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Rabbi Menashe Yaakov Levertov

מנשה יעקב ב"ר יצחק אייזיק

chief Rabbi, Krakow, Poland

Date of Death: Sat. February 12, 1966 - 5726 22 5726



Photo Caption: Rav Levertov in Europe, Credit: Levertov4ever Website 


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Rabbi Dov Berish Elefant

דוב בעריש ב"ר אברהם

Rav, Brooklyn, NY

Date of Death: Sat. May 10, 1941 - Iyar 13 5701



Photo Caption: Rabbi Dov Berish Elefant, Credit: Meir Meisels


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Rebbe Tzvi Hirsh Rabinowitz

צבי הירש ב"ר יעקב אהרן

Ostrov Kinsk Rebbe

Date of Death: Fri. December 8, 1944 - Kislev 22 5705


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Photo Caption: Rebbe Tzvi Hirsh Rabinowitz, Credit: Yitzchok Shteierman, Borough Park, Brooklyn 

Bio Information: 
The Rebbe was a descendant of the Rebbe Yaakov Yitzchak of Peshischa  better known as the Yid Hakodosh d. 1813


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Rabbi Shalom Asher Yeshaya Rubin

שלום אשר ישעיהו ב"ר שמואל שמעלקא

Rav, Congregation Avodath Yiroel, Sea Gate, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Tue. August 30, 2011 - Av 30 5771


The Rav’s father was the Sulitzer Rebbe of Far Rockaway.


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Rabbi Nachman Dovid Landinski

נחמן דוד ב"ר משה

Rosh Yeshiva and Co-founder, Gateshead Talmudical College, Gateshead, England

Date of Death: Mon. April 22, 1968 - Nissan 24 5728


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Photo Caption: Gateshead Talmudical College c. 1930, rabbis and students, The 2 rabbonin in the picture (no hat) are believed to be Rav Nachman Dovid Landinski and Rav Eliezer Kaha, the Yeshiva menahel (principal), Credit: Shaul Davis
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Photo Caption:  Rav Nachman Dovid Landinski, Credit: Shaul Davis


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Rabbi Betzalel Leib Tenenbaum

בצלאל ליב בן אברהם יחיאל

Rosh Yeshivah, Yeshivas Karlin-Stolin, Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Tue. April 19, 1960 - Nissan 22 5720
Acharon Shel Pesach


The Rav was born in Kobrin and studied under Rav Pesach Pruskin by whom he was ordained. He later studied in the Mirrer Yeshiva and escaped along with them to Shanghai, China via Kobe, Japan. In America the Rav was among the founders of Bais HaTalmud in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. Among his writings, Arzei Betzalel and Kuntreis Reshimos were published postmortem.


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Rabbi Nosson Nuta Salant

נתן נטע ב"ר צבי הירש



Date of Death: Fri. July 1, 1949 - Tammuz 4 5709


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Photo Caption: Rav Nosson Nuta Salant, Credit: Needed
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Photo Caption: Rav Shmuel Salant d. 1908, Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem, great-grandfather of the Rav Nosson Nuta Salant. This photograph made for Pearsons Magazine just a few days before the Rav’s passing, is believed to be the only portrait for which the Rav ever sat. Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History
Note: Special thanks to Circus Tent “theantitzemach.blogspot.com” for picture origination.

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Photo Credit: The Jewish Morning Journal, November 20, 1919


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Rabbi Yehoshua Katz

יהושע ב"ר אשר אנשיל הכהן

Szombathely Rav, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Sat. May 25, 1985 - Sival 5 5745
Erev Shavuos


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Photo CaptionL Rav Yehoshua Katz, Szombathely Rav at a wedding shortly before he passed away
, Credit: From the archives of Alan Paul Katz


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Rebbe Yissachar Dov Berish Horowitz

ישכר דוב בעריש ב"ר שמואל צבי

Spinka Rebbe Bais Yitzchok, Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Mon. October 1, 2007 - Tishrei 19 5768
Chol hHamoed Succos



Photo Caption: Spinka Rebbe leading a tish, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives


Photo Caption: Spinka Rebbe attending a simchaCredit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives


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Rebbe Shloma Halberstam

שלמה ב"ר בן ציון

Bobover Rebbe

Date of Death: Wed. August 2, 2000 - Av 1 5760
Rosh Codesh


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Photo Caption: Bobover Rebbe at a wedding c.1950, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History
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Photo Caption: Bobover Rebbe’s mother, Rebbetzin Chya Fraidel Halberstam d. 1974. Rebbetzin Halberstam the daughter of Rebbe Shalom Eliezer of  Ratzfert m. 1944 is one of only three grandchildren of the Divrei Chaim to be buried here in the United States.


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Rebbe Naftali Tzvi Halberstam

נפתלי צבי ב"ר שלמה

Bobover Rebbe

Date of Death: Wed. March 23, 2005 - Adar II 12 5765


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Photo Caption: Rebbe Naftali Halberstam, Bobover Rebbe, Credit: Needed 


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Rebbe Yaakov Halberstam

יעקב ב"ר סיני

Chakava Rebbe

Date of Death: Tue. November 7, 1967 - Cheshvan 4 5728


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Photo Caption: Rebbe Yaakov Halberstam, Chakava Rebbe, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
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Photo Caption: Kever of Rebbe Baruch Halberstam of Gorlitz (1906), the Rebbe’s grandfather, Gorlice, Poland, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
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Photo Caption: kever of Divrei Chaim of Sanz (d. 1876), the Rebbe’s great grand father. 

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Photo Caption: Map the the kever of Rebbe Yakov Halberstam, Chakava Rebbe


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Rebbe Shmuel Tzvi Horowitz

שמואל צבי ב"ר אברהם אביש

Spinka Rebbe

Date of Death: Sat. August 30, 1997 - Av 27 5757



Photo Caption: The Rebbe, who was more commonly known as Rebbe Herschele of Spink about a year after his liberation. Credit: Horowitz family


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Rebbe Yitzchok Isaac Langner

יצחק אייזיק ב"ר יהודה צבי

Stretiner Rebbe of New York City

Date of Death: Tue. July 19, 1949 - Tammuz 22 5709


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Photo Caption: Rebbe Yitzchok Isaac Langner, Credit: Needed
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Photo Caption: Rebbe Yitzchok Isaac Langner, Credit: Needed

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Photo Credit: The New York Times, September 2, 1920
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Photo Caption: #3 is the Rebbe,  #4: Rebbe Chaim Moshe Yehoshua Schneerson  Twersky, who are the others? Credit: Needed

Bio Information:
The Rebbe moved to New York with the blessing of Rebbe Yechezkel Halberstam, the Shinever Rav.


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