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Rebbe Yosef Leifer

יוסף ב"ר ישכר בער

Pittsburger Rebbe

Date of Death: Mon. March 7, 1966 - Adar 15 5726
Shushan Purim



Rebbe Yosef Leifer, Pittsburger Rebbe, Credit: Assigned to IFJCAH

Bio Information: 

The Pittsburger Admorim, a scion of the Nadvorna line of Chassidic dynasties trace their lineage to Rebbe Meir’l of Premishlan (d. 1773), a student of the Baal Shem Tov.


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Tags: Admorim · Har HaMenuchos Cemetery Jerusalem · Israel · Nadvorna · Premishlan

Rebbe Avroham Abba Leifer

אברהם אבא ב"ר יוסף

Pittsburger Rebbe of Ashdod

Date of Death: Sun. January 7, 1990 - Teves 10 5750
Asara B'Teves



Photo Caption: Both Rebbe Avroham Abba and the current Pittsburger Rebbe, Rebbe Mordechai Yissachar Ber, Credit IFJCAH

Bio Information: 
The Pittsburger Admorim, a scion of the Nadvorna line of Chassidic dynasties trace their lineage to Rebbe Meir’l of Premishlan (d. 1773). Prior to Pittsburg, the Rebbe rabbinated in Newark, New Jersey.


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Tags: Har HaMenuchos Cemetery Jerusalem · Israel · Nadvorna

Rabbi Shlomo Dov Shapiro

שלומה דוב ב"ר שמואל

Shepetivka Rebbe

Date of Death: Fri. December 6, 1996 - Kiselv 28 5757
Chanukah



Photo Caption: Shepetivka Rebbe, Credit: Chaim Kowalsky

In Memorial:
Rebbe Pinchas of Koretz (d. 1791)



Photo Caption: Ohel of Rebbe Pinchas of Koretz, Shepetivka, Ukraine. It is also noted that his son, Rebbe Yehuda Meir (d. 29 Nissan, 5589 – May 2, 1829) was buried in the nearby cemetery, Credit: IFJCAH


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

Rebbe Avroham Yitzchok Weisblum

אברהם יצחק ב"ר אלעזר

Stashuver Rebbe of Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Sun. June 16, 1991 - Tammuz 4 5751



Photo Caption: Stashuver Rebbe, Credit: MCA


Source: Toldos Anshe Shem, Rand


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Tags: Admorim · Har HaMenuchos Cemetery Jerusalem · Israel · Lizensk

Wife of Rebbe Shalom Dovber Schneersohn

שלום דובער ב"ר שמואל

Lubavitcher Rebbe (Rashab)

Date of Death: Fri. May 21, 1920 - Nissan 2 5680


Bio Information:
Rebbe Sholom DovBer Schneersohn commonly referred to by the acronym Rashab served as the fifth Lubavitcher Rebbe. His wife, Rebbetzin Shterna Sarah Schneerson (d. 1942) is buried at the Old Montefiore Cemetery (see map below) in Queens.

Photo Caption: Rebbe Sholom Dovber Schneersohn, Credit: Chabad Library


Photo Caption: Newly discovered photo attributed to the Rebbe Rashab, Credit: Needed 


Photo Caption: Newly renovated Ohel in Rostov-on-the-Don, Russia, Credit: Rabbi Chaim Danzinger, Shliach and Chief Rabbi of Rostov-on-Don
TO SEND A KVITEL:  email: ohelrostov@gmail.com or rabbi@jewishrostov.com

Photo Caption: Photo attributed (in dispute) to Rebbe Shmuel, Rebbe Maharash of Lubavitch. The Rebbe, who served as the 4th Lubavitcher Rebbe was born in the town of Lubavitch (White Russia) on the 2nd of Iyar in the year 5594 (1834). Rebbe Shmuel was the youngest of seven sons born to the Tzemach Tzedek. Among his famous quotes is “Lechatchilah ariber”. Rebbe Shmuel, who throughout his life suffered from many ailments, passed away at the young age of 48, on the 13th of Tishrei in the year 5643 (1882). He is buried alongside his father in the city of Lubavitch. Credit: Needed

Photo Caption: Rebbetzin Shterna Sarah Schneerson, Credit: N/N

Credit: N/N


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Tags: Admorim · Liadi / Lubavitch · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Rebetzins

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


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

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 

 


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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. 


