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Rabbi Avoham Nachum Meyerowitz

אברהם נחום ב"ר צבי יהודה

Rav, Chevra Machzika Torah, Brownsville, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Sun. January 2, 1955 - Teves 9 5715


The Chevra Machzika Torah building located at 354 Osborn Street has long been replaced by the Brownsville Houses, Housing Projects.


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Rabbi Dovid Leib Kozlowitz

דוד ליב ב"ר אברהם יעקב

Rav, Brownsville, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Wed. August 20, 1947 - Elul 4 5707


The Rav arrived here from Le Havre (Newhaven), France in 1938 and settled in Brownsville, Brooklyn where he served various congregations.


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Rabbi Yechezkel Liverhant

יחזקאל ב"ר יוסף הכהן

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Sun. November 18, 1945 - Kislev 13 5706



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Rabbi Raphael Safsel

רפאל ב"ר דוב יעקב

Rav, Chevra Ein Yaakov Anshe B’ville, Brownsville, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Sun. December 8, 1935 - Kislev 12 5696



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Rabbi Moshe Rosenblatt

משה ב"ר אברהם יוסף

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Fri. April 2, 1948 - Adar II 22 5708



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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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Rabbi Menachem Mendel Zlatalov

מנחם מענדול ב"ר שמואל

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Fri. June 8, 1923 - Sivan 24 5683



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Rabbi Yisroel Dov Melamed

ישראל דוב ב"ר יעקב סופר

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Wed. November 4, 1914 - Cheshvan 3 5674



Photo Caption: Rav Yisroel Ber Melamed, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives


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Rabbi Yair Lerner

יאיר ב"ר שימחה

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Fri. May 31, 1935 - Iyyar 28 5695



Photo Caption: Notice of condolence for the Rav’s wife, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Bio Information:
The Rav who was originally from Labin, Volyn [Ukraine] was a member of the Degel HaRabonim.


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Rabbi Moshe Avroham Derbaremdiker

משה אברהם ב"ר חיים דוב

Rav, Hrytsiv, Ukraine

Date of Death: Fri. February 22, 1924 - Adar I 22 5684




Photo Caption: The marker of Rebbe Yaakov Yosef Yehuda of Labin, d. 1848. The Rebbe was buried along side Rebbe Chaim Tirer of Chernovitz,  (author Bei’er Mayim Chaim and Sidduro shel Shabbos) d. 1813, in a cave at the old Jewish cemetery in Tzfat. Credit: Menachem Engel, Tzfat, Israel

Photo Caption: Rav Moshe Weinberger of Aish Kodesh, Woodmere, NY at the tzion of Rebbe Levi Yitzchok of Barditchev, June, 2015, Credit: Reb Dov Elias, Kew Gardens Hills, NY

Photo Caption: Derbaremdiker family tree, Credit: Yitz Twersky


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Rabbi Gershon Maklee

גרשון ב"ר דוד

Rav, Białystok, Poland

Date of Death: Thu. May 24, 1923 - Sivan 9 5683


The Rav, who lived in the Bronx arrived on these shores December 9th, 1920 on the Oscar II (“Peace Ship”) via Copenhagen.


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Rabbi Shalom Zev Gross

שלום זאב ב"ר יחזקאל יצחק

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. July 26, 1921 - Tammuz 20



Photo Caption: Rav Shalom Wolf Gross


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Rabbi Schmaryohu Leib Hurwitz

שמריהו ליב ב"ר דוב בער

Rav, Talmud Torah Rabbi Yisroel Salanter, Harlem, New York City

Date of Death: Sun. June 12, 1938 - Sivan 12 5698




Credit: Orthodox Judaism in America, Moshe D Sherman


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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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Rabbi Dovid Bender

דוד ב"ר אברהם

Menahal, Yeshiva Torah Vodaath, Brooklyn, New York

Date of Death: Wed. November 17, 1965 - Cheshvan 22 5726



Photo Caption: Rav Dovid Bender, Credit: Rabbi Yaakov Bender, Far Rockaway, New York


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Rabbi Tzvi Atyeh Pomerantz

צבי אריה ב"ר ישראל חיים

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Sat. April 10, 1943 - Nissan 5 5703



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Rabbi Yehuda Weil

יהודא ב"ר יצחק

Mashgiach, Rabbeinu Yitzchok Elchonon (RIETS)

Date of Death: Tue. October 24, 1944 - Cheshvan 7 5705


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Photo Caption: Rabbi Yehuda Weil, Credit: Yeshiva University 
Weil Yehuda pic
Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America
Weil Yehuda bio

Credit: Rabbi Zevulun Charlop


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Rabbi Reuvain Levovitz

ראובן ב"ר חיים יוסף הלוי

Rav, Congregation Talmud Torah of East New York

Date of Death: Thu. October 21, 1965 - Tishrei 25 5726



Photo Caption: Rav Reuvain Levovitz, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
Feinstein Moshe
Photo Caption: HaRav Moshe Feinstein, the Rav’s brother-in- law, Credit: ravmoshe.net
Levovitz Yeruchom
Photo Caption: Rav Yerucham Levovitz (d. 1936), the famed Mirrer Mashgiach was the Rav’s older brother, Credit: wikipedia.org


