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Rabbi Binyamin Yosef Weber

Rosh Yeshiva, Pupa, Long Island City, NY d. 14 Shvat, 5747 (1987) The yeshiva has since moved to Kiryas Pupa located in Westchester County. Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Kiryas Pupa Cemetery 340 Illington Rd. Ossining (Westchester), NY 10562 (Look for sign […]


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Tags: New York · Rosh Yeshiva · Upstate New York

A. Goodman and Sons, INC. Matzah Bakery

Long Island City, New York

Date of Death: Mon. April 1, 1957 -



Source: Hapardes, April 1957

Photo Caption: Rebbe Menachem “Mendele” Dovid Chodorov. A. Goodman and Sons, Inc. was under the Rebbe’s kosher supervision, Credit: Yitz Twersky

Photo Caption: Letter typed by Albert Einstein to Erich Cohn of A. Goodman & Sons, thanking him for the unleavened bread, Source: Jonathan Zalman, The Scroll

Note:
In 1983, Manischewitz purchased rights to make matzah under the A. Goodman and Sons label


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Tags: General · New York · Pesach - Passover · Queens / L.I., NY

Agudas HaRabbanim Convention

קאנווענשאן של אגודת הרבנים בניו יורק

Kensington Gardens Hotel, Far Rockaway, Queens

Date of Death: Tue. May 4, 1926 - Iyar 20 5686
Date of Convention: May 4, 1926



Photo Caption: Rabbinic Conference Photo, Credit: MCA
1. Rav Eliezer Silver, Harrisburg, PA
2. Rabbi Israel Rosenberg, New York City
3. Rabbi Moshe Zevulun Margolies, New York City
4. Rabbi Yechezkel Lipshitz, Cheif Rabbi, Kalisch, Poland
5. Rabbi Bernard Leventhal, Philadelphia, PA
6. Rabbi Yitzchok Seigel, Jersey City, NJ
7. Rabbi Yosef Konvitch, Newark, NJ

 


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Tags: General · New York · Pictures · Queens / L.I., NY

Agudas Harabonim Building Dedication

הקדשת בניין של אגודת הרבנים בניו יורק

235 East Broadway, New York City

Date of Death: Sun. October 27, 2019 -



Photo Caption: Rabbonim outside the newly dedicated  offices of the Agudas Harobonim at 235 East Broadway on the Lower East Side, Credit: Needed

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2. Rav Zalman Reichman, Bronx, New York
3. Rav Dovid Lifschitz, Suwalker Rav
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5. Rav Simcha Elberg, General Editor of HaPardes
6. Rav Eliezer Silver, Cincinnati, Ohio
7. Rabbi Pinchas Teitz, Elizabeth, New Jersey
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Photo Caption: The building as it appears today (2019), Credit: Google Maps

Bio Information:
Agudas Harrabonim, a.k.a. the Union of Orthodox Rabbis of the United States and Canada (UOR), located at 235 East Broadway, was established in 1901 and is the oldest organization of Orthodox rabbis in the United States. For many years it was the main group of Orthodox rabbis in North America.


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Tags: Chief Rabbi · General · New York · Pictures · Rosh Yeshiva

Agudas HaRabonim Convention

קאנווענשאן של אגודת הרבנים בניו יורק

Park Inn Hotel - New York 1952

Date of Death: Sun. December 21, 1952 - Teves 3 5713
Picture Origination Credit: Rabbi Mordechai Hecht, Director Anshe Sholom Chabad JCC of Queens



Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)

Note: Many of the Rabbonim are identified in the previous picture above, Credit: MCA
Please contact us, if you recognize anyone in these photos!!!!
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Please contact us, if you recognize anyone in the photo!!!!
1. Rabbi Chaim Kruger
2. Rabbi Zalman Reichman (Bronx)
3. Rabbi Reuvain Levovitz (East New York)
4. Rabbi Tzvi Hirsh Friedman
5. Rabbi Efriam Yollis (Philadelphia)
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Agudas HaRabonim History:







Source: Orthodox Judaism in America, Moshe D. Sherman

 


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Tags: General · New York · Pictures

Agudas HaRabonim Convention Rockaway Park, New York (One)

קאנווענשאן של אגודת הרבנים בניו יורק

Date Of Conference Needed

Date of Death: Tue. February 28, 2017 -



Photo Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)

Please contact us, if you recognize anyone in the photo!!!!

1. Rav Avroham Yoffen, Rosh Yeshiva Novardok
2. Rav  Zalman Reichman, Bronx, NY
3. Rav Mordechai Pinchas Teitz, Elizabeth, NJ
4. Rav Dovid Lifshitz, Suwałker Rav, New York City
5. Rav Eliezer Silver, Cincinnati, OH
6. Rav Aaron Kotler, Lakewood, NJ
7. Rav Simcha Elberg, General Editor HaPardis
8. Rav Meir Cohen, Asbury Park, NJ, Secretary Agudas Harabanim
9. Rav Yaakov Yitzchok Ruderman, Baltimore, MD
10. Rav Chaim Tzvi Kruger
Note:
Number 8 may be Rav Shimon Morduchovitz, Bronx, NY and Number 1 is assumed.