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Tags: Detroit, MI · Liadi / Lubavitch · Michigan

Rabbi Yechiel Michael Somit

יחיאל מיכל ב"ר ישראל

Rav, Omaha, Nebraska

Date of Death: Tue. July 21, 1953 - Av Av 5713
Tisha B'Av



Photo Caption: Rabbi Yechiel Michael Somit

Photo Caption: The Rav’s lineage traced to Rabbi Yekhiel Michel of Zlotshev (Zlotshover Maggid) d. 1786


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Tags: Nebraska · Zlotchov

Rebbe Aaron Aryeh Koton

אהרן אריה ב"ר מתתיהו

Manestricher Rebbe

Date of Death: Tue. November 20, 1973 - Cheshvon 25 5734



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

Rebbe Yissachar Berish Rubin

ישכר בעריש ב"ר חיים יחיאל

Dombrova Berlin Rebbe of Washington Heights

Date of Death: Tue. August 19, 1952 - Av 28 5712



Photo Caption: Dombrova Berlin Rebbe of Washington Heights, Credit: MCA

Credit: MCA

Bio Information: 

The Rebbe eventually opened a Shtibel in Washington Heights.
In the aftermath World War I, many Jews from Eastern Europe found themselves in Berlin, among them was Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the future Lubavitcher Rebbe and his wife Chaya Mushka (Moussia).  The Dombrova Berlin Rebbe was a source of warmth and inspiration for many of these Jews.  The Lubavitcher Rebbe upon meeting the Rebbe’s son Naftali some fifty years later commented: “You cannot imagine what a man your father was”.


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

Rabbi Yitzchok Leifer

יצחק ב"ר יוסף

Nadvorna Rebbe of the Bronx

Date of Death: Sat. September 4, 1965 - Elul 7 5725



Photo Caption: Nadvorna Rebbe of the Bronx, Credit: MCA

Photo Caption: A delegation of rabboinm in Washington, DC, 1925 (see list below), Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
1. Rav Zalman Tuvia Golubowski, Bayonne, New Jersey

2. Rav Tzvi Hirsh Dachowitz, Agudath Achim Anshei Libowitz
3. Rav Menachem Yehuda Guzik, Makover Rav
4. Rav Avroham Aaron Yudelovitch, Eldridge Street Synagogue
5. Rebbe Yitzchok Leifer, Nedvorana Bronx Rebbe
6. Rav Gavriel Zev Margolis, Knesseth HaRabonim
7. Rav Avroham Miller, Cong. Bnai Yisroel of Borough Park
8. Lionel Golub, the attorney representing the Union of Orthodox Rabbis on this endeavor


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Tags: Admorim · Nadvorna

Rebbe Shmuel Yehuda Paneth

שמואל יהודה ב"ר יוסף

Grand Rebbe of Dej Miami Beach

Date of Death: Wed. September 9, 2009 - Elul 20 5769



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Tags: Admorim · Monsey / New Square, NY · New York

Rebbe Tzvi Hirsh Rabinowitz

צבי הירש ב"ר יעקב אהרן

Ostrov Kinsk Rebbe

Date of Death: Fri. December 8, 1944 - Kislev 22 5705


Rabinowitz Tzvi Hirsh NJ Pic 1
Rabinowitz Tzvi Hirsh NJ Pic 2
Photo Caption: Rebbe Tzvi Hirsh Rabinowitz, Credit: Yitzchok Shteierman, Borough Park, Brooklyn 

Bio Information: 
The Rebbe was a descendant of the Rebbe Yaakov Yitzchak of Peshischa  better known as the Yid Hakodosh d. 1813


