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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 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 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 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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Rabbi Yosef Hofschein

Rav in Boston, Massachusetts d. 19 Shevat 1941 (5701) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Jewish Cemeteries of Baker Street 776 Baker Street West Roxbury, MA 02132 (Section: Beth El, in the back)


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Rabbi Shlomo Chaim Seltzer

Rav in Dorchester (Boston), Massachusetts d. 27 Elul, 1943 (5703) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Jewish Cemeteries of Baker Street 776 Baker Street West Roxbury, MA 02132 (Section: Beth El)


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Rabbi Moshe Aryeh Kustanovitz

Rav in Boston, Massachusetts d. 12 Elul, 1949 (5709) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Jewish Cemeteries of Baker Street 776 Baker Street West Roxbury, MA 02132 (Section: Beth El)


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Rabbi Yaakov Yisroel Zuber

Rav in Boston, MA d. 14 Teves, 1953 (5713) Anyone with information is asked to send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Jewish Cemeteries of Baker Street 776 Baker Street West Roxbury, MA 02132 (Section: Beth El) (Part of a larger stone) Photo Credit: David Weider of Williamsburg


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Rabbi Elchonan Isaac Iserovitz

אלחנן אייזיק ב"ר דוד

Rav, Chelsea, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Wed. April 26, 1944 - Iyar 3 5404



Source: Chachmei New England 


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Rabbi Shlomo David Sprince

שלומה דוב ב"ר גדליהו הכהן

Chief Rabbi, Riga, Latvia

Date of Death: Sat. May 25, 1929 - Iyar 15 5689



Source: Chachmei New England

Bio Information:
The Rav who passed away in his 90s was a moreh dasrah across two continents for over 70 years and wrote many seforim.


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Rabbi Avroham Borvick

Chief Rabbi, Elmira, New York d. 7 Av, 1953 (5713) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Jewish Cemeteries of Baker Street 776 Baker Street West Roxbury, MA 02132 617-928-1926 Location:  Beth El section towards the back


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Rabbi Yitzchok Yaakov Levin

Rosh Av Bais Din (Chief Judge) of Boston, MA d. 7 Kislev, 1963 The Rav also served as Moreh Dasrah of the Bais Medrash HaGadol of Boston. Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Jewish Cemeteries of Baker Street 776 Baker Street West Roxbury, […]


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Rabbi Yitzchok Isaac Savitzky

Baal Ateres Yitzchak d. 11 Tammuz, 1952 Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Jewish Cemeteries of Baker Street 776 Baker Street West Roxbury, MA 02132 (Section: Beth El, last row)


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Rabbi Yeshaya Marcus

Rav in Boston, MA d. 14 Sivan, 1933 Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Jewish Cemeteries of Baker Street 776 Baker Street West Roxbury, MA 02132 (Section: Beth El, Last row) Photo Credit: David Weider of Williamsburg


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Rabbi Yehuda Yehoshua Falk Israelite

Chief Rabbi of Chelsea, MA d. 24 Iyar, 1938 Rav Israelite, a founding member of the Agudath Harabonim was a Rav in Chelsea for over 40 years. 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 (Chevra Chai Odom, […]


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Rabbi Meir Ezriel Rabinowitz

מאיר עזריאל ב"ר אברהם ליב הכהן

Rav, Chelsea, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Tue. July 9, 1929 - Tammuz 1 5689
Rosh Chodesh



Source: Chachmei Yisroel on New England 


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Rabbi Yitzchok Hochman

יצחק ב"ר אברהם יוחנן

President, Vaad Harabonim of Boston

Date of Death: Tue. April 5, 1966 - Nissan 15 5726
Pesach (Passover)



Source: Chachmei Yisroel on New England 


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Rabbi Yosef Lifland

יוסף ב"ר ישראל דוב

Rav, Boston, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Tue. May 16, 1950 - Iyar 29 5710



Source: Chachmei New England

Credit: Rabbi Mordechai Hecht, Anshe Sholom Chabad JCC

Photo Caption: Rav Liflan’s safer (book) Gerim V’geros, published posthumously, Credit: Rabbi Mordechai Hecht, Anshe Sholom Chabad JCC


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Rabbi Yaakov Moshe Feinstein

יעקב משה ב"ר דוב בער

Rav, Boston, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Tue. September 27, 1938 - Tishrei 2 5699
Rosh Hashana


Rav Feinstein was a member of the Agudath HaRabonim.


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