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Rabbi Avroham Elimelech Shapiro

אברהם אלימלך ב"ר ישראך

Grodzisker Rebbe

Date of Death: Sun. December 29, 1968 - Kislev 29 5729
Chanukkah



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Tags: Admorim · Israel · Lizensk

Rebbe Yisroel Elozor Hopstein

ישראל אלעזר ב"ר ירחמיאל משה

Kozhnitzer Rebbe

Date of Death: Thu. August 18, 1966 - Elul 2 5726



Photo Caption: Kozhnitzer Rebbe, Credit: Yitz Twersky, KGH


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Tags: Admorim · Israel · Lizensk

Rabbi Tzvi Yehuda Olshwang

צבי יהודה ב"ר נחום

Mashgiach Ruchani, Telshe Yeshiva, Cleveland, Ohio

Date of Death: Tue. September 12, 1961 - Tishrei 2 5722



Photo Caption: Rav Hirsh Olshwang at a wartime rally, along with Mayor Edward J. Kelly at Orchestra Hall in Chicago, May 1, 1944, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and history (IFJCAH)

Photo Credit: Chicago Rabbis

Bio Information:
Born in Luknik, Lithuania, Rav Olshwang, studied under Rav Eliezer Gordon and his (future) brother-in-law Rav Shimon Shkop at Telshe. He was later ordained by the Rogotchover Goan, Rav Yosef Rosen, and would go on to rabbinate on three continents. First in Vitebsk, Belarus, and upon arrival on these shores at Congregation Mishna U’Gmoro in Chicago and thereafter as Mashgiach Ruchani, Telsher Yeshiva in Cleveland. He eventually settled in Bnei Brak. Sadly, he left no descendants.

 


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Rabbi Avroham Yehuda Margolis

אברהם יהודה ב"ר יהושע העשול

Rav, Chevra Mishnayos Shomrei Shabbos

Date of Death: Thu. November 16, 1939 - Kislev 4 5700



Credit: MCA

Source: The Morning Journal


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Rabbi Yitzchok Hutner

Rosh HaYeshiva, Yeshiva Rabbi Chaim Berlin, Brooklyn, New York

Date of Death: Fri. November 28, 1980 - Kislev 20 5741



Photo Caption: At a wedding: 1. Rav Yitzchok Hutner, 2. Chosson, 3. Rav Eliezer Silver, 4. Needed, 5. Needed, 6. Needed, Credit: Needed

Photo Credit: Rav Hunter along with his Rebbitzin, Credit: Needed
Of Note: The picture of the Alter Rebbe of Liadi hanging on the wall. 

Credit: Needed 


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Tags: General · Har Hazesim (Mount of Olives) Cemetery - Jerusalem · Israel · Rosh Yeshiva

Rabbi Zalman Yaakov Friederman

זלמן יעקב ב"ר ברוך מרדכי

Rav, Boston, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Sun. January 5, 1936 - Teves 10 5696
Asara B'Teves



Source: Chachmei Yisroel of New England

Photo Caption: Rabbi Zalman Moshe Friederman, Credit: Needed

Source: Orthodox Judaism in America, Moshe D. Sherman


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Tags: Har Hazesim (Mount of Olives) Cemetery - Jerusalem · Israel

Rabbi Moshe Feinstein

משה ב"ר דוד

Rosh Yeshiva, Mesivtha Tifereth Jerusalem. New York City

Date of Death: Sun. March 23, 1986 - Adar II 12 5746
Tanis Esther



Photo Caption: Rav Moshe Feinstein, Credit: N/N


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Tags: General · Har HaMenuchos Cemetery Jerusalem · Israel · Rosh Yeshiva

Rabbi Naftali Tzvi Yehudah Riff

נפתלי צבי יהודא ב"ר ישראל

Chief Rabbi, Camden, New Jersey

Date of Death: Tue. October 26, 1976 - Cheshvan 2 5737



Photo Caption: Rabbi Naftali Riff, Credit: Needed 


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Tags: Chief Rabbi · General · Israel

Rabbi Avroham Joffen

אברהם ב"ר אשר צבי

Rosh Yeshiva, Bais Yosef, Novardok

Date of Death: Sun. April 19, 1970 - Nissan 14 5730



Photo Caption: Rabbi Avroham Yoffen, Credit: N/N

Photo Caption: Rabbi Avroham Yoffen, Credit: posted on photo

Bio Information: 
Rav Yoffen was a son-in-law of Rav Yosef Yozel Horowitz, the Alter of Novardok and served as the director of the Novardok Yeshiva network across Eastern Europe. He fled to the U.S. at the outbreak of World War II and opened a yeshiva in Borough Park. In 1962 he moved to and founded a Kollel in Yerushalayim.


