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Rabbi Yeshaya Levy

December 4th, 2007 · 6 Comments

Moreh Dasrah Congregation Ohhab Zedek (OZ)
d.6 Cheshvan, 1930
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Tags: Brooklyn / S.I., NY · New York · Washington Cemetery (Brooklyn)

6 responses so far ↓

  • 1 CG // Jul 6, 2009 at 4:24 pm

    The Rav was Rav Hillel Klien’s first cousin. I once heard that his son was the attorney who assisted Rebbe Yoel Teitelbaum with his immigration papers when he first arrived on these shores.

  • 2 Reb Elya // Jul 12, 2011 at 10:35 pm

    http://archive.jta.org/article/1930/10/30/2788011/funeral-of-rabbi-isaiah-levy-of-ohab-zedek-congregation

  • 3 Farshlufen // Jul 13, 2011 at 8:33 am

    OCTOBER 30, 1930
    Funeral of Rabbi Isaiah Levy, of Ohab Zedek Congregation

    Funeral services for Rabbi Isaiah Levy, head of the Chab Zedek Congregation who died Tuesday at Beth Israel Hospital following an operation, were held Wednesday from his home. Rabbi Levy, who was 50, was born in London, the son of Michael and Jenny Levy. He was a grandson of Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch, champion of orthodox Judaism in Germany.
    During the World War, Rabbi Levy, while still in England, organized a home for Belgian refugees and a Talmudic school for the refugee children. He also served as a volunteer interpreter for interned Austrian and Hungarian Jews.

  • 4 Farshlufen // Jul 19, 2011 at 3:03 pm

    APRIL 11, 1924
    Rabbi Levy Comes to Congregation Ohab Zedek New York

    New York, Apr. 11 (JTA) –
    Rabbi Isaiah Levy of London, grandson of the famous rabbi of the last century, Samson Raphael Hirsch of Frankfort-on-the-Main is due here tomorrow on the Acquitania.
    Rabbi Levy, who has had a distinguished career as a communal worker and spiritual adviser in England, the country of his birth, has accepted a call to become the associate rabbi, with the Rev. Dr. Philip Klein, of the First Hungarian Congregation Ohab Zedek, one of the oldest and largest orthodox Jewish congregations in America.
    http://archive.jta.org/article/1924/04/11/2757605/rabbi-levy-comes-to-congregation-ohab-zedek-new-yor

  • 5 Farshlufen // Mar 30, 2014 at 9:34 am

    a letter from rabbi Levy to the JDC in favor of the “Tomche Torah Society”
    http://search.archives.jdc.org/multimedia/Documents/NY_AR2132/00037/NY_AR2132_00260.pdf

  • 6 Farshlufen // Mar 30, 2014 at 9:38 am

    “RABBI LEVY, SCION OF
    HIRSCH, DIES AT 51
    New York, N. Y.—Rev. Isaiah Levy of the First Hungarian Congregation died here at the age of 51. A grandson of Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch, famous champion of Orthodoxy in Germany, he was born in London and received his education in Germany. During the war he was a chaplain in the Austrian army. He came to the United States six years ago.”
    source:
    http://pjn.library.cmu.edu/books/CALL1/CRI_1930_076_026_11071930/vol0/part0/copy0/ocr/txt/0012.txt

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