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Rabbi Tzvi Chaim Papkin

צבי חיים ב"ר נפתלי הלוי

Rav, Ahavath Achim Shul, New Bedford, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Wed. October 12, 1960 - Tishrei 21 5721
Hoshana Raba



Photo Caption: Rav Tzvi Chaim Papkin, Credit: [University of Massachusetts Dartmouth]

Photo Caption: Rabbi Tzvi Chaim Papkin and Rabbi Bernard Ziskind celebrating the 50th anniversary of Ahavath Achim Congregation, Credit: Needed

Source: Chachmei Yisroel of New England 

Bio Information:
Rav Pakin, who rabbinated at Ahavath Achim from 1900 until his passing in 1960 was a founding member of the Agudat Arabanim.

 


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Rabbi Yisroel Nechemiah Rabinowitz

ישראל נחמיה ב"ר יוסף אריה

Rav, Boston, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Mon. February 22, 1926 - Adar 9 5686



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Rabbi Yitzchok Rothkoph

יצחק ב"ר יהודה לייב

Rav, Congregation Agudath Achim, Taunton, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Sun. September 8, 2019 - c. 1951



Photo Caption: Congregation Agudath Achim e. 1913, located at 36 Winthrop Street, Taunton, Massachusetts, Credit: Google

Source: From Washington Avenue to Washington Street, Rabbi Aaron Rakeffet-Rothkoff

Credit: MCA

Photo Caption: Rabbi Yitzchok Rothkoph, Credit: Needed

Photo Caption: Rav Yehuda Leib Rothkoph (father of Rav Yitzchok), Credit: From the album מרדכי רוטקף’s photos (Geni)

 


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Rabbi Yitzchok Zev Baritz

יצחק זאב ב"ר יוסף צבי

Rav, Boston, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Sun. August 16, 1925 - Av 25 5685



Credit: Chachmei Yisroel Of New England

Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America 


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Rabbi Yaakov Lifshitz

יעקב ב"ר אהרן שלמה

Rav, Congregation Beth Israel of Malden, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Mon. July 5, 1948 - Iyar 26 5708



Credit: Chachmei Yisroel of New England


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Rabbi Raphael Avigdor Landau

רפאל אביגדור ב"ר יצחק

Chief Rabbi, Manchester, New Hampshire

Date of Death: Sun. July 10, 1955 - Tammuz 10 5715



Credit: Joshua Schneider

Source: Jewish Advocate,  Jul 14, 1955, Page 3



Photo Caption: Memorial for Rav Landau, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Bio Information:
The Rav also served in Brookline and Boston.


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Rabbi Shalom Binyamin Kostrinsky

שלום בנימין ב"ר יצחק

Rav, Brownsville, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Mon. August 16, 1937 - Elul 9 5697



Photo Caption: Rabbi Shalom Kostrinsky from Horodets yizkor book, Credit: Jeff Kontoff


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Rabbi Yaakov Axelrod

יעקב ב"ר אהרן יחיאל

Rav, Congregation Ahavath Sholom, Great Barrington, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Thu. January 9, 1986 - Teves 28 5746



Credit: Chamei Yisroel of New England 


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Rabbi Yechiel Dov Shear

יחיאל דוב ב"ר שלומה יצחק

Rav, Worcester, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Thu. January 7, 1932 - Teves 28 5692



Credit: Rabbi Mayer Abromowitz, New Haven, Connecticut 


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Rabbi Tzvi Epstein

צבי ב"ר אריה

Rav, Cong Beth Jacob, "Wall Street Synagogue", Boston, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Sat. March 20, 1920 - 1 Nissan 5680
Rosh Codesh


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Photo Caption: Rabbi Tzvi Epstein, Credit: The Jewish Advocate

Bio Information: 

After a number of mergers the shul eventually became known as Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Beth Jacob.


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Rabbi Mordechai Klatchko

מרדכי ב"ר צבי הירש

Rav, Altoona, Pennsylvania

Date of Death: Thu. December 22, 1932 - Kislev 23 5693


Klatchko Moedechai bio
Photo Caption: Short bio for Rabbi Mordechai Klatchko, Credit: Needed


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Rabbi Aaron Shuchatowitz

אהרן ב"ר אברהם יצחק

Rav, New Haven, Connecticut

Date of Death: Sun. December 1, 1974 - Kislev 17 5735



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Rabbi Dov Ber Boruchoff

דוב בער ב"ר אבא יעקב הכהן

Rav, Congregation Beth Israel of Malden

Date of Death: Wed. April 5, 1939 - Nissan 16 5699
Pesach



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Rabbi Yaakov Gershon Shain

יעקב גרשון ב"ר שמשון

Rav, Congregation Anshi Sfard, Boston, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Fri. April 28, 1950 - Iyar 11 5710



Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)

Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)


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Rabbi Yitzchok Isaac Waldstein

יצחק אייזיק ב"ר שניאור זלמן הכהן

Rav, Worcester, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Thu. March 5, 1931 - Adar 16 5691



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Rabbi Mordecai Yaakov Golinkin

מרדכי יעקב ב"ר ראובן

Rosh Bais Din, Vaad Harobonim of Massachusetts

Date of Death: Wed. December 3, 2014 - Kislev 19 5735


Golinkin
Photo Caption: Rabbi Mordecai Yaakov Golinkin (C), Credit: Needed

Bio Information: 
Prior to his arrive to the United States Rabbi Mordecai Yaakov Golinkin server various communities in Eastern Europe, among them Ryzhany (a suburb of Zhitomir, Ukraine) and Dokshitz (Belarus). During the 1930’s he was in Danzig and managed to escape as the Nazi’s were closing that city. Upon his arrival to these shores he settled in Worcester, MA where he was soon considered the cities chief rabbi.


