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Rabbi Shmuel Avigdor Levinson

שמואל אביגדור ב"ר צבי

Rav, United Hebrew Congregation, Newport, Kentucky

Date of Death: Sat. February 5, 1949 - Shevat 6 5709


Bio Information:
After arriving on these shores in 1887 from Russia, Rav Levinson served as the founding rabbi of  both at United Hebrew Congregation in Newport and later in Temple Israel in Covington, Kentucky. Both had relatively small Jewish communities.

Photo Caption: United Hebrew Congregation, Newport, Kentucky  c. 1905, Credit: American Jewish Archives

Photo Caption: Temple Israel’s first building (Covington, Kentucky), Credit: American Jewish Archives 


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Rabbi Yosef Zelig Zeligs

יוסף זעליג ב"ר מנחם

Rav, Beth Medrash HaGadol of Cincinnati

Date of Death: Mon. August 9, 1920 - Av 25 5680



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