Kevarim of Tzadikim in North America

Rabbi Tzvi Hirsh Meisels

צבי הירש ב"ר דוד דוב

Chief Rabbi, Veitzen, Hungary

Date of Death: Sat. January 19, 1974 - Teves 25 5734

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Cemetery Details
104 Deans Rhode Hall Rd
Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852
United States

Phone: 732-2972336
Fax: 732-297-1331
Contact: Rabbi Leonard Auerbach


Cemetery Map:

Notes: 24 hour access to cemetery with limited office hours. Restroom and other amenities available during office ours only.

Directions to Kever: Floral Park - Washington Cemetery in Deans, NJ maintains computerized records and will provide a detailed location map upon request. Location: Satmar Section, next to the ohel of Rav Yechezkel Mertz (Not the office side of the cemetery)

Biographical Notes:

Photo Caption: Rebbe Moshe Teitelbaum of Ujhely, d. 1841, better  known as the Yismach Moshe, Credit:  Needed

Photo Caption: First edition title page, Yetev Lev, authored by Rebbe Yekusiel Yehuda Teitelbaum of  Siget, d. 1883, Credit: IFJCAH

Photo Caption: Rav Tzvi Hirsh Meisels, Credit: N/N

Bio Information:
Prior to becoming Chief Rabbi of Veitzen in 1930, the Rav led the Jewish community of Neimark, Galicia. In Neimark, the Rav headed a yeshiva with hundreds of students. In 1944, the Rav along with his entire community was deported to Auschwitz. After his liberation he was appointed Chief Rabbi of the Bergen-Belsen German/British Section DP Camp where he established Yeshiva Shearis Yisroel. In 1946, upon the encouragement  of his brother-in-law Rebbe Shlomo Halberstam, Bobover Rebbe he settled in Chicago, Illinois.

Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

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