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Rabbi Avroham Yaakov Koplowitz

July 9th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Moreh Dasrah, Bais Medrash HaGadol of Brownsville
d. 10 Elul, 1958 (5718)
Rav Koplowitz worked endlessly to help improve the standards of kashrus (ritual slaughter) in the United States.
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Mount Carmel Cemetery Section One
83-45 Cypress Hills Street
Glendale NY 11385
(Bais Medrash HaGadol of Brownsville section)
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2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 YD Miller // Jul 9, 2010 at 12:09 pm

    Was he indeed a Rav, I know he was the Rosh Hashochtim (Head of ritual slaughters union) and faught hard for Kashrus of the Meat under Rabbi Hillel Klien.

  • 2 Shoshana Abensour // Sep 5, 2014 at 6:06 am

    He was my paternal great grandfather
    My brother has his sefer and YES he was indeed a Rav. I believe he got his smicha from the Netziv. I was told that he was specially brought over from Volozhin to be a shochet and deal with the shechita in NY in his day.

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