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Rabbi Yosef Tzvi Spitzer

יוסף צבי ב"ר שמעון

Rav, Chevra Beth Aaron Anshei Ungarin of Brooklyn

Date of Death: Sat. March 3, 1923 - Adar 15 5683



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Rabbi Yisrael Kabat (Kabatchnick)

ישראל ב"ר צבי הכהן

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Sat. December 22, 1928 - Teves 9 5698



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Rabbi Yisroel Dov Wolkoff

ישראל דוב ב"ר מרדכי

Rav, Chevra Mishnayos Anshei Breezin

Date of Death: Mon. October 2, 1933 - Tishrei 12 5694



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Rabbi Yitzchok Greenblatt

יצחק ב"ר יעקב אלעזר

Rav, Elenville, New York

Date of Death: Thu. April 23, 1953 - Iyar 8 5713


Greenblatt Yitzchok Mount Judah Pic Crop
Photo Caption: Rav Yitzchok Greenblatt, Credit: Chaim Greenblatt, London, England
Bio Information:
Prior to Elenville the Rav served in Washington, DC.
The Rav’s grandson, Rav Ephraim Greenblatt was the longtime Rav of Memphis, Tennessee.


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Rabbi Levy Yitzchok Kahana

לוי יצחק ב"ר נחמן

Rav, Congregation Tiferes Yisroel, Brooklyn, NY

Date of Death: Sun. October 15, 1950 - Cheshvan 4 5711


Bio Information:
In addition to Tiferes Yisroel, Rav Kahana served at Congregation Havas Torah and authored Maaasas Beis haLevi compiling many of his sermons.

Photo Caption: Family dedication page in Maaasas Beis HaLevi, Credit: Hebrewbooks


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Rabbi Shlomo Dov Shapiro

שלומה דוב ב"ר מרדכי

Rav, Cong. B’nai Abraham, East Flatbush, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Fri. January 7, 2011 - Shevat 2 5771


Shapiro Shlomo Dov pic
Photo Caption: Rav Shlomo Dov Shapiro

Bio Information:
Between East Flatbush and later in Kew Gardens Hills, The Rav served for close to 70 years in New York.

 


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Rabbi Yehoshua Abba Busel

יהושע אבא ב"ר בצלאל

Rav, Brooklyn, NY

Date of Death: Fri. January 7, 1972 - Teves 19 5732



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Rabbi Matisyahu Chaim Weisenfeld

מתתיהו חיים ב"ר ישראל משה

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Wed. January 26, 1972 - Shevat 5 5732



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Rabbi Dov Eliyahu Gordon

דוב אליהו ב"ר יעקב חיים הכהן

Rosh Yeshiva, Mir, Brooklyn, NY

Date of Death: Sun. March 17, 1974 - Adar 23 5734



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Rabbi Tzvi Yeshaya Avner

ישעיהו צבי ב"ר אהרן טוביה

Magid Mieshorim, Machzikie Torah, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. May 15, 1917 - Iyar 22 5676


Avner Bio 1
Photo Credit: The Jewish Morning Journal, June 6, 1917
Avner bio 2
Photo Credit: The Jewish Morning Journal, May 14, 1917


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Rabbi Gershon Avroham Weisenfeld

גרשון אברהם ב"ר ישראל משה

Rosh Yeshiva, Yeshiva Gedolah of Passaic

Date of Death: Thu. September 24, 1981 - Elul 25 5741


Zacks menachem
Photo Caption: Rav Mendel Zaks, Credit: RIETS

Weisenfeld bio 1
Weisenfeld bio 2
Photo Credit: Needed
Bio Information:
Rav Weisenfeld’s wife was the daughter of Rav Mendel Zaks (d.1974) the son-in-law of the Chofetz Chaim.


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Rabbi Yaakov Karlinsky

יעקב ב"ר אברהם דוב

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Wed. August 8, 1979 - Av 17 5739



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Rabbi Moshe Horowitz

משה ב"ר אהרן אריה

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. April 15, 1947 - Nissan 24 5707



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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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Rabbi Chaim Nachman Cohen

חיים נחמן ב"ר יהושע הכהן

Tzaddik Nistar of New York City

Date of Death: Thu. April 12, 1928 - Nissan 22 5688
Acharon Shel Pesach



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Rabbi Ephraim Berman

אפרים ב"ר אברהם דוד

Rav, Congregation Beth Aaron, Brooklyn, NY

Date of Death: Thu. June 9, 1977 - Sivan 22 5737



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Rabbi Avroham Yosef Gordon

אברהם יוסף ב"ר אהרן

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Wed. January 27, 1960 - Teves 27 5720



