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Rabbi Aaron Dim

אהרן ב"ר משה הלוי

Rav, Congregation Shaarei Torah, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. June 5, 1951 - Sivan 1 5711
Rosh Chodesh



Photo Caption: Rav Aaron Dim, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Bio Information:
Rav Aaron Dim was the longstanding president of Degel HaRabanim in New York City.


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Rabbi Reuvain Shapiro

ראובן ב"ר שאול

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Sun. March 5, 1905 - Adar I 28 5665



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Rabbi Yosef Tzvi Spitzer

יוסף צבי ב"ר שמעון

Rav, Chevra Beth Aaron Anshei Ungarin of Brooklyn

Date of Death: Sat. March 3, 1923 - Adar 15 5683



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Rabbi Raphael Yisroel Snow

רפאל ישראל ב"ר משה

R"M Yeshiva Rabbanu Chaim Berlin

Date of Death: Sun. August 20, 1961 - Elul 8 5721



Photo Picture: Linked below, article on Rabbi Snow, Inyan Magazine, December, 2015

Snow Israel Woodbridge Bio

Bio Information:
Rav Snow was among the over 400 Rabbanim and Admorim who on Erev Yom Kippur, of 1943 marched on Washington, DC demanding that the Roosevelt administration help save the Jews of Europe.


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Rabbi Yaakov Goodman

(יעקב ב"ר ישראל (יואל

Chief Rabbi, Burlington, Vermont

Date of Death: Fri. January 12, 1912 - Teves 22 5672



Photo Credit: Chachmei Yisroel of New England, Rabbi Mayer Abromowitz


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Rabbi Dovid Gross

דוד ב"ר אהרן אלעזר

Rav, Congregation Orchas Chaim, Borough Park, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Thu. February 9, 1989 - Adar I 4 5749


Rav Gross was also a Rosh Yeshiva of Nitra.


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Rabbi Shneur Zalman Rechlin

שניאור זלמן ב"ר שמואל

Rav, Bronx, New York

Date of Death: Mon. November 5, 1928 - Cheshvan 22 5689



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Rabbi Yaakov Brog

יעקב ב"ר אריה מאיר

Rav, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Date of Death: Tue. January 22, 1974 - Teves 24 5734



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Rabbi Yechiel Hillel Gorelik

יחיאל הלל ב"ר ישראל חיים

Chief Rabbi, Burlington, Vermont

Date of Death: Fri. June 15, 1923 - Tammuz 1 5683
Rosh Codesh


Photo Credit: Chachmei Yisroel of New England, Rabbi Mayer Abromowitz

Photo Caption: The Rav’s son, Credit: Chachmei Yisroel of New England, Rabbi Mayer Abromowitz

 


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Rabbi Meir Tzvi Suchman

מאיר צבי ב"ר נתן

Cofounder, Agudas Anshei Maamad Ubeis Vaad L'Chachomim, Lower East Side

Date of Death: Mon. December 25, 1939 - Kislev 13 5700


Photo Caption: Rav Meir Hirsh Tzvi Suchman, c. 1920, Credit: MN

Photo Caption: Rav Meir Hirsh Tzvi Suchman, c. 1939, Credit: MN

Photo Caption: The kevarim of Admorei Belz, Belz, Ukraine, Credit: zadikim.net

Bio Information:
The Rav, who hailed from Krystynopol, Galicia (Poland) moved to New York in 1920. A devout Belzer Chossid, he maintained a close relationship with both Rebbe Yehoshua (d.1894) and Rebbe Yissachar Dov Rokeach (d.1826) of Belz.


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Rabbi Yosef Meir Levin

יוסף מאיר ב"ר שמואל דוד

Rav, Congregation Ohav Shalom, Cincinnati, Ohio

Date of Death: Sun. May 2, 1926 - Iyar 18 5686
Lag Baomer


Rav Levin was a founding member of the  Agudath Harabonim.


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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 Aaron Kupperman

אהרן ב"ר משה ישראל

Rav, Newark, New Jersey

Date of Death: Mon. March 17, 1924 - Adar II 12 5684



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Rabbi Tzvi Hirsh Keller

צבי הירש ב"ר ישראל מנחם

Rav, Austria (and London, England)

Date of Death: Tue. November 16, 1897 - Cheshvan 21 5658


The Rav arrived on these shores in 1895 form Liverpool, England and passed away just a few short years later.


