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Rabbi Shlomo Yitzchok Levine

January 13th, 2010 · 12 Comments

Chief Rabbi of Minneapolis, Minnesota
d. 11 Tammuz, 1984 (5744)
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Minneapolis Jewish Cemetery
7032 Penn Ave. South
Richfield, MN 55423
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12 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Rabbi Stern // Jan 13, 2010 at 3:30 pm

    Just a note about the United Hebrew Brotherhood Cemetery that I found online. The Gemelus Chesed Cemetery and B’nai Emet Cemetery are separate facilities located next to the Minneapolis Jewish Cemetery, at 70 1/2 Street West and Penn Avenue South. For information about Gemelus Chesed Cemetery, call cemetery manager Beryl Richman at (952) 544-8752, or Sharei Chesed synagogue at (952) 929-2595. For information about B’nai Emet Cemetery, call the synagogue at (952) 927-7309.

  • 2 Chief Rabbi // Jan 13, 2010 at 5:17 pm

    Rav Yitzchok Blazer (Peterburger) had a son-in-law living in Minneapolis, I think his name was Goldberg, do you know where he is buried?

  • 3 Michael Morris // Jan 14, 2010 at 1:27 am

    Some corrections to Rabbi Stern Jan 13, 2010.

    The contact for Gemelus Chesed Cemetery in Richfield, MN is Michael J. Morris, Superintendent 612-998-0077 (not Beryl Richman).

  • 4 Ben Bee Zee // Jan 18, 2010 at 6:13 pm

    He past away long after the 1940’s he still printed his Sefer Minchas Shlome http://hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=1935&st=&pgnum=1&hilite= in 1963.

    Before he came to Minneapolis, Minnesota he was Rav in Indianapolis, Indiana

  • 5 MBD // Jan 19, 2010 at 12:41 pm

    BBZ –
    Looks like you were right.

  • 6 R. Bloom // Jan 27, 2010 at 6:04 pm

    Rabbi Levine was a Litvak who was the Rabbi of Shaarei Tzedek Synagogue. He was Orthodox and he was the cheif Rabbi of Minneapolis. The beautiful synagogue was on Morgan or Newton Avenue. Lots of steps , but smaller than Mikro Kodesh on Oliver Avenue. When the neighborhood shifted, Shaarei Tzedek joined with another shul, I think it was Gemelus Chesed.

  • 7 YD Miller // May 23, 2012 at 12:36 pm

    Rabbi Levine had a brother Rabbi YM Levine who authored a few seforim and served as Rabbi in Cincinati, see here:

    http://hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=38811&st=&pgnum=3

  • 8 YD Miller // May 23, 2012 at 1:00 pm

    Letter by the Rabbi:
    http://benamiendres.co.il/storage/pic209/209696.jpg

  • 9 YD Miller // Feb 3, 2014 at 3:13 pm

    His mother passed away in Borough Park 1950, see here:
    http://www.hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=12509&st=&pgnum=42

  • 10 YD Miller // Sep 27, 2017 at 3:26 pm

    Portrait of Rabbi Levine:
    http://reflections.mndigital.org/catalog/jhs:912#/image/0

  • 11 YD Miller // Sep 29, 2017 at 2:00 pm

    ספרו מנחת שלמה

    http://www.hebrewbooks.org/1935

  • 12 Rabbi bien // Oct 27, 2017 at 12:16 pm

    Please correct . His name LEVIN not levine.
    Also the tzaddik hagaon zatzal was rav in indiana in 1910 as well.

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