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Rabbi Aaron Gorovitz

June 19th, 2011 · 5 Comments

Rabbi Aaron Gorovitz (Soloveichik)

אהרון ב"ר משה שלמה

Rav, Congrecation Bnai Avroham, Roxbury, MA, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Sat. March 31, 1956 - Sivan 21 5716

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Directions to Kever: Baker Street Jewish Cemeteries in Boston, Massachusetts maintains computerized records and will provided a detailed location map upon request. Location: Chevra Shas, Section: C

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5 responses so far ↓

  • 1 asher // Jun 19, 2011 at 11:12 am

    Rabbi Gorovitz was born Aaron Soloveichik (coincidentally, a first cousin twice removed to the younger R. Joseph Dov Soloveichik who became a prominent figure both locally and nationally), on March 15, 1870, in Svir, Lithuania.

    – Excerpt from above link/Farshlufen

  • 2 YD Miller // Jun 22, 2011 at 3:14 pm

    Gorovitz, Aaron, Rabbi of Congregation Bnay Israel, Woonsocket,
    R. I. Born March 15, 1870, in Russia. Son of Moses
    Solomon Soloweitzik. Educated at Vilna, Russia. Rabbinical
    diploma conferred by Rabbi Solomon Katz. Held positions in St.
    John, New Brunswick, and Newburgh, N. Y. Chaplain Matteawan
    State Hospital, N. Y. Address: 400 Diamond Hill R., Woonsocket,
    R. I.
    http://bjpa.org/Publications/downloadPublication.cfm?PublicationID=5458
    (Page 19)

  • 3 Chaim Freedman // Mar 8, 2012 at 6:38 am

    His family claimed descent from the Vilna Gaon

  • 4 Ronnie Friedland // Dec 30, 2013 at 10:04 pm

    I am the great granddaughter of Rabbi Aaron Gorovitz who had seven daughters and one son. After serving as rabbi in Woonsocket, he spent most of his life as rabbi at Sons of Abraham in Roxbury, Mass. He lived in Roxbury and raised his family there.

  • 5 Adam Rubin // Jul 27, 2014 at 6:58 pm

    Did Aaron Gorovitz have two brothers? Possibly given different last names (as he did) when arriving in Ellis Island? If anyone has any information, please contact me at adam -at- richminds.com

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