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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)


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: Moreshes Chachmei America

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

Reverend Ignatz Jacob Kunreuther

אשר ב"ר נפתלי הלוי

Rav, Kehilath Anshe Maarav (KAM), Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Fri. June 27, 1884 - Tammuz 4 5644



Photo Caption: Rev Ignatz Jacob Kunreuther, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America

Photo Caption: Rav Naftali Halavi Kunreuthrt, Cheif Rabbi, Glenhausen, Germany (Glenhausen is a suburb of Frankfurt am Main), Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America.

Photo Caption: Abraham Kohn (see bio below) and Rev Ignatz Jacob Kunreuther, Credit: The Jews of Chicago, Cutler


Credit: Chicago Rabbis: Visionaries, and Leaders 


Posted: January 1st, 2019 · 1 Comment

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Tags: Chicago, IL · Illinois · Pre 1900

Rabbi Yehuda Dovid Bernstein

יהודה דוד ב"ר נתן

Rosh Yeshiva, Rabbeinu Yitzchok Elchonon (RIETS)

Date of Death: Sun. October 7, 1934 - Cheshvan 8 5695


Credit: Yeshiva University

Photo Caption: Orthodox Judaism in America, Moshe D. Sherman

Photo Caption: A Kol Koreh regarding Kollel America, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America
Note: The above rabbinic list is complete, no names were removed.

Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America


Posted: December 27th, 2018 · No Comments

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Tags: California · San Francisco, CA

Rabbi Chaim Dovid Regensberg

חיים דוד ב"ר יעקב אהרן

Rav,

Date of Death: Wed. August 25, 1976 - Av 29 5736



Photo Caption: Rabbi Chaim Dovid Regensberg of Chicago (the Rav’s uncle), Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America


Posted: December 26th, 2018 · 1 Comment

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

Rabbi Eliyahu Avroham Regensberg

אליהו אברהם ב"ר דוב מנחם

Rav, Congregation Bnai Yisroel, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Thu. December 8, 1955 - Kiselv 23 5716



Photo Caption: Short Bio

Photo Caption: Rav Eliyahu Avrohma Regensberg, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America

Photo Caption: Rav Dov Menachem Regensburg (HY”D) of Zambrova, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America

 


Posted: December 25th, 2018 · No Comments

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

Rabbi Yechiel Shneersohn

יחיאל ב"ר משה שלום

Rav, Dayton, Ohio

Date of Death: Wed. December 5, 2018 - Needed



Photo Caption: The family of Rav Yechiel including his son Shneur Zalman, a Chazan (cantor) who served in Montreal, Canada as well as Los Angeles, California where he is buried (see below), Credit:  Moreshes Chachmei America.

Photo Caption:
 Rav Yechiel’s connection to the Ba’al HaTanya (Alter Rebbe)

Photo Caption: Rav Chaim Tzvi Schneerson (d. 1881), the Rav’s grandfather, Credit: N/N

Photo Caption: Scetch of Rav Chaim Tzvi Schneerson upon his arrival to the United States, Credit: IFJCAH

Photo Caption: Letter from Rebbe Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, Sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe which mentions Rav Yechiel and his son Shneur Zalman.

Photo Caption: Safer (book) compiled by Rav Yechiel, Credit: Library of Agudas Chassidei Chabad

Photo Caption: Marker of Shneur Zalman Schneersohn at the Mount Zion Cemetery, Los Angeles, California, Credit: Larry Luna

Photo Caption: Marker of Yisroel Dov Schneersohn at the Cholon Cemetery, Holon, Israel

Photo Caption: Marker of Chana Toba Feingold (married to Rabbi Avroham Fishel, Rav, New Orleans is a Louisiana), Old Tiberias Cemetery, Israel, Credit: Billion Graves 

 


Posted: December 24th, 2018 · 1 Comment

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Tags: Liadi / Lubavitch · Ohio

Rabbi Ben Tzion Schneiersohn

בן ציון ב"ר משה שלום

Rav, Detroit, Michigan

Date of Death: Fri. December 7, 1951 - Kislev 8 Detroit



Photo Caption: Letter from Rav Ben Tzion father Rav Moshe Shalom of Safed

Photo Caption: Rav Chaim Tzvi Schneerson (d. 1881), the Rav’s grandfather, Credit: N/N

Photo Caption: Scetch of Rav Chaim Tzvi Schneerson upon his arrival to the United States, Credit: IFJCAH


Photo Caption: Rav Ben Tzion’s connection to the Ba’al HaTanya (Alter Rebbe)

Photo Caption: The family of Rav Ben Tzion’s brother Rav Yechiel, who rabbinated in Ohio, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America. 


Posted: December 21st, 2018 · No Comments

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Tags: Detroit, MI · Liadi / Lubavitch · Michigan

Rabbi Yisroel Kaplan

ישראל ב"ר

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Thu. January 25, 1917 - Shevat 23 5677


Note:
There seems to be a discrepancy with regard to the date of the Rav’s passing on his marker.

Photo Caption: Announcement regarding ritual slaughter sertifacation after Rav Kaplan’s passing, Source: The Morning Journal, 1917.

Photo Caption: Short Bio

Bio Information:
The Rav originally from Vilna was summoned to New York City by Cheif Rabbi Yaakov Yosef Joseph (RJJ) to help assist him in the New York Rabbinate.


Posted: December 20th, 2018 · 3 Comments

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