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Rabbi Aaron Gorovitz (Soloveichik)

אהרון ב"ר משה שלמה

Rav, Congrecation Bnai Avroham, Roxbury, MA, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Sat. March 31, 1956 - Sivan 21 5716



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Rabbi Yisroel Avroham Abba Krieger

ישראל אברהם אבא ב"ר חיים זאב

Rav, Boston, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Thu. January 8, 1931 - Teves 19 5691


Krieger Yisroel Avroham Abba Boston
Photo Caption: Rabbi Yisroel Avorham Abba Krieger, Credit: Michael Harel

Bio Information: 
The Rav Was born in Shpeishuk, a small village near Kovno, Lithuania where His father Rav Chaim Zev server as Rav. At the young age of 8, the Rav was sent to the yeshiva in Eishishok to study. His After bar mitzvah he Traveled to Jerusalem where he Entered the study hall of Rav Yehoshua Leib Diskin, Diligently studying for five years. In 1890 he returned to Europe and settled in Dvinsk where he became a disciple of Rev Meir Simcha HaKohen. Two years Later Around Was he appointed the Rav of Kosherdari and soon after Frankfurt am Main. Due to His Lack of success n Germany, he Traveled to American and Settled in Boston, Massachusetts where he Was appointed as Rav and an authoritative member of the Agudath Harabonim.
Among His writings are China Dchaye (Pietrokov, 1908), Lirtzonchem Tizbechuhu (Pietrokov, 1908), Olah Lyafeh (Pietrokov, 1911), and posthumously Taanugei Yisroel, 2 Vol. (Brooklyn, 1981), Kedushas Bas Yisroel, (Brooklyn, 1982), and Yad Yisroel (Brooklyn, 1985). Addition the Rav In Was a regular contributor to the Hapardes Rabbinical Piratical.
Source: Orthodox Judaism in America, Moshe D. Sherman


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Rabbi Yitzchok Finfer

יצחק ב"ר חיים הכהן

Rav, Woburn, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Sun. June 10, 1934 - Sivan 27 5694


The Rav who was from Kuvno, Lithuuania was a descendant of the Vilna Gaon’s sister.


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Rabbi Moshe Hofschtein

Baal, Safer Segulas Moshe d. 2 Iyar, 1930 (5690) Anyone with information is asked to send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Everett Jewish Cemeteries Fuller Street Everett, MA 02149 (617-244-6509)


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Rabbi Mordechai Tzvi Rosenfeld

מרדכי צבי ב"ר שמחה צבי

Shochet For The Town of Zvhill

Date of Death: Mon. November 16, 1936 - Kiselv 2 5697



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Rabbi Shmuel Soibelman

שמואל ב"ר דוב

Rav, Boston, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Fri. March 10, 1989 - Adar II 3 5749



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Rabbi Shmuel Binyamin Halperin

שמואל בנימין ב"ר משה

Rav, Boston, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Thu. January 23, 1941 - Teves 24 5701



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Rabbi Chaim Yosef Selbovitz

Moreh Dasrah Chevra Shas, Chelsea, MA d. 11 Tishrei, 1968 (5729) It is believed that the Rav was ordained by Rav Yosef Rosen the Rogochover Goan (d. 1936). Anyone with information is asked to send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Everett Jewish Cemeteries Fuller Street Everett, MA 02149 (617-244-6509) Photo […]


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Rabbi Avroham Rose

אברהם ב"ר שמואל הלוי

Rav, Chelsea, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Thu. August 29, 1963 - Elul 9 5723



Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)


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Rabbi Yitzchok Eliezer Benkovitz

יצחק אליעזר ב"ר אליקום געציל

Rav, Congregation Tzemach Tzedek, Chelsea, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Sun. May 5, 1963 - Iyar 11 5723



Photo Caption: Congregation Tzemach Tzedek, Chelsea, Massachusetts, Credit: Leon Benkovitz

Photo Caption: Rav Benkovitz at a wedding, Credit: Leon Benkovitz


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Rabbi Zev Gam

זאב ב"ר יעקב

Rav, Congregation Bnai Yaakov, Lynn, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Sun. May 14, 1944 - Iyar 21 5704



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Rabbi Chaim Nissan Sacks

חיים ניסן ב"ר שמריהו

Rav, Chelsea, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Sat. October 28, 1950 - Cheshvan 17 5711


Sacks Chaim Nissan
Photo Caption:  Rabbi Chaim Nissan Sacks, Credit: Nechunya

Bio Information:
The Rav served the city of Chelsea for close to 25 years.


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Rabbi Yisroel Yaakov Kaufman

ישראל יעקב ב"ר שלמה

Rav, Boston, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Thu. April 15, 1982 - Nissan 22 5742
Shevii Shel Pesach



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Rabbi Yisroel Moshe Iserowitz

ישראל משה ב"ר אלחנן אייזיק

Rav, Chelsea, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Wed. October 3, 1979 - Tishrei 12 5740



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