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Rabbi Chaim Goodman Bursetown

Rav, Congregation Adath Emeth, Houston, Texas d. 25 Adar I, 1929 (5689) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Adath Emeth Cemetery 1400 Sylvester Rd (Off, Airline Drive; 4 blocks south of Loop 610 North) Houston, TX 77009 (713) 723-3850 Location: Needed Photo Credit: […]


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Rabbi Dov Zusman Goodman

דוב זוסמאן ב"ר בנימין

Rav, Houston, Texas

Date of Death: Tue. November 15, 1932 - Cheshvan 16 5693


Rav Goodman came to the United States at the direction of the Cofetz Chaim.


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Rabbi Mordecai Max Shapiro

Rav, Houston, Texas d. 13 Av, 1927 (5687) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Adath Israel Cemetery 4800 Airline Drive Houston, TX 77022 (713)723-3850 Location: Needed Click photo to enlarge, a new window will open, click that one as well Photo Credit: Lynna […]


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Rabbi Mordechai Geller

מרדכי ב"ר יעקב

Rav, Congregation Beth Jacob, Houston, Texas

Date of Death: Mon. July 11, 1966 - Tammuz 23 5726


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Photo Caption: Rabbi Mordechai Geller and his wife Sadie, Credit: Julie Geller

Bio Information:
The Rav was the fist Texan born musmach (ordained rabbi).


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Rabbi Moshe Elchonon Goodman

Rav, Houston, Texas d. 26 Elul, 1967 (5727) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Adath Emeth Cemetery 1400 Sylvester Rd (Off, Airline Drive; 4 blocks south of Loop 610 North) Houston, TX 77009 (713) 723-3850 Location: Need Photo Credit: Lynna Kay Shuffield


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Rabbi Noach Marcovitch

Rav, Waco, Texas d. 23 Tishrei, 1940 (5701) Simchas Torah Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Adath Emeth Cemetery 1400 Sylvester Road (Off, Airline Drive; 4 blocks south of Loop 610 North) Houston, TX 77009 (713) 723-3850 Location: Needed Photo Credit: Lynna Kay […]


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Rabbi Yaakov Geller

יעקב ב"ר צבי יהודה

Rav, Chevra Bikur Cholim, Galveston, Texas

Date of Death: Sun. February 9, 1930 - Shevar 11 5690


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Photo Caption: Rabbi Yaakov Geller, Credit: Needed
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Photo Caption: Rebbe Yisroel Friedman, Chortkover Rebbe, d.1394, Credit: Chasdei Moshe-Kopyczynitz
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Photo Caption: The rabbinic court (residence) of the Chortkover Rebbe. Chortkov, Ukraine, Credit: Needed

Shot Bio from Hapares Magazine:   
Geller Yaakov Bio

 

Bio Information: 
Rav Geller came to Texas from Galicia around 1892 at the behest of Rebbe Yisroel Friedman, Chortkover Rebbe. The Rav latter relocated to Houston where he led Congregation Adath Yisroel for close to 20 years.


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