Agudas HaRabonim History:







Source: Orthodox Judaism in America, Moshe D. Sherman


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Tags: General · New York · Pictures

Chacham (Rabbi) Chaim Moshe Levy

חיים משה הלוי ב"ר

Rav, Congregation Ahavat Shalom Monasṭir (Tunisia)

Date of Death: Thu. June 7, 1928 - Sivan 19 5688



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Tags: Mount Carmel Cemetery, NY · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Meyer London Matzos Bakery

Lower East Side, New York City

Date of Death: Sat. June 22, 2019 -




Photo Caption: Letterhead of Meyer London, proprietor of Meyer London Matzos Bakery, Credit: IFJCAH

Photo Caption: The full letter, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History

Photo Caption: Advertisement promoting Meyer London Matzos Bakery, Credit: MCA

Photo Caption: Crude drawing of the Matzoh Machine at the Cohen’s Matzoh Bakery on Pike Street, Credit: MCA

Bio Information:
Meyer London Matzos Bakery founded in 1871 is among the first matzo bakeries on these shores.

Of Note:
The politician Meyer London (1871-1926), one of only two socialist politicians ever elected to Congress was Meyer London’s nephew.

 

 


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Tags: New York · Pesach - Passover · Pictures

Rabbi Yisroel Chaim Nachfolger

ישראל חיים ב"ר יוסף

Rav, Minneappolis, Minnesota

Date of Death: Thu. December 5, 1957 - Kislev 13 5718


Nachfolger pic
Photo Caption: Rabbbi Yisroel Chaim Nachfolger, Credit: M.N.

Bio Information:
The Rav who was originally from Krystonopol, Poland (Galicia) was very involved with upholding kashrus standard in Minneapolis. In addition, having lost his entire family (children and grandchildren) to the Nazi beasts  he worked tirelessly convincing parents to send their children to the Talmud Torah instead of public school.


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Tags: Beth Moses Cemetery - LI · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Reuvain Hertz Bendelstein

ראובן הערץ ב"ר אברהם

Rabbi, Bayonne New Jersey

Date of Death: Thu. January 12, 1984 - Shevat 8 5748



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Tags: Brooklyn / S.I., NY · New York · Washington Cemetery (Brooklyn)

Rabbi Aaron Adelson

אהרן ב"ר יעקב

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Sun. May 4, 1930 - Iyar 6 5690



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

Rabbi Aaron Agrovsky

Rav, Chevra Mishnayos Eitz Chaim d. 8 Adar, 1939 (5699) The Rav was associated with a number of congregations throughout Brownsville. Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Old Montefiore Cemetery 121-83 Springfield Boulevard St. Albans (Queens), NY 11412 Location: Needed Photo Credit: L’Zecher […]


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Tags: Montefiore Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Aaron Broude

אהרן ב״ר מאיר

Rav, Chevra Adas Jacob Anshe Slabodke

Date of Death: Mon. August 19, 1929 - Av 13 5689



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

Rabbi Aaron Cannon

אהרן שאול ב"ר נפתלי

Mohel, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. March 29, 1910 - Adar 23 5670



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Tags: Mt. Zion Cemetery (Maurice Ave) · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Aaron Dim

אהרן ב"ר משה הלוי

Rav, Congregation Shaarei Torah, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. June 5, 1951 - Sivan 1 5711
Rosh Chodesh



Photo Caption: Rav Aaron Dim, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Bio Information:
Rav Aaron Dim was the longstanding president of Degel HaRabanim in New York City.


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Tags: Beth David Cemetery - Long Island · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Aaron Dovid Reep

אהרן דוד ב"ר אברהם שלומה

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. December 21, 1915 - Teves 13 5676


Reep Aaron Dovid pic new
Photo Caption: Rabbi Aaron Dovid Reep, Credit: Needed


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Tags: Mt. Zion Cemetery (Maurice Ave) · New York

Rabbi Aaron Dovid Zeldner

אהרן דוד ב"ר חיים הכהן

Rav, Rock Island, Illinois

Date of Death: Mon. September 6, 1937 - Tishrei 1 5698
Rosh Hashana




Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)


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Tags: Mount Judah Cemetery - Queens · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Aaron Eskolsky

אהרן ב"ר דוב בער

Rav, Slonimer Shteeble, Lower East Side

Date of Death: Wed. May 5, 1937 - Iyyar 24 5697



Photo Credit: Rabbi Aaron Eskolsky, Credit: Michael Escott

Photo Credit: Rabbi Aaron Eskolsky, Credit: Michael Escott


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Tags: Baron Hirsh Cemetery · Brooklyn / S.I., NY · New York

