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Rabbi Chaim Yaakov Silver

חיים יעקב ב"ר זאב וואלף

Chief Rabbi, Worcester, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Sat. December 10, 1938 - Kislev 17 5699


Rav Silver was a founding member of the Agudath Harabonim.


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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


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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 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 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 Zorach Hurwitz

זרח ב"ר מנחם נחום הלוי

Rav, Congregation Bnai Yaakov, Worcester, Massachusetts

Date of Death: Thu. September 7, 1944 - Elul 19 5704



Source: Chachmei Yisroel of New England

Photo Caption: Rabbi Zorach Hurwitz, Credit: IFJCAH


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