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

Rebbe Baruch Tzvi Aryeh Brandwein

ברוך צבי אריה ב"ר יחיאל מיכל

Turka Stretiner Rebbe of New York

Date of Death: Wed. February 27, 1957 - Adar I 27 5717


Brandwein Baruch Tzvi Stamp
Photo Caption: Rebbe Baruch Tzvi Aryeh Brandwein’s official stamp, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
Brandwein Baruch Tzvi pic new
Photo Caption: Rebbe Baruch Tzvi Aryeh Brandwein at a wedding. Also seen in the picture are Rav Moshe Feinstein and the Rebbes of Kopyczynce, Boyane, and Amshinov. Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives


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

Rebbe Yechiel Mechel Brandwein

יחיאל מיכל ב"ר אהרן



Date of Death: Tue. March 14, 1939 - Adar 23 5699
Turka Stretiner Rebbe


Brandwein Yechiel Mechel Pic
Photo Caption: Rebbe Yechiel Mechel Brandwein, Stretiner Rebbe of the Lower East Side, Credit: Aaron Feder, Brooklyn, New York


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

Rebbe Tzvi Hirsh Halpern

צבי הירש ב"ר טוביה יחיאל מיכל

Sassover Rebbe

Date of Death: Sun. April 19, 1970 - Nissan 24 5731


Helprin Tzvi Sassov pic
Photo Caption: Rebbe Tzvi Hirsh Helprin, Sassover Rebbe


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

Rebbe Uri Langner

אורי ב"ר אברהם

Kanenitch Rebbe

Date of Death: Tue. September 15, 1970 - Elul 14 5730


Langner Uri pic
Photo Caption: Rebbe Uri Langner,  Kanenitch Rebbe


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

Rebbe Yitzchok Twersky

יצחק ב"ר מרדכי

Skvira Rebbe of Borough Park

Date of Death: Sun. July 27, 1941 - Av 3 5701


Twersky 107 pic
Photo Caption: Rebbe Yitzchok Twersky, Credit: Yitz Twersky, Kew Gardens Hills, NY

Twersky 107 Skvira and Boyana Rebbe Camp Aguda
Photo Caption: Rebbe Yitzchok Twersky (facing tree) and Rebbe Mordechai Shlomo Friedman, Boyaner Rebbe d. 1971 at Camp Aguda in Upstate New York

Twersky 107 Family
Photo Caption: The Rebbe’s family (L-R) Rebbe Dovid of Skvira Boro Park, Gedalia Aron, Rebbe Mottele of Skvira Flatbush, and Rebbetzin Mirel


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

Rebbe Yosef Meir Leifer

יוסף מאיר ב"ר לוי יצחק

Nadvorna Haifa Rebbe of New York

Date of Death: Tue. November 18, 2003 - Cheshvan 23 5764


The Rebbe was the great grandson of Rebbe Yoseph Leifer of Borsha and a desendant of Rebbe Berchi of Nadvorna d.1848.


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

Rebbe Tzvi Herschel Halberstam

צבי ב"ר אברהם

Rudniker Rebbe Los Angeles

Date of Death: Fri. July 24, 1981 - Tammuz 22 5741



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Tags: Admorim · California · Los Angeles, CA · Sanzs

Rebbe Menachem Mendel Landau

מנחם מענדל ב"ר אהרן צבי

Biala Rebbe

Date of Death: Sat. August 27, 1938 - Elul 1 5698
Rosh Chodesh


Biala Rebbe Pic
Photo Caption: Rebbe Menachem Mendel Landau, Biala Rebbe, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
Landau Menachem Mendel Letter
Photo Caption: Letterhead of Rebbe Menachem Mendel Landau, Biala Rebbe, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Bio Information:

The Rebbe, a direct descendant of Rebbe Berish of Biala authored  Shemesh Umugain on Torah. The book was published posthumously by his son, the late Biala Rebbe of Tell Aviv, Israel.