Photo Caption: Kever of Rav Yerucham Levovitz, Mir, Poland, Credit: DZ


Photo Caption: Rebbetzin Rivka Levovitz (wife of Rav Yerucham) buried at the Mount Judah Cemetery in Ridgewood, Queens along side the wife of the Chofetz Chaim, Credit: IFJCAH


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Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch Orliansky

צבי הירש ב"ר יצחק

Skidler Magid

Date of Death: Tue. September 17, 1940 - Elul 14 5700



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Rabbi Moshe Zelig Olshanitzky

משה זעליג ב"ר פייוויל

Rav, Anshei Antirpolie

Date of Death: Sun. September 28, 1941 - Tishrei 7 5702



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Rabbi Yitzchok Avroham Gaisinsky (Haisinsky)

יצחק אברהם ב"ר ישראל

Rav, Agudat Achim Anshei Stavishche, Bronx, NY

Date of Death: Wed. March 25, 1942 - Nissan 1 5702
Rosh Codesh



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Rabbi Mordechai Dovid Shur

מרדכי דוד ב"ר יוסף

Rav, Chevra Ein Yaakov Anshe B’ville, Brownsville, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Mon. May 30, 1938 - Iyar 29 5698



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Rabbi Shmuel Tzvi Wein

שמואל צבי ב"ר משה ארי' הלוי

Rav, Borough Park, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Tue. November 12, 1918 - Kislev 8 5679



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Rabbi Yeshaya Yosef Margolin

ישעיה יוסף ב"ר נח

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Fri. February 12, 1943 - Adar I 7 5703


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P
hoto Credit: Shmuel Botchy Amsel, Brooklyn, NY
Sodden Brooklyn Eagle 1932
Photo Caption: Rav Yeshaya Yosef Margolin at a Knesseth HaRabonim meeting, Credit: Brooklyn Eagle, 1932


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Rabbi Yaakov Shmuel Markowitz

יעקוב שמואל ב"ר אברהם מאניס

Rav, Congregation Kehilas Yaakov, New York City

Date of Death: Sun. July 19, 1925 - Sivan 27 5685



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Rabbi Yaakov Eliyahu Rabinowitz

יעקב אליהו ב"ר צבי

Rav, Bnai Israel of Linden Heights, Brooklyn, NY

Date of Death: Mon. March 22, 1943 - Adar II 15 5703
Shushan Purim



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Rabbi Shimon Deutsch

שמעון ב"ר חיים

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Sun. December 2, 1928 - Kislev 12 5689



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Rebbe Avrohan Yaakov Panitch

אברהם יעקב ב"ר צבי

Makarov Kiev Rebbe of New York

Date of Death: Tue. March 15, 1966 - Adar 24 5726


Photo Credit: Yitz Twersky, Kew Gardens Hills, NY
Twersky 59 Trisker Maggid
Photo Caption: Rebbe Avroham Yaakov Panitch’s grandfather Rebbe Avroham, Trisker Maggid, d.1889
Twersky 50 Dovid Makarov Kiev
Photo Caption: Rebbe Avroham Yaakov Panitch’s father-in-law, Rebbe Dovid of Makarov Kiev d. 1902 
Twersky 55 Makarov Kielce
Photo Caption: Rebbe Avroham Yaakov Panitch’s brother-in-law, Rebbe Nissan Yehuda of Makarov Kielce d. 1940 

Bio Information:
The Rebbe’s father-in-law was Rebbe Dovid Twersky, the Makarov Kiev Rebbe (d. 1902). The Makarov Kiev Rebbe was married to the daughter of Rebbe Avroham Twersky, the Trisker Maggid (d. 1889). Sadly the Rebbe left no descendants


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Rabbi Miyrom Hillel Rappaport

מארים הלל ב"ר אפרים

Bialystoker Shtut Maggid (Town Preacher)

Date of Death: Sun. May 5, 1963 - Iyaar 11 5723



Photo Caption: Rabbi Miyrom Hillel Rappaport (c. 1942) at a wedding in Washington Heights, New York City, Credit: From the library of Sarah Payes


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Rabbi Menashe Margolis

מנשה ב"ר גבריאל זאב

President, Knesseth HaRabonim

Date of Death: Wed. June 2, 1954 - Sivan 1 5714
Rosh Codesh


Margolis Menashe son of Velvel
Photo Caption: Rabbi Menashe Margolis, Credit: Needed
Margolis Menashe Brooklyn Egal ad
Photo Caption: Obituary in the Brooklyn Eagle, June 3, 1954 announcing the passing of Rav Menashe Margolis

Bio Information:
Following the passing of his father, Rav  Menashe Margolis assumed the presidency of the Knesseth HaRabonim HaOrthdoksim dAmerica vCanada. The organization ceased operations with the Rav’s passing.


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