Rabbi Moshe Wechsler
משה ב"ה ישראלRav, Congregation Bris Sholom, Yonkers, NY
Date of Death: Sun. February 23, 1919 -
Adar 23 5679
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Photo Caption: Rabbi Moshe Wechsler, Credit: Moreshes Chachmey America
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The Rav who came here from Erlau, Hungary in 1885 served at Congregation Bris Sholom and the Hungarian Ohev Tzedek shul both in Yonkers and at Congregation Tiferes Yisroel in the Bronx. Among his seforim are Moshe Yedaber, Birkas Moshe and Vaysaper Moshe. He also was the editor of the Yiddisha Pressa and the New Yorker Tzeitung. The Rav was born in 1849.