Credit: Eli Rabinowitz

Photo Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Hyman Gershon Marker Text
Photo Caption: Tombstone text, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives


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

Rabbi Kalman Calmenson (Kalamnson)

Rav, New York City d. 2 Tishrei, 1924 (5685) Rosh Hashanah Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Union Field Cemetery 8211 Cypress Avenue Ridgewood, NY 11385 718-366-3784 Location: Path: Q – 68 Click photo to enlarge, a new window will open, click that […]


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Rabbi Mechel Yehoshua Feinstein

Rav in Brooklyn, NY d. 22 Nissan, 1921 Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Union Field Cemetery 8211 Cypress Avenue Ridgewood, NY 11385 (Path X, Row 71)


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Rabbi Meir Yehoshua Peikes

Moreh Dasrah Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun d. 2 Adar, 1929 (5689) In 1885 Rav Peikes, a member of the Agudath Harabonim was appointed the Congregations first Moreh Dasrah (Rabbi). 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 […]


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Rabbi Moshe Sobel (Sobol)

Rosh Yeshiva Rabbeinu Yitzchok Elchonon (RIETS) d. 6 Sivan, 1920 Rav Sobel was also the Moreh Dasrah of Mesivta Tiferes Jerusalem prior to the arrival of Rav Moshe Feinstein in the late 1930’s. The Rav had a brother in New York, Rav Shmuel Dovid who authored Migdal Dovid on Shir HaShirim (Song of Songs). Anyone […]


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Rabbi Moshe Weinberger

Moreh D’Asrah Bais Medrash HaGadol Anshei Ungarin (Hungary) d. 7 Sivan, 1940 Rav Moshe Weinberger was among the first Hungarian Rabbanim to arrive in the United States. After several troubled attempts at the Rabbonis the Rav founded the Pitt Street Matzah Bakery which he ran for many years. The Pitt Street Matzah Bakery was the […]


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Rabbi Naftali Reiter

נפתלי ב"ר משה

Rav, Congregation Mogen Avroham Anshe Dukler, Lower East Side

Date of Death: Thu. March 16, 1911 - Adar 16 5671


Naftalie Reiter RZ 2
Photo Caption: Rabbi Naftali Reiter, Credit: Joan Pollak
Naftali Reiter 3
Photo Caption: Rabbi Naftali Reiter, Credit: Joan Pollak
Reiter
Photo credit: From the archives of Joan Pollak

Bio Information:
Rav Reiter was the only member of Chief Rabbi Yaakov Yosef Joseph’s Bais Din (Rabbinical Court) of chassidish descent.


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Rabbi Nosson Nuta Netkin

נתן נטע ב"ר אשר

Old Yishuv Emissary

Date of Death: Wed. December 23, 1891 - Teves 15 5645


Netkin Nosson Pic
Photo Caption: Rav Nosson Nuta Netkin, Credit: Rabbi Scranton Miller
Salant Yosef Zundel

Photo Caption: Rav Nosson Nuta Netkin’s father-in-law, Rav Yosef Zundel Salant d. 1866, Credit: ICPHH

Photo Cation: Kever of Rav Yosef Zundel Salant, Credit: Not Needed
Salant Aryeh Leib
Photo Caption: Rav Nosson Nuta Netkin’s brother-in-law, Rav Yehuda Aryeh Leib Salant, Credit: Rena Saland Wechter
Salan Shmule New
Photo Caption: Rav Shmuel Salant d. 1909, Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem, . This photograph made for Pearsons Magazine just a few days before the Rav’s passing, is believed to be the only portrait for which the Rav ever sat. Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History

Bio Information:
The Rav was the grandson of Rav Aryeh Leib Gunzberg (d.1785) better known as the Shagas Aryeh. In addition he was the son in law of Rav Yosef Zundel Salant (d.1866) and was sent by his brother in law Rav Shmuel Salant (d.1909) to North America to collect money for the impoverished Jews of the Old Yishuv.


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

Rabbi Pesach Rosenthal

Hebrew Teacher

Date of Death: Tue. July 2, 1861 - Tammuz 24 5621


Pesach Rosenthal
Credit: The Occident, August 1, 1861, page: 48
Rosenthal Pesach 3
Photo Caption: Original text of Chaya Sarah Rosenthal’s marker, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America

Bio Information: 
Rabbi Peasach Rosenthal is credited to have founded and taught in the very first Talmud Torah on these shores. His father-in-law, Rav Shmuel Harris was a founding member on the Bais Hamedrash HaGadol of Norfolk Street


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Rabbi Pinchos Aaron Bruder

Rav in New York City d. 26 Tammuz, 1927 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 (Path X, Gate: 23)


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

Rabbi Reuvain Leib Rothstein

​ראובן ליב ב"ר רפאל

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Fri. February 16, 1917 - Adar 4 5677


Rothstein 1
Photo Credit: The Jewish Morning Journal, February 26, 1917


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Rabbi Shimon Lamm

שמעון ב"ר יוסף

Rav, Shiniver Klaus, Lower East Side, NYC

Date of Death: Thu. March 21, 1935 - Adar II 16 5695


The Rav, a chossid of Rebbe Moshe Halberstam of Shiniv was born in the town of Belz. He married the daughter of Rebbe Yosef Chaim Glantz, the brother in law of the Sar Shalom of Belz. In 1910 he moved to New York.


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Rabbi Shmuel Dovid Sobel (Sobol)

Baal Migdal Dovid on Shir HaShirim (Song of Songs) d. 13 Iyar, 1908 Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Union Field Cemetery 8211 Cypress Avenue Ridgewood, NY 11385 (Path X, Row 71)


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Rabbi Shmuel Yitzchok Hirschman

שמואל יצחק ב"ר שלמה זלמן

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Wed. June 27, 1906 - Tammuz 4 5666


The Rav was born 29 years after the passing of the Vilna Gaon, Rav Eliyah Kramer (d. 1797)


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