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Rabbi Raphael Avigdor Landau

רפאל אביגדור ב"ר יצחק

Chief Rabbi, Manchester, New Hampshire

Date of Death: Sun. July 10, 1955 - Tammuz 10 5715



Photo Caption: Memorial for Rav Landau, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Bio Information:
The Rav also served in Brookline and Boston.


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Rabbi Mordechai Klatchko

מרדכי ב"ר צבי הירש

Rav, Altoona, Pennsylvania

Date of Death: Thu. December 22, 1932 - Kislev 23 5693


Klatchko Moedechai bio
Photo Caption: Short bio for Rabbi Mordechai Klatchko, Credit: Needed


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Rabbi Aaron Shuchatowitz

אהרן ב"ר אברהם יצחק

Rav, New Haven, Connecticut

Date of Death: Sun. December 1, 1974 - Kislev 17 5735



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Rabbi Yisroel Avroham Abba Krieger

ישראל אברהם אבא ב"ר חיים זאב

Rav, Boston, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Thu. January 8, 1931 - Teves 19 5691


Krieger Yisroel Avroham Abba Boston
Photo Caption: Rabbi Yisroel Avorham Abba Krieger, Credit: Michael Harel

Bio Information: 
The Rav Was born in Shpeishuk, a small village near Kovno, Lithuania where His father Rav Chaim Zev server as Rav. At the young age of 8, the Rav was sent to the yeshiva in Eishishok to study. His After bar mitzvah he Traveled to Jerusalem where he Entered the study hall of Rav Yehoshua Leib Diskin, Diligently studying for five years. In 1890 he returned to Europe and settled in Dvinsk where he became a disciple of Rev Meir Simcha HaKohen. Two years Later Around Was he appointed the Rav of Kosherdari and soon after Frankfurt am Main. Due to His Lack of success n Germany he Traveled to American and Settled in Boston, Massachusetts where he Was appointed as Rav and a authoritative member of the Agudath Harabonim.

Among His writings are China Dchaye (Pietrokov, 1908), Lirtzonchem Tizbechuhu (Pietrokov, 1908), Olah Lyafeh (Pietrokov, 1911), and posthumously Taanugei Yisroel, 2 Vol. (Brooklyn, 1981), Kedushas Bas Yisroel, (Brooklyn, 1982), and Yad Yisroel (Brooklyn, 1985). Addition the Rav In Was a regular contributor to the Hapardes Rabbinical Piratical.
Source: Orthodox Judaism in America, Moshe D. Sherman


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Rabbi Avroham Moshe Shershevsky

אברהם משה ב"ר חיים שמואל

Chief Rabbi, Portland, Maine

Date of Death: Thu. June 2, 1927 - Sivan 2 5687


Bio Information: 
Rav Avroham Moshe Shershevsky authored Nachal Avroham which includes a collection of droshos (sermons) he deliverer in Portland. In 1898, Rav Shershevsky moved to Boston, MA where he remained until in passing.


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