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Tags: Har HaMenuchos Cemetery Jerusalem · Israel · Rosh Yeshiva

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 Elazar Simcha Wasserman

אלעזר שמחה ב"ר אלחנן בונם

Rosh Yeshiva, Yeshiva Ohr Elchonon, Los Angeles, California

Date of Death: Thu. October 29, 1992 - Cheshvan 2 5753



Photo Caption: Rav Simcha Wasserman, Credit: Needed 

Photo Caption: Rav Elchonon Wasserman, Rosh Yeshiva Baranavich, HY”D, Credit: IFJCAH

Credit: IFJCAH


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Tags: Har HaMenuchos Cemetery Jerusalem · Israel · Rosh Yeshiva

Rabbi Moshe Etter

משה ב"ר שמואל

Rav, Congregation Chisuk Emuna, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Date of Death: Sat. April 30, 1966 - Irar 10 5726



Photo Caption: Rabbi Moshe Etter, MCA

Source: Rand


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Tags: Har HaMenuchos Cemetery Jerusalem · Israel · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Aharon Kotler

אהרן ב"ר שניאור

Rosh Yeshivah, Beth Medrash Govoha, Lakewood, New Jersey

Date of Death: Thu. November 29, 1962 - Kislev 2 5723



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Tags: Har HaMenuchos Cemetery Jerusalem · Israel · Rosh Yeshiva

Rabbi Moshe Aaron Poleyeff

משה אהרן ב"ר ישראל

Rosh Yeshiva, Rabbeinu Yitzchok Elchonon (RIETS)

Date of Death: Tue. November 15, 1966 - Kislev 2 5727



Credit: Yeshiva University 


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Tags: Har HaMenuchos Cemetery Jerusalem · Israel · Rosh Yeshiva

Rabbi Aaron Teitelbaum

אהרן ב"ר יעקב יצחק הלוי

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Wed. August 16, 1950 - Elul 3 5710



Photo Caption: Rabbi Aaron Teitelbaum, a prominent member of the Agudath Arabonim was among the over 400 Rabbanim and Admorim who on the day before Erev Yom Kippur, 1943 marched on Washington demanding that the Roosevelt administration help save the Jews of Europe. Credit: IFJCAH

Source: Four years of relief and war work by the Jews of America, 1914-1918

Note:
Rav Teitelbaum should not be confused with Grand Rebbe Aaron Teitelbaum of Satmar.


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Rabbi Herbert Samuel Goldstein

Rav, West Side Institutional Synagogue, New York City

Date of Death: Sun. January 4, 1970 - Teves 24 5730



Photo Caption: Rabbi Herbert S. Goldstein, Credit: Yeshiva University Archives

Credit: Needed 

Bio Information:
Although he was a Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) graduate, Rabbi Goldstein revied a personal rabbinical ordination (semicha) from Rabbi Shlomo Elchanon Jaffe of the Bais Medrash HaGadol of Norfolk Street.

In Memorial 
Mr. Harry Fischel (Yisroel Aaron) d. 1947
Buried: Har Hazesim (Mount of Olives) Cemetery, Jerusalem, Israel



Photo Caption: Harry Fischel Memorial at the Union Field Cemetery in Queens, Credit: IFJCAH

Photo Caption: Harry Fischel Mausoleum, Har Hazesim (Mount of Olives) Cemetery, Jerusalem, Israel, Credit: N/N


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Tags: Israel · New York · Westchester County

Rabbi Meir Sharf

מאיר ב"ר אליעזר

Rav, Congregation Adas Yisroel Anshei Sefard, Borough Park, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Thu. February 1, 1968 - Shevat 2 5728




Photo Caption: Rav Meir Sharf, Credit: MCA

Photo Caption: Rav Meir Sharf, Credit: MCA

Photo Caption: Rav Sharf (L) along with Rav Eliezer Pupko of Philadelphia (R), outside  The White House, c. 1945, Credit: Life Photo Collection

Credit: Yitzchok Shteierman, Borough Park

Credit: Yitzchok Shteierman, Borough Park

Source: Rand


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Tags: Israel

Rabbi Yaakov Moshe HaKohen Lessin

יעקב משה ב"ר שמואל ניסן הכהן

Mashgiach Ruchni, Rabbeinu Yitzchok Elchonon (RIETS)

Date of Death: Mon. April 14, 1975 - Iyar 3 5735



Credit: Yeshiva University 


Credit: MCA

Photo Credit: Rabbi Lessin along with his family, Credit: MCA

Credit: MCA


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Tags: General · Israel · Rosh Yeshiva

Rabbi Shmuel Elozor Volk

שמואל אלעזר חיים ב"ר משה אברהם שלום

Rosh Yeshiva, Rabbeinu Yitzchok Elchonon (RIETS)

