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Rabbi Yitzchok Leib Kadushin

January 19th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Rabbi Yitzchok Leib Kadushin

יצחק ליב ב"ר זאב

Author, Jewish Code of Jurisprudence

Date of Death: Sun. May 29, 1932 - Iyar 23 5692

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Cemetery:

Cemetery Details

Directions to Kever: Mount Lebanon Cemetery in Queens maintains computerized records and will provided a detailed location map upon request. Location: Block: 103, Line: REAR, Grave: 3

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: KADUSHIN, JACOB

Biographical Notes:


Photo Caption: Rabbi Yitzchok Leib Kadushin, Credit: Needed 

Bio Information:
To avoid conscription into the Russian Army, Isaac Louis Schnitman was “adopted” by the Kadushin family, who had lost a son named Jacob Kadushin. Isaac changed his name to Jacob Kadushin, while his siblings retained the name Schnitman. Jacob arrived in Castle Garden Immigration Center (Castle Clinton National Monument)  New York City in 1883, and was followed by his wife and children three years later. While in New York, Rabbi Kadushin translated the entire Shulchan Aruch into English and published it in 1915 as the “Jewish Code of Jurisprudence.” It went through at least 2 editions.
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Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives


Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Tags: Mount Lebanon Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

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  • 1 YD Miller // Jan 19, 2017 at 12:00 pm

    http://hebrewbooks.org/4147

    http://hebrewbooks.org/2826

    יצחק לייב קאדושין, מלפנים ר”מ ומו”ץ במינסק, ופה מהל יותר מעשרים וחמש אלף ילדים בארה”ב, בסוף שנותיו גר בנוא ראשעל, נפטר כ”ג אייר תרצ”ב ומנו”כ במט. לבנון

    KADUSHIN, JACOB
    Block: 103
    Section:
    Sub-Section:
    Plot: 432
    Line: REAR
    Grave: 3
    Society:
    Date of Death: 5/29/1932

    To avoid conscription into the Russian Army, Isaac Louis Schnitman was “adopted” by the Kadushin family, who had lost a son named Jacob Kadushin. Isaac changed his name to Jacob Kadushin, while his siblings retained the name Schnitman. Jacob arrived in Castle Garden, New York, New York in 1883, and was followed by his wife and children three years later. While in New York, Rabbi Kadushin translated the entire Shulhan Arukh (considered to be the most authoritative compilation of Jewish laws since the Talmud) into English and published it in 1915 as the “Jewish Code of Jurisprudence.” It went through at least 2 editions. His was the first (and to my knowledge the only) complete English translation of the Shulhan Arukh

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