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Chacham (Rabbi) Chaim Moshe Levy

חיים משה הלוי ב"ר

Rav, Congregation Ahavat Shalom Monasṭir (Tunisia)

Date of Death: Thu. June 7, 1928 - Sivan 19 5688



Posted: June 4th, 2019 · 1 Comment

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

Rabbi Nachman Einhorn

נחמן ב"ר יהושע

Rav, Brooklyn, New York

Date of Death: Thu. May 7, 1942 - Iyyar 20 5702



Posted: June 3rd, 2019 · No Comments

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Tags: Floral Park - Washington Cemetery (N.J.) · New Jersey

Rabbi Simcha Eliezer Rubin

שמחה אליעזר ב"ר אברהם דוד

Rav, Congregation Bais Dovid D'Lantzut, Kew Gardens Hills, Queens

Date of Death: Thu. May 4, 2000 - Nissan 29 5760



Posted: May 28th, 2019 · No Comments

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Tags: New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Wellwood Cemetery - Long Island

Rabbi Nachman Nosson Yona Kurland

נחמן נתן יונה ב"ר רפאל חיים ראובן

Breslover Mashpia (Leader)

Date of Death: Thu. October 17, 2002 - Cheshvan 11 5763



Photo Caption: Ohel, Rebbe Nachman of Breslov (d. 1810), Uman, Ukraine, Credit: IFJCAH

Photo Caption: Overlooking Sofiyivsky Park, Uman, Ukraine, Credit: IFJCAH


Posted: May 21st, 2019 · No Comments

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

Rabbi Elyakim Yehuda Goldberg

אליקים יהודה ב"ר יעקב

Kelemer Iluy

Date of Death: Fri. February 28, 1941 - Adar 1 5701
Rosh Chodesh


Rabbi Yehuda Goldberg, also known as Leo Gustav Goldberg M.D.  was a brilliant fusion of Torah and Gedulah. Born in Lithuania, he was referred to by many as  “the genius of Kelm.” As a young man, Rav Yitzchok Elchonon Spector hired him to learn with his son, Rav Tzvi Hirsh. He was also a close friend of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef Joseph,  who would later become the Chief Rabbi of New York City.
At the request of Nathaniel Mayer Rothschild (Baron de Rothschild), he emigrated to the Holy Land. However, his strict Torah standards but him at odds with unscrupulous members of the Zichron Yaakov community, forcing him to emigrate to America.  Once on these shores, he settled in Crown Heights section of Brooklyn where he was installed as Rav of Congregation Tomchei Torah on Eastern Parkway.
As a prestigious medical doctor, he used his profession to aid his fellow Jews in any way possible.

Photo Caption: Rav Tzvi Hersh Rabinowitz (Spector), Credit: N/N

Photo Caption: Baron Nathaniel Mayer Rothschild, d. 1915, Credit: N/N


Posted: May 9th, 2019 · No Comments

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Tags: Brooklyn / S.I., NY · New York · Washington Cemetery (Brooklyn)

Rabbi Schneur Zalman Velenkin

שניאור זלמן ב"ר לוי יצחק

Hebrew Teacher, Yekatrinoslav, Ukraine

Date of Death: Thu. May 16, 1963 - Iyar 23 5723


Rav Velenkin, a Ga’on in his own right was originally brought to Yekatrinoslav as a Shochet. Among his many students was one Menachem Mendel Schneersohn, who would go on to become the 7th Lubavitcher Rebbe.


Posted: April 5th, 2019 · No Comments

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Tags: Montefiore Cemetery · New York

Rabbi Chaim Ben Tzion Notelevitz

חיים בן ציון ב"ר משה

Rav, Chevra Anshei Radishkovitch, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Wed. January 10, 1968 - 9 Teves 5728



Photo Caption: (Center 3) Rav Yitzchok Stollman, Detriot, Rav Yosef Dov Ber Soloveitchik, Boston, and Rav Notelevitz (not wearing a hat), Credit: MCA

Photo Caption: Rabbis Notelevitz and Soloveitchik at the Manischewitz Matzoh Bakery, Credit: MAC

Source: Jewish Daily

Source: Orthodox Judaism In America, Sherman


Posted: March 29th, 2019 · 3 Comments

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Tags: King Solomon Memorial Park · New Jersey