Date of Death: Thu. October 24, 2019 -



Credit: MCA

Credit: MCA

Source: Needed, June 3, 1965


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Tags: General · Har HaMenuchos Cemetery Jerusalem · Israel · Rosh Yeshiva

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

Rabbi Chaim Tzvi Kruger

חיים צבי ב"ר יצחק יחיאל

Rav, Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Thu. December 9, 1982 - Kislev 23 5743



Photo Caption: Rav Cham Krieger at a wedding, Credit: MCA

Photo Caption: Rav Krieger along with Rav Eliezer Silver of Cincinnati, Credit: MCA

Photo Caption: Rav Krieger (10) at Agudas HaRabonim Conference, Rockaway Park, Credit: IFJCAH


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Tags: Har HaMenuchos Cemetery Jerusalem · Israel

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 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


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

Rabbi Eliyahu Moshe Gordon

אליהו משה ב"ר יצחק דוב

Rav, Congregation Shaaray Tefila, Brooklyn, New York

Date of Death: Tue. April 3, 1979 - Nissan 6 5739



Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America

Bio Information:
Although born in American, Rav Gordon studied in the Mir (Poland). He was also a graduate of the New Haven Yeshiva head by Rav Yehuda Heschel Levenberg.


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Tags: Har Hazesim (Mount of Olives) Cemetery - Jerusalem · Israel

Rabbi Moshe Yom Tov Wactfogel

משה יום טוב ב"ר דוד

Rav, Bnai Yaakov Montreal, Canada

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



Photo Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America

Source: Needed

Photo Caption: Mazel Tov on the birth of Eliyahu 
Ber Wachtfogel, Credit: Chaim Sznicer

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


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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 


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Tags: Har HaMenuchos Cemetery Jerusalem · Israel · Rosh Yeshiva

Rabbi Noach Garfinkel

נח ב"ר אפרים שּמעון הכהן

Rosh Yeshiva, Rabeinu Chaim Ozer, Bronx, New York

Date of Death: Thu. October 23, 1958 - Cheshvan 9 5719



Credit: Reb Yitzchok Alter
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Credit: Reb Yitzchok Alter


Photo Credit: Daniel Jacobson

Photo Caption: Rav Noach Garfinkel (c), Credit: Daniel Jacobson

In Memorial – Rav Chaim Ozer Grodzinski (d. 1940):

Photo Caption: Rav Chaim Ozer Grodzinski (right) conversing with Rav Shimon Shkop, Credit: N/N


Photo Credit: iGmc LLC

Photo Caption: Letter written by Rav Chaim Ozer, Credit: IFJCAH

Bio Information:
Located in the East Bronx on Bryant Ave and 177th Street, Yeshiva Rabeinu Chaim Ozer named for the Chief Rabbi of Vilna, Rav Chaim Ozer Grodzinski, existed from about 1945 until approx 1964. Around 1958, it relocated to 2084 Arthur Avenue in the West Bronx. While Rav Garfinkel was the Rosh yeshiva (Dean) one Mr. Zaretzky served as executive director. Rabbi Pinchos Twersky (son of the Loyev Uman Rebbe) was on the staff as well. Sometime during the 1950s, Rabbi David Savit of the Hunts Point Jewish Center joined the Yeshiva.  The yeshiva had grade 1-8 and taught in Yiddish.

Photo Caption: The Yeshiva building as it stood in 1940, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America 

Photo Caption: The Yeshiva building as it stands today at 2084 Arthur Avenue, Credit: Google

 

 


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Tags: Har HaMenuchos Cemetery Jerusalem · Israel · Rosh Yeshiva

Rabbi Elozar Meir Preil

אלעזר מאיר ב"ר אלחנן

Chief Rabbi, Elizabeth, New Jersey

Date of Death: Wed. October 4, 1933 - Tishrei 14 5694
Erev Sukkos


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Credit: Yeshiva University

Credit: IFJCAH

Photo Caption: Rav Pinchas Mordechai Teitz, the Rav’s son-in-law and successor, Credit: Dr. Rivkah Blua


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Tags: Eretz Hachaim Cemetery Beit Shemesh · Israel · New Jersey · Newark, NJ

Rabbi Avroham Zalman Kurtz

אברהם זלמן בן

Rabbi, Rochester, New York

Date of Death: Tue. April 28, 2015 - d.1949


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Photo Caption: Rabbi Avroham Zalman Kurtz, Credit: iVelt

Bio Information:
That Rav, a student of the Chafetz Chaim arrived here in 1924 from Bialystok  Poland. Also A student of Yeshivas Knesses Yisrael better known as Slabodk as well, he was ordained by Rav Moshe Mordechai Epstein. On these shores the Rav was an active member of the , Ezras Torah organization.


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Tags: Har HaMenuchos Cemetery Jerusalem · Israel