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Rabbi Avroham Zev Levy

April 22nd, 2009 · 8 Comments

Rabbi Avroham Zev Levy

אברהם זאב ב"ר גרשון יצחק הלוי

Rav, McKeesport, PA

Date of Death: Tue. December 17, 1940 - Kislev 17 5701

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Cemetery:

Cemetery Details

Directions to Kever: Mount Hebron Cemetery in Flushing, Queens maintains computerized records and will provided a detailed location map upon request. Location: Block: 6, Reference: 12, Section: I, Lot: 2, Grave: 10, Society: Cong Rohim Ahovim, 2nd row from the road

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: LEVY, WOLF

Biographical Notes:


Credit: Shmuel Botchy Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: Shmuel Botchy Amsel, Brooklyn, NY


Credit: Shmuel Botchy Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Tags: Mt. Hebron (Main Street) Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

8 responses so far ↓

  • 1 MBD // Apr 23, 2009 at 2:39 pm

    Who was the Mashiv kHalacha?

  • 2 Miller // Apr 23, 2009 at 3:54 pm

    Reb Avrohom Zev Wolf Frankel of Pschevorsk and later in Riesche.
    http://www.hebrewbooks.org/1013

  • 3 Ben Bee Zee // Jan 20, 2011 at 1:34 pm

    He was Rav in McKeesport, PA, and was a Sanzer Chusid, He had a brother R’ Simcha who was Rav in Port Amboy.

    http://hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=20673&st=&pgnum=30&hilite=

  • 4 Ben Bee Zee // Jan 20, 2011 at 4:21 pm

    McKeesport is about 14 miles from Pittsburgh there was a substantial Hungarian Jewish community.

  • 5 Yankie Friedman // Jan 21, 2011 at 10:31 am

    My Great Grandfather, R’ Yaakov Friedman was a Rov in Clairton, Pa (right next to Mckeesport, Pa and was nifter in 1940. I wonder if they knew each other (He also had a married brother with 10 children living in Mckeesport). any way to connect them?

  • 6 Simon Haskel // Apr 19, 2011 at 5:24 pm

    I’m pretty sure that this is my uncle Wolf Levy who lived with his family on our block in Brooklyn in the 30s thru 40s. He was ordained but to my knowledge did not have a permanent congregation.
    He had two sons (one Rabbi Zalman Levy in N.J.) and 3 daughters

  • 7 Jessica Meizlish // Jan 15, 2013 at 11:13 pm

    I believe that this is my Great Grandfather. Simon, that would make you my cousin. My grandfather was Simon Levy and Zalman was his brother.

  • 8 YD Miller // Apr 23, 2013 at 6:20 pm

    Sefer of the Rav named HaDeah V’Hadibur:
    http://hebrewbooks.org/2905

    Simon,
    Based on what is written there, the name of the FIL of Rabbi Levy was R’ Aaron Samson Haskel, I guess that is how you are related, any idea about where the Haskel fmaily lived in Europe?

    Thanks

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