Rabbi Avroham Betzalel Epstein
אברהם בצלאל ב"ר צבי יעקבChief Rabbi, Republic of Estonia
Date of Death: Thu. September 1, 1938 -
Elul 5 5698
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Directions to Kever: Schachnus Beth Tefyla Cemetery is part of the Jewish Cemeteries of Greater Cincinnati Association which maintains computerized records and will provide a detailed location map upon request. There are two entrances on Sunset that connect in the form of a “U”. The entrances are shared entrances to both the Montefiore Cemetery and the Beth Tefyla Schachnus Cemetery. Location: Section: 1, Row: 12, Grave Number: 12
Name Listed on Cemetery Database: Name on marker: Betsalel
Photo Caption: Rav Avroham Betzalel Epstein, Credit: Ryan Shell
Photo Caption: The Rav’s brther-in-law, Rev Avroham Chaim Goodman d. 1931. He was married to the Rav’s sister Chaya Mushe and served as a shochet in Butler, PA. Credit: Ryan Shell
Once in Cincinnati (1929), Rav Epstein served at Congregation Bnai Yaakov which then merged with Agudas Israel (Golf Manor) in 1933. The Rav ran a Kashrus agencies which operated independently from Rav Eliezer Silver’s Va’ad Hoier.