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Rabbi Avroham Yisroel Keys

June 21st, 2012 · 3 Comments

Rav, Mikveh Israel. Philadelphia, PA
d. 20 Cheshvan, 1828 (5589)
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Tags: Pennsylvania · Philadelphia, PA · Pre 1900

3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 YD Miller // Jun 21, 2012 at 2:28 pm

    He was originally from England he first came to the Barbados and from there to Philadelphia in 1824 where he served Mikveh Yisroel till his passing in 1828.

    Here is a Kesubah which he signed as the officiator of the wedding of Gumpel and Bluma Rosengarten in 1827:
    http://www.ivelt.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=565855#p565855

  • 2 Ben Bee Zee // Jun 21, 2012 at 2:43 pm

    How many Kevarim does this site have from the early 1800 or the תק era?

  • 3 Cheskel // Jun 22, 2012 at 6:38 pm

    BBZ, press on the “Pre 1900” tab.

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