Rabbi Shmuel Avigdor Levinson
שמואל אביגדור ב"ר צביRav, United Hebrew Congregation, Newport, Kentucky
Date of Death: Sat. February 5, 1949 -
Shevat 6 5709
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Directions to Kever: Located in the Covedale section of Cincinnati, Golf Manor No. 1 Cemetery is part of the Jewish Cemeteries of Greater Cincinnati Association and is located at 2111 Anderson Ferry Road. Location: Section: Golf Manor No. 1, Section: 1, Row: 9, Grave: 36
Name Listed on Cemetery Database: Samuel V. Levinson
After arriving on these shores in 1887 from Russia, Rav Levinson served as the founding rabbi of both at United Hebrew Congregation in Newport and later in Temple Israel in Covington, Kentucky. Both had relatively small Jewish communities.
Photo Caption: United Hebrew Congregation, Newport, Kentucky c. 1905, Credit: American Jewish Archives
Photo Caption: Temple Israel’s first building (Covington, Kentucky), Credit: American Jewish Archives