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Rabbi Nosson Horowitz

May 2nd, 2008 · 7 Comments

Moreh Dasrah of Congregation Bais Yisroel of Monsey
d. 29 Shevat, 2001
Rav Horowitz was born in Vienna, his father Rav Yaakov Yitzchok Horowitz, was the Riglitzer Rav. He was named after his grandfather the Liminover Rav and author of Meoros Nosson. Before moving to Monsey the Rav headed Khal Sheiris Yisrael in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
At the time of his passing the Rav was the most senior Moreh Dasrah in Monsey.
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Vizhnitzer Cemetery in Monsey, NY
RT. 306 (at the intersection of Brick Church Rd)
Spring Valley, NY 10977
(Right side of the cemetery, along Rt. 306)


Tags: Monsey / New Square, NY · New York · Upstate New York

7 responses so far ↓

  • 1 MD Monsey // May 6, 2008 at 2:20 pm

    I remember Rabbi Horowitz, he was a very special person.

  • 2 Yossi Sturm // Jan 8, 2009 at 4:30 pm

    The Rav?s other grandfather was the Altshteter Rav.

  • 3 correction // Dec 17, 2011 at 3:13 pm

    he was named after his grandfather the riglitzer rav not the liminover rav

  • 4 HaSirpad // Dec 25, 2011 at 11:39 pm

    To #3: The Liminiver Rov’s name was Nosson, not the Riglitzer Rov’s.

  • 5 Monsey lansman // Jul 24, 2012 at 1:49 am

    I remember that big Shabbos in Monsey when he 1st became Rav. He replaced the Veitzener Rav of Chicago that was first there on trial.

  • 6 Mo Kennedy // Jul 25, 2012 at 11:50 am

    Does anybody know who took over his position in the shul and has anybody printed his tshuvos

  • 7 Rosh Haqohol // Jul 25, 2012 at 4:13 pm

    The current Rov in Bais Yisroel is Rav Dovid Margaretin shlit”a.
    I, too, remember Reb Nosson z”l. His saintly figure was a regular one in Monsey on any given shabbos afternoon. In his older years his children or msipalelim placed chairs along his route from his home to the shul. He would sit and rest periodically and people would take the oppotunity to wish him a gut shabbos and speak to him in halacha. Z’chuso yagen aleinu.

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