Rabbi Yekusiel Raphael Hurwitz
יקותיאל רפאל ב״ר שמואל מאיר הלויRav, Beth Medrash Hagodol V’Tomchai Torah, Bronx, New York
Date of Death: Sat. August 11, 1945 -
Elul 2 5705
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Directions to Kever: Mount Carmel Cemetery in Glendale, Queens maintains computerized records and will provided a detailed location map upon request. Location: Section: 1 (office side), Block: E, Map: 57, Society: Beis Midrash Hagodol of the Bronx, see map pictures below.
Rav Yekusiel Raphael Hurwitz was born and raised in Novardok and studied in the Volozhin Yeshiva, Etz Chaim, until it closed in 1892. The Rav was a cousin and close friend of Rav Shlomo Polachek better known as the Maitcheteter (Maichater) Illui.
Source: Reuben Rudman
Photo Caption: Beth Medrash Hagodol V’Tomchai Torah in the Bronx as it stands today at 860 Forest Avenue. Credit: Google