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Rabbi Shmuel Shach

May 6th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Rabbi, Kehillat Yaakov, Chicago, IL
d. 12 Teves, 1934 (5695)
Rav Shach was born in Khvidan near Kovno and was a member of the famed Kovno Kollel under Rav Yitzchak Elchanan Spector. In 1907, the Rav arrived in Chicago where he was appointed rabbi in the Drohitchin synagogue and later the Kehillat Yaakov synagogue. In Chicago he earned a reputation of having sharp understanding and expertise in Talmud and enjoyed a good relationship with the community.
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Directions to kever:
Waldheim Cemetery
1400 Des Plaines Avenue
Forest Park, IL 60130
Location: Gate 48 – Drohitchin (Kehilath Jacob)
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Tags: Chicago, IL · Illinois · Waldheim Cemetery

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