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Rabbi Yitzchok Leifer

יצחק ב"ר יוסף

Nadvorna Rebbe of the Bronx

Date of Death: Sat. September 4, 1965 - Elul 7 5725


Photo Caption: A delegation of rabboinm in Washington, DC, 1925 (see list below), Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
1. Rav Zalman Tuvia Golubowski, Bayonne, New Jersey
2. Rav Tzvi Hirsh Dachowitz, Agudath Achim Anshei Libowitz
3. Rav Menachem Yehuda Guzik, Makover Rav
4. Rav Avroham Aaron Yudelovitch, Eldridge Street Synagogue
5. Rebbe Yitzchok Leifer, Nedvorana Bronx Rebbe
6. Rav Gavriel Zev Margolis, Knesseth HaRabonim
7. Rav Avroham Miller, Cong. Bnai Yisroel of Borough Park
8. Lionel Golub, attorney representing the Union of Orthodox Rabbis on this endeavor


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Tags: Admorim · Nadvorna

Rebbe Yosef Meir Leifer

יוסף מאיר ב"ר לוי יצחק

Nadvorna Haifa Rebbe of New York

Date of Death: Tue. November 18, 2003 - Cheshvan 23 5764


The Rebbe was the great grandson of Rebbe Yoseph Leifer of Borsha and a desendant of Rebbe Berchi of Nadvorna d.1848.


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Tags: Admorim · Nadvorna · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Wellwood Cemetery - Long Island

Rabbi Mordechai Aryeh Nissenbaum

מרדכי אריה ב"ר משה הלוי

Rav, Brooklyn, NY

Date of Death: Sun. March 4, 1951 - Adar I 26 5711



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Rabbi Zalman Tuvia Golubowski

Cong. Bais Yaakov – Anshi Sholom, Brooklyn, New York

Date of Death: Tue. November 20, 1945 - Kislev 16 5706


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Photo Caption: A delegation of rabboinm in Washington, DC, 1925 (see list below), Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
1. Rav Zalman Tuvia Golubowski, Bayonne, New Jersey
2. Rav Tzvi Hirsh Dachowitz, Agudath Achim Anshei Libowitz
3. Rav Menachem Yehuda Guzik, Makover Rav
4. Rav Avroham Aaron Yudelovitch, Eldridge Street Synagogue
5. Rebbe Yitzchok Leifer, Nedvorana Bronx Rebbe
6. Rav Gavriel Zev Margolis, Knesseth HaRabonim
7. Rav Avroham Miller, Cong. Bnai Yisroel of Borough Park
8. Lionel Golub, attorney representing the Union of Orthodox Rabbis on this endeavor
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Photo Caption: Rabbi Zalman Tuvia Golubowski, Credit: Janice Singer-Capek, Atlanta, GA
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Photo Caption:  Rabbi Zalman Tuvia Golubowski,  Rabbi Avroham Aaron Yudelovitch (center), a third brother, Credit: Janice Singer-Capek, Atlanta, GA


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Tags: New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Wellwood Cemetery - Long Island

Rabbe Yisroel Aryeh Leib Halpren

ישראל אריה ליב ב"ר ברוך

Sokolivke Rebbe

Date of Death: Sun. May 13, 1962 - Iyar 9 5722


Halpren Yisroel Aryeh Leib pic
Photo Caption: Rebbe Yisroel Aryeh Leib Halpren along with the Rebbe Mordechai Shlomo Friedman, Boyaner Rebbe d. 1971, at a weeding, Credit: Needed
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Photo Caption: Rebbe Yisroel Aryeh Leib Halpren, Credit: Needed

Bio Information:
The Rebbe’s shul was on the Lower East Side.


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Tags: Admorim · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Wellwood Cemetery - Long Island

Rabbi Aaron Halberstam

אהרן ב"ר אלישע

Gorlitzer Rav

Date of Death: Fri. November 5, 1976 - Cheshvan 12 5737



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Rebbe Tzvi Elimelech Rokeach

צבי אלימלך ב"ר יוסף יהודא

Bercher Rebbe

Date of Death: Wed. August 12, 1964 - Elul 4 5724


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Photo Caption: Rebbe Tzvi Elimelech Rokeach, Bercher Rebbe
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Photo Caption: Rebbe Tzvi Elimelech Rokeach, Bercher Rebbe


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Tags: Admorim · Belz · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Wellwood Cemetery - Long Island

Rabbi Meir Amsel

מאיר ב"ר אברהם

Rav, Congregation Yeshivas Hamaor, Boropark, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Sat. January 13, 2007 - Teves 23 5767


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Photo Caption: Rav Meir Amsel, c. 1999, Credit: Shmuel Botchy Amsel, Brooklyn, NY
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Photo Caption: Rav Meir Amsel greeting Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Lubavitcher Rebbe on Hoshana Rabbah 1987, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History
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Photo Caption: Rav Meir Amsel, c. 1960 in Monticello, NY checking the eruv, Credit: Shmuel Botchy Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

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Photo Caption: Rav Shmuel Engel of Radomshil, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
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Photo Caption: Rav Shmuel Engel of Radomshil, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Bio Information:
Rav Meir Amsel  a talmud (disciple) of Rav Shmuel Engel of Radomshil, was the editor of the monthly rabbinical journal Hamaor for over fifty years and established a Mikva near his shul, among the first in the area.


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Tags: New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Wellwood Cemetery - Long Island

Rebbe Chaim Halberstam

חיים ב"ר יצחק ישעיה

Tshkhoiver (Czchow) Rebbe of New York

Date of Death: Thu. March 29, 1956 - Nissan 17 5716
Chol Hamoed Pesach


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Photo Caption: Rebbe Chaim Halberstam, Credit: David Halberstam, Florida  
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Photo Caption: The Rebbe’s father, Rebbe Yeshiaye Yitzchok Halberstam HY”D d. 1944, Credit: Rabbi Scranton Miller
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Photo Caption: The Rebbe’s father, Rebbe Yeshiaye Yitzchok Halberstam HY”D d. 1944, Credit: Rabbi Scranton Miller
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Photo Caption: First Edition title page, Divrie Chaim, The Rebbe’s  grandfather
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Photo Caption: The Rebbe’s uncle Rebbe Meir Nosson Halberstam father of the first Bobover Rebbe, Nowy Sacz, Poland, Credit: MU, KGH

Bio Information:
Rebbe Chaim Halberstam was named after his grandfather the Divri Chaim of Sanzs. He is the only know grandson (ben achar ben) of the Sanzer  Rav to be buried in North America. Both his father Rebbe Yeshaye and his uncle, Rebbe Shulem Lazer of Ratzfert were murdered by the Nazis in 1944.


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Tags: Admorim · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Sanzs · Wellwood Cemetery - Long Island