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Rabbi Reuvain Aaron Lipman

ראובן אהרן ב"ר יהודה ליב

Rav, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Thu. December 9, 1943 - Kislev 12 5704


Photo Caption: Bob Daly, Oak Woods Cemetery worker inspects the damage after 180 tombstones were knocked over and shattered, d. April 3, 1947, Credit: IFJCAH


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Tags: Chicago, IL · Illinois

Rabbi Yaakov Dovid Wilovsky (Ridbaz)

רפאל יעקב דוד ב"ר זאב

Chief Rabbi, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Thu. October 2, 1913 - Tishrei 1 5674
Rosh Hashana



Photo Caption: Rabbi Yaakov Dovid Wilovsky, Credit: N/N

Credit: IFJCAH

Photo Caption: Street in Tzfas named in memory of Ridbaz, Credit: Menachem Mendel Engel, Tzfas. 


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Tags: Chicago, IL · Chief Rabbi · Illinois · Israel

Rabbi Yitzchok Michelson

יצחק ב"ר צבי

Rav, Chicago, Illinois

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



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

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 


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Tags: Chicago, IL · Illinois · Pre 1900

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

 


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Rabbi Meir Shimon Poppers

שמעון ב"ר

Rav, Chicago, Illinois (More Information Needed)

Date of Death: Mon. November 5, 2018 - Needed
d. 1879


Bio Information:



Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America


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Rabbi Avroham Shmuel Braude

אברהם שמואל ב"ר עזריאל

Rav, Congregation Ohav Shalom Miropoler, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Tue. May 14, 1907 - Sivan 1 5667
Rosh Chodesh



Photo Caption: Rabbi Avroham Shmuel Braude, Credit: Chicago Rabbis: Visionaries, Pioneers, and Leaders 

Credit: Chicago Rabbis: Visionaries, Pioneers, and Leaders

Photo Caption Original Ohave Sholom Mariampol shul building, Credit: Chicago Rabbis: Visionaries, Pioneers, and Leaders

Photo Caption: The new building after it merged with Anshei Calvary, Credit: Chicago Rabbis: Visionaries, Pioneers, and Leaders

Photo Caption: Bob Daly, Oak Woods Cemetery worker inspects the damage after 180 tombstones were knocked over and shattered, d. April 3, 1947, Credit: IFJCAH

 


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Rabbi Avroham Rabinowitz

אברהם ב"ר שלמה זלמן

Rav, Congregation Ohav Shalom Mariampol, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Tue. September 12, 1893 - Tishrei 2 5654
Rosh Hashanah


Bio Information:
Rav Avroham Rabinowitz Bio


Credit: Chicago Rabbis: Visionaries, Pioneers, and Leaders 

Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America Archives

Photo Caption: Bob Daly, Oak Woods Cemetery worker inspects the damage after 180 tombstones were knocked over and shattered, d. April 3, 1947, Credit: IFJCAH

Photo Caption: Rabbi Avroham Rabinowitz, Credit: Rachel Rabinowitz, Chicago 


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Rabbi Yitzchok Isaac Weingart

אברהם אייזיק ב"ר שמואל יצחק

Rav, Fort Wayne, Indiana

Date of Death: Sun. April 5, 1992 - Nissan 2 5752



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Rabbi Baruch Ettelsohn

ברוך ב"ר יונה

Rav, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Wed. April 8, 1891 - Adar II 29 5651



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Tags: Chicago, IL · Illinois · Pre 1900

Rabbi Chaim Yitzchok Yudkowski

חיים יצחק ב"ר ראובן

Rav, Congregation Bnai Yaakov, Chicago

Date of Death: Thu. April 18, 1968 - Nissan 20 5728



Photo Caption: Rabbi Jerome Yudkowsky, Credit: Jim Craig, Evanston, IL


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Rabbi Eliezer Moshe Romirowsky

אליעזר משה ב"ר שמואל

Rav, B’nai Israel, Englewood, Chicago

Date of Death: Sun. January 18, 2004 - Teves 24 5764



Photo Caption: Rav Eliezer Moshe Romirowsky around the time he succeeded his father, Credit: Cynthia Meystel

Photo Caption: Rav Eliezer Moshe Romirowsky c. 1990, Credit: Cynthia Meystel


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Rabbi Shaul Mendel Silber

שאול מנדל ב"ר יעקב מיכאל

Rav, Congregation Anshe Shalom, Chicago

Date of Death: Sun. September 1, 1946 - Elul 5 5706


Bio Information:
Rav Silber also sever as president at Hebrew Theological College – Bais Hamedrash L’Torah.

Photo Caption: Rabbi Shaul Silber, Credit:  Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives


Credit: Booth Library,Charleston, IL 


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Rabbi Yehuda Michel Zeleznick

יהודה מיכל ב"ר בצלאל

Rav, Deadwood, South Dakota

Date of Death: Sat. March 25, 1933 - Adar 27 5693


zelzenick
Photo Caption: Rabbi Uda Michele Zeleznick, Credit: Chicago Rabbis 
zeleznick-shul

Photo Caption: Congregation Ohel Yaakov as it stands today at 1448 S Homan Ave in Chicago, Credit: Google

Bio Information: 
Rav Zeleznick, originally from Kovna was ordained by Rav Yitzchok Elchanon Spector. After just a few short years in Deadwood the Rav moved to Chicago where he ministered at Congregation Ohel Yaakov Anshei Kovna for close to 23 years. Rav Dov Ber Swirsky (d. 1964) served at Ohel Yaakov as well.


