Rabbi Yisroel Jacobson
ישראל ב"ר יעקב ליבRav, Congregation Agudas Achim Ansche Bobruisk, Brownsville, Brooklyn
Date of Death: Tue. May 27, 1975 -
Sivan 17 5735
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Directions to Kever: Old Montefiore Cemetery in Queens maintains computerized records and will provided a detailed location map upon request. Location: Enter from the Chabad Ohel Entrance on Francis Lewis Boulevard. Just past the ohel, one row in, see map below.
Name Listed on Cemetery Database: JACOBSON, ISRAEL (RABBI)
Rav Jacobson was among the first Chasidei Chabad to arrive on these shores and was very instrumental in establishing and rebuilding the movement in North America. The Rav relocated from Russia with the permission of the of the Frierdiker Rebbe.
Photo Caption: Rav Yisroel Jacobson, Credit: ChabadPedia
Photo Caption: Rav Yisroel Jacobson, Credit: Rabbi Herchel Tzeig
Photo Caption: Congregation Agudas Achim Ansche Bobruisk as it stands today on 729 Saratoga Avenue, Credit: Google
Photo Caption: Rabbi Aaron Lazer Zeitlin (Rabbi Jacobson’s brother-in-law) d. 1938. Rabbi Zeitlin died in a Russian prison camp for the “crime” of spreading Judaism. Credit: ChabadPedia
Photo Caption: Rebbe Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, Lubavitcher Rebbe d. 1950, soon after his arrival to the United States, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)