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Rabbi Yosef Eliyahu Fried

יוסף אליהו ב"ר יהודא ליב

Shukyaner Rav

Date of Death: Mon. May 9, 1927 - Iyar 6 5687



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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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Rabbi Yaakov Yosef Stein

יעקב יוסף ב"ר משה מאיר

Rav , Brownsville, NY

Date of Death: Wed. August 6, 1930 - Av 12 5690



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Rabbi Chaim Levine

חיים ב"ר יהודה ליב

President, Mesivta Tifereth Jerusalem (MTJ)

Date of Death: Mon. March 27, 1961 - Nissan 6 5721



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Rabbi Avroham Yitzchok Faivelson

אברהם יצחק ב"ר שמואל אביגדור

Nassi, Va'ad HaRabonim of Greater New York

Date of Death: Sun. March 23, 1975 - 11 Nissan 5735



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Rabbi Moshe Mayefsky

משה ב"ר אלימלך

Rosh Yeshiva, Konwitz, Lower East Side, New York City

Date of Death: Fri. April 4, 1958 - Nissan 14 1958
Erev Pesach



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Rabbi Tzvi Adams

צבי ב"ר אברהם בנימין

Rav, Rochester, NY

Date of Death: Sun. October 31, 1943 - Cheshvan 2 5704


Adams pic


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Rabbi Avroham Schoen

אברהם ב"ר שלום יהודה הלוי

Rav, Adas Bnei Yisroel Shomrei Shabbos of Brooklyn

Date of Death: Fri. September 11, 1942 - Elul 28 5702


schone doc


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Rabbi Aaron Kagan

אהרן ב"ר ישראל מאיר הכהן

Son of the Chofetz Chaim

Date of Death: Sun. February 3, 1957 - Shevat 30 5717
Rosh Chodesh



Photo Caption: Recently discovered (video) picture of the Chofetz Chaim in Vienna, Credit: University of South Carolina


Photo Caption: Kever of the Chofetz Chaim, Radun, Belarus, Credit: DZ

Photo Caption: Kever of Rav Naftali Trop (d.1928), Radun, Belarus , Rav Trop served as rosh yeshiva of Yeshiva Chofetz Chaim, Credit: DZ

Of Note:
In addition to Rav Kagan, his mother Rebbetzin Miriam Frieda Kagan (d. 1946), wife of the Chofetz Chaim and the wife of Rav Yeruchem Levovitz (d. 1936), the famed Mirer Mashgiach are both buried in the same section.


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Rabbi Binyamin Levy

בנימין ב"ר ישראל יצחק הלוי

Rav, Ahavas Avroham Bnai Kula, New York City

Date of Death: Sun. October 5, 1924 - Tishrei 6 5685


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Photo caption: Rav Binyamin Levy, Credit: Mordecai Turoff

Photo Caption: (L-R) Rav Mendel Hochstein (white coat), Rav Mordechai Aaron Kapaln, Rav Avroham Aaron Yudelovitch, Rav Binyamin Levy, Mr. Tzvi Hirsch Manischevitz, c. 1921, Credit: Yitzchok Shteierman, Borough Park, Brooklyn 

Levy near jaffa

Photo Caption: The Rav’s personal copy of Igeres Hamusar from Rav Yisroel Salanter d. 1883, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History


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Rabbi Yeshaya Karlinsky

ישעיה ב"ר אברהם דוב

Member, Agudath Harabonim

Date of Death: Sun. December 24, 1944 - Kislev 6 5705


Rav Karlinsky was among the over 400 Rabbanim and Admorim who on Erev Yom Kippur, 1943 marched on Washington demanding that the Roosevelt administration help save the Jews of Europe.


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Rabbi Chaim Rosen

חיים ב"ר משה

Baal, Bikhurei Chaim

Date of Death: Wed. May 19, 1971 - Iyar 12 5731



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Rabbi Yehoshua Moshe Mereminsky

יהושע משה ב"ר

Chief Rabbi, Mount Vernon, Westchester County, New York

Date of Death: Wed. August 16, 1961 - Elul 2 5721



Photo Caption: Rav Yehshua Moshe Mereminsky, Credit: Josh Mereminsky 

Bio Information:
Rav Mereminsky’s wife, was the granddaughter of the Chofetz Chaim. In his later years Rav Mereminsky retired and moved to Los Angeles.


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