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Rabbi Shlomo Yitzchok Scheinfeld

January 7th, 2015 · No Comments

Rabbi Shlomo Yitzchok Scheinfeld

שלומה יצחק ב"ר אהרן

Chief Rabbi, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Date of Death: Sat. April 24, 1943 - Nissan 5703

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Cemetery Details

Directions to Kever: Grave Number: S10L2SS2

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: Solomon

Biographical Notes:

The Rav was born in Skodivlle, Lithuanian and studied in Kovno. He arrived here in 1890 and for a short while was the Rabbi of the Bais Medrash Hagadol of Milwaukee before accepting the position of Chief Rabbi of Louisville, KY. In 1902 he returned to Milwaukee where he was installed as Chief Rabbi of Wisconsin while being the Rabbi of Congregation Beth Israel.

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