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Rabbi Peretz Weiss

פרץ ב"ר יוסף

Rav, Congregation Bais Yisroel, Perth Amboy, New Jersey

Date of Death: Sat. January 1, 1949 - Kislev 30 5709
Chanukah


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Source: Lev Aryeh Chadosh, p. 312

Bio Information: 
The Rav also server in Astoria, Queens as well as several other Perth Amboy congregations.


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Rabbi Reuvain Yitzchok Levine

ראובן יצחק ב"ר צבי

Rav, Perth Amboy, New Jersey

Date of Death: Tue. January 13, 1925 - Teves 17 5685


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Photo Caption: The Synagogue of Congregation Sharey Tfillah Perth Amboy, NJ, Credit: Wisconsin Historical Society


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Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz

שמואל ב"ר מאיר מיכל

Rav, Congregation Shaarey Tefiloh, Perth Amboy, NJ

Date of Death: Sun. September 6, 1925 - Elul 27 5685



Photo Caption: Rav Shmuel Rabinowitz at a grandchild’s wedding, Credit: Edward Allon, Oak Park, MI
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Photo Caption: The Synagogue of Congregation Sharey Tfillah Perth Amboy, NJ, Credit: Wisconsin Historical Society
Bio Information: 

Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz was a student in the Volozhin Yeshiva, under the leadership of the Netziv (Rabbi Naftoli Tzvi Yehudah Berlin) and Rabbi Chaim Soloveitchik,. He went to learn in the Volozhin Yeshiva at the age of 16, in 1874. He was recognized as an Illui; by the time he was 18, he had mastered all of Shas and poskim, and was considered a sharp minded lamdan. He came to the United States about 1907, and served as rabbi in Bay City, Michigan, the Kovno Shul on Forsyth St. on the Lower East Side of New York City, and Perth Amboy, New Jersey.
He was a descendant or Rabbi Avaham, the brother of the Vilna Goan.
His father, Rav Meir Michel Rabinowitz, was a rav in Shat, Lithuania, and later Rosh Yeshiva at the Rameillis Yeshiva in Vilna. He was a talmid of Rabbi Yisroel Salanter.
Contributed by, Edward Allon, Oak Park, MI


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