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

Rebbe Nachum Mordechai Perlow

נחום מרדכי ב"ר אלתר ישראל שמעון

Novominsker Rebbe

Date of Death: Sat. September 4, 1976 - Elul 9 5736


Perlow Nachum Novo 1
Photo Caption: Rebbe Nachum Mordechai Perlow, Novominsker Rebbe, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives 
Perlow Nachum Novo 3
Photo Caption: Rebbe Nachum Mordechai Perlow, Novominsker Rebbe. Also seen pictured is Rav Moshe Feinstein, Boyaner Rebbe, and Rav Eliezer Silver of Cincinnati, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Photo Caption: Rebbe Nachum Mordechai Perlow (near the briefcase), Novominsker Rebbe. Also seen pictured is Rav Simcha Elberg of the Agudath HaRabonim, (d. 1995) Credit: IFJCAH
perlow Nachum Haskama
Photo Caption: Letterhead of the Rebbe, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History
Perlow Baruch Dov
Photo Caption: Original tombstone of Rav Baruch Dov Perlow, Rav, Chicago, IL


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Tags: Admorim · New Jersey

Rebbe Meir Leifer

מאיר ב"ר ישכר בער

Clevelander Rebbe

Date of Death: Wed. April 9, 1941 - Nissan 12 5701


Meir Leifer Clevelander Rebbe LA
Photo Caption: Rebbe Meir Leifer, Clevelander Rebbe, Credit: Needed 
Meir Leifer LA
Photo Caption: Rebbe Meir Leifer, Clevelander Rebbe, Credit: Needed 

Leifer Meir LA
Photo Caption: The Jewish Morning Journal, May, 1922
Announcement advertisement the Rebbe’s Matzo bakery:
Leifer Meir LA 2


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Tags: Admorim · California · Los Angeles, CA · Nadvorna

Rebbe Avroham Langner

אברהם ב"ר משה

Toronto Stretiner Rebbe

Date of Death: Tue. January 10, 1961 - Teves 22 5721)



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Tags: Admorim · Canada · Strelisk · Toronto, ON

Rebbe Dovid Rokeach

דוד ב"ר ישכר דוב

Lybitichov (Libechov) Rebbe

Date of Death: Sun. April 29, 1956 - Iyar 18 5716
Lag BaOmer



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

Rebbe Yechiel Baruch Hager

יחיאל ברוך ב"ר משה צבי

Sovraner Rebbe

Date of Death: Fri. May 2, 1930 - Iyar 4 5690


Hager YB Pic
Photo Caption Rebbe Yechiel Baruch Hager, Photo Credit: Norm Galston

Hager YB 5
Photo Credit: ivelt


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

Rebbe Gershon Hager

גרשון ב"ר מנחם מענדילי

Zablotover Rebbe

Date of Death: Thu. October 2, 1952 - Tishrei 13 5713


hager-gershon-pic
Photo Caption: Rebbe Gershon Hager, Zablotover Rebbe, Credit: Needed

hager-gershon-mendel-zapaltov
Photo Caption: Kever of Rebbe Mendel of Zablotov, Zabolotiv, Ukraine, Credit: Rabbi Ari Spiegel, Lakewood, NJ 
hager-gershon-yaakov-zapaltov
Photo Caption: Kever of Rebbe Mendel of Zablotov, Zabolotiv, Ukraine, Credit: Rabbi Ari Spiegel, Lakewood, NJ 

hager-gershon-shul-zapaltov
Photo Caption: Remnants of the shul in Zabolotiv, Ukraine, Credit: Rabbi Ari Spiegel, Lakewood, NJ 


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

Rebbe Yitzchok Isaac Langner

יצחק אייזיק ב"ר משה

Stretiner Toronto Rebbe

Date of Death: Fri. December 21, 1979 - Teves 1 5740


Langner Yitzchok Isaac Toronto 1
Langner Yitzchok Isaac Toronto 2
Langner Yitzchok Isaac Toronto 3
Photo Caption: Rebbe Yitzchok Isaac Langner, Credit: Needed

Source: The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 25 Jun 1929, Tue, Page 20


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Tags: Admorim · Canada · Strelisk · Toronto, ON

Rebbe Moshe Chaim Ephraim Weisbard

משה חיים אפרים ב"ר מנחם מענדיל הכהן

Degel Machnei Ephraim Rebbe of New York

Date of Death: Sun. September 22, 1935 - Elul 24 5695



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