kevarim.com

Kevarim of Tzadikim in North America — Over 1566 Kevarim Online!

kevarim.com header image 4

Rabbi Shlomo Zlatalov

שלומה ב"ר מנחם מענדל

Rav, South Bend, Indiana

Date of Death: Sat. March 26, 1932 - Adar II 18 5692



Photo Caption: Rav Shlomo Zlatalov, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
Bio Information:
Rav Zlatalov the author of  Zichron Menachem which was named after his father who was a Rav in New York City.


[Read more →]

Tags: Montefiore Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Gershon Epstein

גרשון ב"ר שמחה בנום הלוי

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. June 20, 1922 - Tammuz 23 5682



Photo Caption: The Morning Journal announcing Rav Epstein’s passing. 


[Read more →]

Tags: Montefiore Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Unknown

Rabbi Gavriel Zev Margolis

גבריאל זאב ב"ר יחיאל יצחק

President and Founder, Knesseth HaRabonim

Date of Death: Mon. September 9, 1935 - Elul 10 5695


Margolis Gavriel Zev Pic New
Photo Caption:Rav Gavriel Zev Velvele Margolis, Photo Credit: Mitchell Morris  
Yudelevitch Margolius 2
Photo Caption: Rav Gavriel Zev Velvele Margolis and  Rav Avroham Aaron Yudelovitch , Credit: Needed
Rabv Yudelevitch and Rav Margolius
Photo Caption: Rav Avroham Aaron Yudelovitch and Rav Gavriel Zev Velvele Margolis , Credit: Library Of Congress
Margolis Gavriel Zev Forward Feb 1930
Margolis Gavriel Zev Forward Feb 1930 Part 2
Photo Caption: Rav Gavriel Zev Velvele Margolis , Credit: Jewish Forward
Margolis Gavriel Zev Pic Forward
Photo Caption: Rav Gavriel Zev Velvele Margolis , Credit: Jewish Forward
Margolis Gavriel Zev Ad
Photo Caption: Advertisement announcing the annual membership meeting of the Knesseth HaRabonim, Credit: The Jewish Morning Journal, January 23, 1913
Margolis Gavriel Zev Brooklyn Eagle of Sep 9 1935
Photo Caption: The passing of Rav Gavriel Zev Velvele Margolis, Credit: Brooklyn Eagle, September 9, 1935
Nachum of Horodna pic
Photo Caption: Father-in-law of Rav Gavriel Zev Velvele Margolis and the rebbe of the Chofetz Chaim, Rav Nachum Kaplan,  or as he was commonly known Rebbe Nachumke of Horodnad. It is It is reported that the Chofetz Chaim had a picture of Rebbe Nachumke hanging in his house.

Bio Information:
Rav Velvele as he was commonly  know was married the daughter of Rav Nachum Kaplan d. 1880 (or 1879), the famed Rebbe of the Chofetz Chaim. After moving to the United States in 1907, the Rav was appointed as the Chief Rabbi of Boston, MA where he established the Knesseth HaRabonim HaOrthdoksim d’America v’Canada, prior to moving to New York City in 1911.


[Read more →]

Tags: Chief Rabbi · Montefiore Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rebbe Aryeh Leib Schochet

אריה לייבוש ב"ר יעקב ניסן

Radifker Rebbe

Date of Death: Wed. December 28, 1938 - Teves 6 5699


Radifker Rebbe 3
Photo Caption: Rebbe Aryeh Leib Schochet, Credit: Needed
Radifker Rebbe 4
Photo Caption: Painting of Rebbe Aryeh Leib Schochet, Credit: Azriel Graeber, Cedarhurst, New York

Bio Information:
The Rebbe came to these shores from Russia in 1907. His Lekutim Yekarim was the first known safer (book) on chassidus published in  America.


[Read more →]

Tags: Admorim · Montefiore Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY