Rabbi Mordecai Yosef Mayer
מרדכי יוסף ב"ר מאיר אריהRav, Congregation Shaarey Shomayim (Roumanishe Shul), Lower East Side
Date of Death: Mon. January 26, 1981 -
Shevat 21 5741
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Name Listed on Cemetery Database: MAYER, MORDECAI
Rabbi Mordecai Mayer, led Congregation Shaarey Shomayim for 20 years and died in 1981, two days before his 66th birthday.Born in Chortkov, the Rav studied in Yeshiva Chachmei Lublin, and arrived on these shores in 1936.
For 40 years, he conducted programs on Jewish topics on radio station WEVD. In the 1970s he was a columnist for the Yiddish weekly Algemeiner Journal, and authored a number of seforim (books) in both Hebrew and English.