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Rabbi Yosef Sostrin

יוסף ב"ר חיים ליב

Rav, Agudath Achim U'B'nai Abraham, Maywood, Illinois

Date of Death: Fri. August 24, 1934 - Elul 15 5694



Source: MCA

Bio Information:
The Rav came to Agudath Achim U’b’nai Abraham in 1919.


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Rabbi Aaron Stern

אהרן ב"ר מרדכי

Rav, Congregation Bnai David, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Tue. July 21, 1914 - Tammuz 24 5674



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Rabbi Yeshaya Rubin

ישעיהו ב"ר בצלאל זאב

Rav, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Sat. March 15, 1958 - Adar 24 5718



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Tags: Illinois · Waldheim Cemetery - Chicago

Rebbe Yehoshua Heschel Eichenstein

יהושע העשיל ב"ר ישכר דוב

Ziditchover Rebbe of Chicago

Date of Death: Thu. March 21, 1940 - Adar II 11 5700



Photo Caption: Ziditchover Rebbe of Chicago, Credit: Chicago Rabbis

Credit: Chicago Rabbis


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Rabbi Matisyau Gordon

מתתיהו ב"ר שמשון

Rav, St. Louis, Missouri

Date of Death: Mon. May 1, 1944 - Iyar 18 5704
Lag Baomer


Gordon Chicago Pic

Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)


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Rabbi Aaron Colitz

אהרן ב"ר אברהם

Rav, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Sun. May 23, 1948 - Iyar 14 5708


Colitz Aaron Pic
Photo Caption: Rav Aaron Colitz, Credit: Jim Craig, Evanston, IL


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Rabbi Avroham Yaakov Cohen

אברהם יעקב ב"ר בן ציון הכהן

Author, Otzar Hatillim

Date of Death: Wed. September 28, 1949 - Tishrei 5 5710



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Rabbi Avroham Schwalb

אברהם אליהו ב"ר צבי

Rav, Chicago, IL

Date of Death: Sat. September 10, 1910 - Elul 6 5670



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Rabbi Nisson Yablonsky

ניסן ב"ר עזריאל זעליג

Rosh Yeshiva, Bais Medrash l' Torah, Chicago

Date of Death: Sun. February 19, 1928 - Shevat 28 5688


Yablonsky Nissan Pic
Photo Caption: Rav Nisson Yablonsky, Credit: Hebrew Theological College
Yablonsky Nissan Ad
Photo Caption: Advertisement announcing the arrival of Rav Yablonsky to these shores, Credit: 

Bio Information:
Rav Yablonsky  of Stavisky, Poland was born in 1876 and was the first Rosh Yeshiva of Bais Medrash l’ Torah (Hebrew Theological College). An outstanding talmidim of Slabodka, he was accepted as Rav of Slabodka in 1908 and later as Rosh Yeshiva of Slabodka. He was active in rescue of the Yeshiva in the aftermath of World War I. He came to America in 1922 and was immediately recruited by Rabbi Rubenstein to be the Rosh HaYeshiva of Beis HaMidrash L’Torah. He passed away suddenly on the 28th of Shevat 5688 at the age of 52. Some of his shiurim were published posthumously by his talmidim as the sefer נצני ניסן
Source: Hebrew Theological College


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Rabbi Shabsi Bresler

שבתי ב״ר מרדכי

Rav, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Thu. April 29, 1909 - Iyyar 8 5669



Source: The Jewish Daily

Breslep Hebrew Text

Photo Caption: Marker text


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Rabbi Shlomo Schechter

שלומה ב"ר יעקב גדליה



Date of Death: Mon. November 18, 1940 - Cheshvan 17 5701


Schechter Solomon Chicago pic
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hoto Caption: Rabbi Shlomo Schechter, Credit: Jim Craig, Evanston, Illinois


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Rabbi Shlomo Perlstein

שלומה ב"ר שאול יחזקאל

Rav, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Sat. September 23, 1967 - Elul 18 5727



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Rabbi Mordecai Landa

מרדכי ב"ר קלונימוס קלמן הלוי

Rav, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Thu. February 14, 1963 - Shevat 20 5723



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Rabbi Yehuda Newman

יהודה ב"ר יוסף

Rav, Moses Montefiore Congregation, Chicago

Date of Death: Sun. June 27, 1920 - Tammuz 11 5680


Not to be confused with the Rabbi Julius Newman who served at the Notting Hill Federation Synagogue and died in 1950. That Rabbi Newman was buried in London.


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Rabbi Eliezer Mendel Rubinstein

אליעזר מענדל ב"ר דוב אריה

Rav, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Wed. February 8, 1922 - Shevat 10 5682



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Rabbi Yitzchok Isaac Kramer

יצחק אייזיק ב"ר יהודה ליב

Rav, Chicago, IL

Date of Death: Wed. June 4, 1924 - Sivan 2 5684



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