Rabbi Yissachar Dov Illowy
ישכר דוב ב"ר יעקב ליבRav, Congregation Shearith Yisroel
Date of Death:
Thu. June 22, 1871 -
Tammuz 3 5631
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Directions to Kever: Sunset entrance, main path, second to last row of the cemetery on the right
Name Listed on Cemetery Database: Bernard
Rav Illowi was ordained by Rav Moshe Schreiber, the Chasam Sofer and was among the first Rabbanim to serve in the United States. From the time of his arrival on these shores in 1853 until his passing, the Rav spent his time fighting to influence and uphold true Torah values in North America. The Rav is famous for his halachic ruling on the kashrus of Muscovy duck.
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