Agudas HaRabonim Conference Park Inn Hotel - New York 1952

אגודת הרבנים דארצות הברית וקנדה



Date of Death: Sun. December 21, 1952 - Teves 3 5713
Picture Origination Credit: Rabbi Mordechai Hecht, Director Anshe Sholom Chabad JCC of Queens



Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)

Note: Many of the Rabbonim are identified in the previous picture above, Credit: MCA
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Agudas HaRabonim History:







Source: Orthodox Judaism in America, Moshe D. Sherman

 


Posted: March 14th, 2019 · No Comments

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Tags: New York

Rabbi Aaron Dovid Zeldner

אהרן דוד ב"ר חיים הכהן

Rav, Rock Island, Illinois

Date of Death: Mon. September 6, 1937 - Tishrei 1 5698
Rosh Hashana




Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)


Posted: March 14th, 2019 · No Comments

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Tags: New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Moshe Schustak

משה ב"ר יהודה

Rav, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Date of Death: Sat. July 11, 1936 - Tammuz 21 5696



Source: Moreshes Chachmei America (MCA)

Source: Hapardes


Posted: March 12th, 2019 · No Comments

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Tags: Pennsylvania · Philadelphia, PA

Rabbi Yitzchok Siegel

יצחק ב"ר חיים הלוי

Chief Rabbi, Jersey City, New Jersey

Date of Death: Sun. July 11, 1976 - Tammuz 13 5736



Photo Caption: Kosher for Passover products from the Manischewitz company under the supervision of Rav Seigel, Source: Day Jewish Journal, 1965

Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)

Source: Needed 


Posted: February 25th, 2019 · 1 Comment

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Tags: Baron Hirsh Cemetery · Brooklyn / S.I., NY · Chief Rabbi · New York

Rabbi Yaakov Yehuda Hecht

יעקב יהודה ב"ר יהושע

Rav, Yeshivas Rebbe Meir Simcha HaCohen, Brownsville, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Sun. August 5, 1990 - Av 15 5750
Tu B'Av



Photo Caption: Rav Yaakov Yehuda Hecht, Credit: Rabbi Mordechai Hecht, Anshe Sholom Chabad JCC

Photo Caption: (L-R) Rav Mordechai Gifter of Telz Cleveland, Rav Shalom Ber Hecht of Queens (speaking), Rav JJ Hecht, Rav Chaim Gutnick of Australia, Credit: Credit: Rabbi Mordechai Hecht, Anshe Sholom Chabad JCC


Posted: February 19th, 2019 · No Comments

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

Rabbi Chaim Noach Brevda

חיים נח ב"ר אברהם משה הכהן

Rav, Brighton Beach, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Tue. September 14, 1999 - Tishrei 4 5760


Rav Brevdah was a student in Radin under the Chofetz Chaim and later travel to Shanghai, China with the Mirrer Yeshiva.


Posted: February 11th, 2019 · No Comments

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Tags: Mt. Hebron (Main Street) Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rebbe Moshe Mordechai Spiegel

משה מנחם ב"ר נפתלי אריה

Ostrov Kalushiner Rebbe

Date of Death: Tue. January 12, 1982 - Teves 17 5742



Photo Caption: Rebbe Moshe Menachem Spiegel along with his son Rabbi Yaakov Yitzchok Spiegel of the Romanian Shul, Credit: Binim Lieberson


Posted: February 1st, 2019 · 2 Comments

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Tags: Beth Israel Cemetery - Woodbridge, NJ · New Jersey

Rabbi Tzvi Hirsh Lass

צבי הירש ב"ר משה

Judge, Rabbinic Court (Beth Din) of Chief Rabbi Yaakov Joseph

Date of Death: Thu. April 11, 1901 - Nissan 22 5661



Photo Caption: Title page Ateres Tzvi, authored by Rav Lass, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)

Photo Caption: Rav Lass’s rabbinic stamp, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)

Photo Caption: Rav Lass, Credit: IFJCAH

Photo Caption: Beth Din Kosher Certification signed by Rabbi Lass, Rabbi Shmuel Tzvi Wein, and Rabbi Dovid Rodinsky, Credit: MCA


