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Rabbi Yehuda Bernstein

March 25th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Rav in New York City
d. 8 Sivan, 1953 (5713) Isru Chag Shavuos
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Baron Hirsh Cemetery
1126 Richmond Ave
Staten Island, NY 10314
(718) 698-0162
Note: Cemetery access is available 24 hours a day.
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yehuda-bernstein
Photo Credit: David Weider of Williamsburg, Brooklyn


Tags: Baron Hirsh Cemetery · Brooklyn / S.I., NY · New York · Unknown

4 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Asher // Mar 25, 2010 at 1:52 pm

    David – is this cemetery neglected – when did you snap these?

  • 2 YD Miller // Mar 25, 2010 at 1:59 pm

    There was a Rabbi Yehuda David Bernstein who was amongst the founders of RIETS (YU), on thier website they dont seem to know when Rabbi Bernstein passed away or anything too much about him ( see: http://www.yu.edu/riets/index.aspx?id=28060 )

    In addition Rabby YD Bernstein authored a Sefer named Hilchese Rabsa l’Shabata, where he disputes the Eruv in NYC, but there is again no biographical information there, such as; his fathers name etc.
    http://www.hebrewbooks.org/38568

    Can this be his gravesite, and perhaps they omitted his second name, or is there any sugestions?

  • 3 MBD // Mar 25, 2010 at 2:15 pm

    Asher:
    Parts of the BH Cemetery are messed up and overgrown.

  • 4 YD Miller // Mar 25, 2010 at 2:23 pm

    Never mind, I already found that Rabbi Yehuda David Bernstein passed away in 1930 in San Francisco, CA where he lived towards the end of his life.

    Source:
    http://books.google.com/books?id=WpodbkQE0oMC&lpg=PA30&dq=yehuda%20david%20bernstein&pg=PA30#v=onepage&q=&f=false

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