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Rabbi Nissan Markel

August 16th, 2010 · 8 Comments

Baal Binas neVonim
d. 5 Shevat, 1947
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(Near the) Ahavas Shalom Jeferson Shul Cemetery
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Buffalo, NY 14225


Tags: Buffalo, NY · New York · Unknown · Upstate New York

8 responses so far ↓

  • 1 YD Miller // Aug 16, 2010 at 11:02 am

    His original name was Markowsky, he shortened it to Markel, Rabbi Markel served as Rabbi for the Bris Sholom Cong. in Buffalo NY.

    His Sefer Binas Nevonim
    http://www.hebrewbooks.org/7480

  • 2 YD Miller // Aug 16, 2010 at 4:35 pm

    Short Biography:
    http://www.hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=2266&st=&pgnum=11&hilite=

  • 3 Reb Elya // Dec 27, 2012 at 11:47 pm

    http://hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=2714&st=&pgnum=93

  • 4 Rabbi kalish // Feb 17, 2013 at 3:42 pm

    beautiful article in the associated press feb 17/2013,regarding the rov’s son hyman who received a purple heart in ww2.his grandaughter name is hyla merin.

  • 5 YD Miller // Feb 19, 2013 at 1:21 pm

    Thanks Rabbi, here is a link to the fascinating story:

    http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/long-missing-wwii-medal-awarded-18522967

  • 6 Marx // Feb 23, 2013 at 8:46 pm

    Rabbi Markel’s wife Rose was my great-grandfather’s sister. Can anyone help translate that bio of the rabbi in Hebrew posted above?

    As far as I know, he lived in either Grajewo or Szczuczyn, Poland until around 1921. There had been a big exodus of the family around the turn of the century and then another one after WWI.

  • 7 Rabbi kalish // Mar 1, 2013 at 5:47 pm

    honored mr marx, rabbi markel ob”m prior to joining the rabbinate was involved in buisness only after struggling took a position as a rov,which brought him to america.he studied in the wonderful yeshivos of poland. i have read his writings and they are top notch. his itroduction shows a little humor as well. you have muchto be proud of to have this greatsage in your family history. you should study a mishna each day in his memory!

  • 8 YD Miller // Jun 4, 2013 at 3:04 pm

    http://amhasefer.wordpress.com/2013/05/29/%d7%91%d7%95%d7%a4%d7%9c%d7%9c%d7%90-%d7%a6%d7%9c-%d7%91%d7%95%d7%a4%d7%9c%d7%9c%d7%90/

    Interesting points about the Sefer Binas Nevonim that was printed in Europe while the author was already here in Buffalo NY

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