Posted: January 31st, 2019 · No Comments

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Tags: Israel · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Union Field Cemetery - Queens

Rabbi Mordechai Kaplan

מרדכי ב"ר אלעזר

Rav, Lodi, New Jersey

Date of Death: Sun. September 5, 1920 - Elul 22 5680



Posted: January 28th, 2019 · No Comments

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Tags: Lodi, NJ · New Jersey

Rabbi Yaakov Unterman

יעקב ב"ר איסר יהודה

Rav, Bais Talmud Torah of Brooklyn

Date of Death: Sun. March 10, 2002 - Adar 26 5762



Photo Caption: Rabbi Isser Yehuda Unterman (d.1976) Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel, Credit: N/N


Posted: January 24th, 2019 · No Comments

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Tags: Beth David Cemetery - Long Island · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Eliyahu Moshe Gordon

אליהו משה ב"ר

Rav, Congregation Shaaray Tefila, Brooklyn, New York

Date of Death: Thu. January 17, 2019 - Needed



Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America 


Posted: January 17th, 2019 · No Comments

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Tags: New York

Rabbi Moshe Leib Rodshtein

זוסיא (משה ליב) ב"ר מרדכי

Rav, Congregation Agudas Chabad, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Sun. November 12, 1967 - Cheshvan 9 5728


Bio Information: 
For close to 30 years, Rav Rodshtein served as the personal secretary to Rebbe Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, Lubavitcher Rebbe (d. 1950) and his successor Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneersohn (d. 1994), more commonly known as “The Rebbe”.

Photo Caption: Rabbi Moshe Leib Rodshtein, Credit: Chicago Rabbis

Credit: Chicago Rabbis

Photo Caption: Rebbe Yosef Yitzchok Schneersohn, Credit: N/N


Posted: January 15th, 2019 · No Comments

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

Rabbi Yaakov Yosef Mark

יעקב יוסף ב"ר שלמה זלמן

Rav, Vitebsk

Date of Death: Wed. March 23, 1966 - Nissan 2 5726



Posted: January 14th, 2019 · No Comments

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Tags: Floral Park - Washington Cemetery (N.J.) · New Jersey

Rabbi Yitzchok Michelson

יצחק ב"ר צבי

Rav, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Sun. August 23, 1931 - Elul 10 5691



Posted: January 12th, 2019 · No Comments

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Tags: Chicago, IL · Illinois · Waldheim Cemetery - Chicago

Rabbi Pinchos Friedman

פנחס אליעזר ב״ר משה

Rav, Congregation Ahavas Achim Anshei Ungarin (Hungary) , New York City

Date of Death: Sun. October 5, 1919 - Tishrei 11 5680



Photo Caption: Rabbi Pinchos Friedman, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America

Photo Caption: Pinkus (community register of deceased members of the congregation) for Congregation Ahavas Achim Anshei Ungarin, Credit: IFJCAH

Photo Caption: Congregation Ahavas Achim Anshei Ungarin located at  70 Columbia Street in the Lower East Side as it appeared in 1940, Credit: NYC

 


Posted: January 11th, 2019 · 1 Comment

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Tags: Baron Hirsh Cemetery · Brooklyn / S.I., NY · New York

Rabbi Avroham Abba Shein

אברהם אבא ב"ר צבי הלוי

Hebrew Teacher, (Russia) Brooklyn, New York

Date of Death: Wed. September 25, 1929 - Elul 20 5689



Posted: January 11th, 2019 · No Comments

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Tags: Beth David Cemetery - Long Island · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Moshe Yom Tov Wactfogel

משה יום טוב ב"ר דוד

Rav, Montreal, Canada

Date of Death: Fri. May 11, 1951 - Iyyar 5 5711



Photo Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America 

Bio Information:
Rav Wactfogel while originally buried in Montreal was reinterred 3 years later at Har HaMenuchos Cemetery, Jerusalem, Israel. His son Rav Meir Nosson (d.1998) was the famed Lakewood Mashgiach for more than 50 years. His grandson,  Rav Elya Ber is rosh yeshiva of Yeshiva Gedola Zichron Moshe of South Fallsburg


