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Rabbi Chaim Dovid Leibowitz

December 22nd, 2008 · 7 Comments

Rosh Hayeshivah, Rabbinical Seminary of America (RSA)
d. 15 Kislev, 1941
Reb Dovid Warshawer as he was known in Europe studied in Radin with his great-uncle, the Chofetz Chaim, Slobodka, and eventually the Slabodka Kolel.
In 1926, Rav Leibowitz came to the United States and joined Mesivta Torah Vodath, before opening his own yeshiva in 1933.
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Directions to kever:

Mount Judah Cemetery Section One
81-14 Cypress Avenue
Ridgewood, NY 11385
(Corner of Lebanon Road and Sinai Avenue, behind the kever of the Yampoler Rebbe)

Tags: Mount Judah Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Rosh Yeshiva

7 responses so far ↓

  • 1 MStern // Dec 23, 2008 at 4:25 pm

    Where is his son, Rav Henoch Leibowitz buried?

  • 2 Tully // Dec 23, 2008 at 9:08 pm

    Not far from his father.

  • 3 LB // Dec 23, 2008 at 10:42 pm

    Along the road of the same section.

  • 4 MStern // Dec 23, 2008 at 10:43 pm

    Please post Rav Henoch.

  • 5 curios // Dec 3, 2010 at 5:03 am

    His father Reb Aryeh Zev was a nephew of the Heiliger Chofetz Chaim. Anyone know what was his name?

  • 6 YD Miller // Apr 9, 2013 at 1:23 pm

    Historic photo of the Rosh Yeshiva:

    http://www.otzar.org/forums/viewtopic.php?p=122730#p122730

  • 7 tattale // May 6, 2014 at 11:08 am

    He is buried right behind the Yompoler Rebbe Z”L

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