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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 Menachem Mendel Meltzer

מנחם מענדל ב"ר אליעזר

Rav, Chevra Beis Avrohom, Bayonne, New Jersey

Date of Death: Sat. April 20, 1940 - Nisssan 12 5700



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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 Nachum Avroham Safran

נחום אברהם ב"ר משה

Baal, Tzofnas Par'nach

Date of Death: Wed. October 29, 1941 - Cheshvan 8 5702



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Rabbi Chaim Moshe Gostinski

חיים משה ב"ר יצחק איטשע

Baal, Nachlas Chamisha

Date of Death: Sat. November 1, 1952 - Cheshvan 13 5713



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Rabbi Chanoch Zundel Levine

חנוך זונדיל ב"ר שלום הלוי

Rav, Adas Yisroel U'Mishnayos, Newark, New Jersey

Date of Death: Tue. August 16, 1949 - Av 21 5709



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Rabbi Alter Chaim Tzadok Schachter

אלטר חיים צדוק ב"ר אליהו

Rav, Congregation Anshe Romania, Newark, New Jersey

Date of Death: Mon. March 29, 1920 - Nissan 10 5680



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Rabbi Moshe Tannenbaum

משה ב"ר אברהם אבא

Rav, East New York, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Mon. July 27, 1936 - Av 8 5696


Bio Information:
Rav Tennenbaum was a member of the Council of Orthodox Rabbis or Degel Harabanim as it was known.

Photo Caption: Rav Moshe Tannenbaum, Credit: Joanne Moll


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Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch Silverblatt

צבי ב"ר מאיר

Hebrew Teacher, Rav Pesach Rosenthal Talmud Torah

Date of Death: Sun. September 23, 1883 - Elul 21 5643


Bio Information: 
Rabbi Silverblatt taught at the Talmud Torah founded by Rabbi Peasach Rosenthal. It is believed to be the very first Talmud Torah established on these shores.


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Rabbi Shmuel Avigdor Levinson

שמואל אביגדור ב"ר צבי

Rav, United Hebrew Congregation, Newport, Kentucky

Date of Death: Sat. February 5, 1949 - Shevat 6 5709


Bio Information:
After arriving on these shores in 1887 from Russia, Rav Levinson served as the founding rabbi of  both at United Hebrew Congregation in Newport and later in Temple Israel in Covington, Kentucky. Both had relatively small Jewish communities.

Photo Caption: United Hebrew Congregation, Newport, Kentucky  c. 1905, Credit: American Jewish Archives

Photo Caption: Temple Israel’s first building (Covington, Kentucky), Credit: American Jewish Archives 


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Rabbi Mordechai Hoffman

מרדכי ב"ר אלכסנדר

Rav, Suffern, New York

Date of Death: Sun. November 4, 1934 - Cheshvan 26 5695 [5694]


The Rav also served in Spring Valley, New York.


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Rabbi Ephraim Kalman London

קלמן אפרים ב"ר יעקב אריה

Rav, Congregation Agudas Achim, Columbus, Ohio

Date of Death: Wed. April 13, 1921 - Nissan 5 5681



Photo Caption: Rav Kalman London, Credit: Agudas Achim Synagogue, Columbus, Ohio

Bio Information: 
Rav London was the founding rabbi at Congregation Agudas Achim, Columbus, Ohio where he served from 1881-1894 before relocating to New York City. The famous  Schottenstein family were relatives of Rav London, which is why they settled in Columbus.


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Rabbi Moshe Chaim Goldberg (Gelbard)

משה חיים ב"ר צבי

Rav, Congregation Chevra Thillum, New Orleans, Louisiana

Date of Death: Sat. January 6, 1940 - Teves 25 5700



Photo Caption: Rabbi Moshe Chaim Goldberg, Credit:

Photo Credit: 


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Rabbi Yitzchok Meir Lubel

יצחק מאיר ב"ר אברהם אבא הלוי

Rav, New Orleans Louisiana

Date of Death: Wed. June 24, 1959 - Sivan 18 5719



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Rabbi Yirzchok Zev Wolfsohn

יצחק זאב ב"ר מנחם יעקב

Congregation Zichron Ephraim, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. April 9, 1907 - Nissan 26 5667


Rav Wolfsohn served as Shaliach Tzibbur (cantor) at  Congregation Zichron Ephraim in New York City.


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Rbbi Dovid Yitzchok Adelson

ר' דוד יצחק ב"ר ארי

Preacher, Congregation Shaaray Torah, New York City

Date of Death: Thu. September 16, 1886 - Elul 16 5646



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