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Rabbi Naftali Zev Leibowitz

January 23rd, 2009 · 5 Comments

Yeshivas (Bais Yitzchok) Kamenetz
d. 27 Kislev, 1954 (5715)
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Directions to kever:

Mount Judah Cemetery Section One
81-14 Cypress Avenue
Ridgewood, NY 11385
(Judah Road last section before Sinai Avenue on the left side, Section T:5)
Anyone with biographical information for the Rav is asked to send it in.
naftali-zev-leibowitz


Tags: Mount Judah Cemetery - Queens · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Unknown

5 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Brisker // Feb 3, 2009 at 6:53 pm

    Was he related to Rav Baruch Ber?

  • 2 curios // Feb 5, 2010 at 8:21 am

    You’ll be surprised, but they were brothers-in-law! Reb Boruch Ber wasn’t a Cohen, so the name is just a coincidence, but they were married to sisters, daughters of Reb Avrohom Yitzchok Zimmerman Rav of Krementchuk.
    Reb Naftoli was Mashgiach in Kamenitz, and in America after the war was the head of the Kamenitzer Kollel.
    After his petirah the kolle printed a Sefer Zikaron with a biography called “Zecher Naftoli”, currently unavailable in Hebrewbooks.
    His daughter Rebbetzin Lichtenstein is still alive, her husband Reb Kalman was a Rav in Chelsie Mass.
    Her son Reb Yaakov Yisroel is a Dayan in London.

  • 3 velvel milner // Aug 29, 2012 at 5:41 pm

    my father and Rabbi lichtenxtien were best friends from Baranovich

  • 4 curios // Sep 4, 2012 at 8:30 pm

    I assume your father was Reb Hershel Milner, and you are called after your grandfather, see here: http://hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=46427&st=&pgnum=400&hilite=.

  • 5 aron feldman // Sep 11, 2012 at 10:04 pm

    R”Hershel Milner was a sil of Rabbi Ashkenazi, a Shanghai shidduch

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