Posted: January 10th, 2019 · 2 Comments

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Tags: Har HaMenuchos Cemetery Jerusalem · Israel

Rabbi Dovid Lifschitz

דוד ב"ר יעקב אריה

Suwalker Rav

Date of Death: Mon. June 28, 1993 - Tammuz 9 5753



Credit: Yeshiva University

Photo Caption: 1. Rav Dovid Lifschitz, Suwalker Rav, 2. Rav Moshe Shatzkes, Lomza Rav, 3. Rav Yosef Dov Soloveitchik, R”Y RIETS, 4. Rav Chaim Heller, R”Y RIETS, 5. Rabbi Dr. Shmuel Belkin, President Yeshiva University 


Posted: January 10th, 2019 · No Comments

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Tags: Har HaMenuchos Cemetery Jerusalem · Israel · Rosh Yeshiva

Rabbi Tzodok Sarason

צדוק ב"ר דוב

Rav, Brooklyn, New York

Date of Death: Sat. November 3, 1928 - Cheshvan 20 5689


Overview Of Section 30 Damage:



Posted: January 9th, 2019 · No Comments

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Tags: New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Union Field Cemetery - Queens

Rabbi Dov Scheinberg

דוב ב"ר ארי׳

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Thu. July 12, 1923 - Tammuz 28 5683


Overview Of Section 30 Damage:



Posted: January 9th, 2019 · No Comments

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Tags: New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Union Field Cemetery - Queens

Rabbi Shmuel Alter

שמואל ב"ר אברהם יהודה

Author, Likutei Basar Likutei

Date of Death: Thu. November 27, 1969 - Kisel 17 5730



Photo Caption: Rav Shmuel Alter, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America (MCA)

Photo Caption: Agudath Israel of Havana Cuba (European refugees), center row (l. to r.): Dr. Mendel Friedman (in white straw hat), Rav Shmuel Alter, Rav Osher Segal, Credit: Agudath Israel

Photo Caption: Poster announcing the passing of Rav Alter, Credit: MCA

Photo Caption: Congregation Machzikei Hadas D’Chassidei Sadigora at 23 Herzl Street in Brooklyn c.1940, Credit: NYC

Bio Information:
Rav Shmuel Alter authored Lekita Basar Lekita (20 volumes) worker tirelessly for the Jews in Cuba as well as spreading Torah throughout the United States. At the time of his passing, he was the Moreh Dasrah at Congregation Machzikei Hadas D’Chassidei Sadigora in Brooklyn‎. Sadly he left no children.

 

 


Posted: January 8th, 2019 · No Comments

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Tags: Beth Israel Cemetery - Woodbridge, NJ · New Jersey

Rebbe Yehoshua Wagschal

יהושע ב"ר ישראל

Grand Rebbe, Frysztak - Korczyn, Poland

Date of Death: Sat. September 6, 1947 - Elul 21 5707



Photo Credit: Rabbi Mordechai Hecht, Anshe Sholom Chabad JCC


Photo Caption: Rebbe Yehoshua Wagschal letterhead, Credit: Photo Credit: Rabbi Mordechai Hecht, Anshe Sholom Chabad JCC

Photo Caption: Offical records, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America

Photo Caption: Schulsinger Brothers edition of Noam Elimelech printed in New York (1942) by the Frysztak – Korczyn Rebbe, Credit: VirtualJudaica.com

Bio Information:
The Rebbe was a descendant of the Noam Elimelech, the Rebbe of Lizensk d. 1787


Posted: January 7th, 2019 · 3 Comments

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Tags: Admorim · Beth David Cemetery - Long Island · Lizensk · New York

Rabbi Meir Freeman

מאיר ב"ר זאב

Ba'al, Totars Meir, New York City

Date of Death: Mon. November 12, 1928 - Cheshvan 29 5689



Photo Caption: Title page of Toras Meir printed in New York City, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America

Photo Caption: Toras Meir, reprinted Jerusalem edition, Credit: HebrewBooks

Bio Information:
The Rav, who studied at the Etz Chaim Yeshiva, better known as Volozhin authored a number of seforim (books).


Posted: January 4th, 2019 · No Comments

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Tags: Mt. Zion Cemetery (Maurice Ave) · New York · Queens / L.I., NY