Rabbi Aaron Gershon Sungolowsky

אהרו גרשון ב"ר ברוך יצחק

Rav, Cong Ahavas Achim, Jersey City, New Jersey

Date of Death: Mon. October 13, 1975 - Cheshvan 8 5736



Photo Caption: Rabbi Aaron Gershon Sungolowsk, Credit: Rabbi Dr. Joseph Sungolowsky


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Tags: Baron Hirsh Cemetery · Brooklyn / S.I., NY · New York

Rabbi Aaron Gordon

אהרן ב"ר מאיר

Miadziol Illu

Date of Death: Sun. July 30, 1922 - 5 Av 5682


Aaron Gorodon
Photo Caption: Rav Aaron Gordon, Credit: Dr. Mathew Kalman
Gordon Aaron Pic
Source: Dos Yiddish Vort, #222, page: 41

Bio Information:
Rav Gordon, the Chief Rabbi of Rochester was a member of Chief Rabbi Yaakov Yosef Josef’s Bais Din in New York City. The Rav was also a founding member of the Agudath HaRabonim.


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Tags: Chief Rabbi · Mount Judah Cemetery - Queens · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Aaron Gordon

אהרן ב"ר מאיר

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Wed. June 20, 1894 - Sivan 16 5654


Recently a new stone was erected and the surname Gordon added in assumption. According to the Society Plot Map the Rav’s name is listed as Aaron Myers. In addition, the plot alongside his, remains empty. Original tombstone was discovered by Aron Feder / Moreshes Chachmei America.


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Tags: New York · Pre 1900 · Queens / L.I., NY · Union Field Cemetery - Queens

Rabbi Aaron Halberstam

אהרן ב"ר אלישע

Gorlitzer Rav

Date of Death: Fri. November 5, 1976 - Cheshvan 12 5737



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Tags: New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Wellwood Cemetery - Long Island

Rabbi Aaron Kagan

אהרן ב"ר ישראל מאיר הכהן

Son of the Chofetz Chaim

Date of Death: Sun. February 3, 1957 - Shevat 30 5717
Rosh Chodesh



Credit: Needed

In Memorial
Rav Yisroel Meir HaCohen Kagen (Chofetz Chaim) d. 1933

Photo Caption: Recently discovered (video) picture of the Chofetz Chaim in Vienna, Credit: University of South Carolina


Photo Caption: Kever of the Chofetz Chaim, Radin, Belarus, Credit: DZ

Photo Caption: “Muga” stamp attributed to the Chofetz Chaim, Credit, IFJCAH

Photo Caption: Gartel of the Chofetz Chaim (identified by its unique rust/orange color stains), the Gartel is now owned by his grandson Rabbi Yisroel Meir Zacks of Brooklyn, Credit: IFJCAH 

Of Note:
In addition to Rav Kagan, his mother Rebbetzin Miriam Frieda Kagan (d. 1946), wife of the Chofetz Chaim and the wife of Rav Yeruchem Levovitz (d. 1936), the famed Mirer Mashgiach are both buried in the same section.


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Tags: Mount Judah Cemetery - Queens · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Aaron Menashe Dershowitz

Chief Chaplin, Middle Town Hospital, New Jersey d. 25 Tamuz, 2000 (5760) Prior to settling in Lakewood, Rav Dershowitz served as the Chief Rabbi of Newport News, VA as well as various cites across Wisconsin. The Rav was widely known for the many weekly shuirem (lectures) he delivered. Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See […]


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Tags: Chief Rabbi · Mt. Hebron (Main Street) Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Aaron Osher Wolinetz

אהרן אשר ב"ר אברהם

Author, Likutei Aharon al Megilas Rus

Date of Death: Sat. November 18, 1967 - Cheshvan 15 5728


Rabbi Wolinetz was a prolific writer.


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Tags: Montefiore Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Aaron Reuvain Charney

אהרן ראובן ב"ר יצחק זיידל

Chief Rabbi, Bayonne, New Jersey

Date of Death: Sat. March 28, 1970 - Adar II 20 5730


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Photo Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)
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Photo Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)
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Photo Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)


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Tags: Baron Hirsh Cemetery · Brooklyn / S.I., NY · New York

Rabbi Aaron Shabsi Kotler

Moreh Dasrah Chevra Beth Hillel Anshei Kreva d. 11 Kislev, 1957 (5718) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Mount Judah Cemetery Section One 81-14 Cypress Avenue Ridgewood, NY 11385 Location: Section: 2, Block: 6, Washington Avenue on the right side Photo Credit: Sam […]


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Tags: Mount Judah Cemetery - Queens · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Aaron Shlomo Bockstein

אהרן שלמה ב"ר יוסף דוב הלוי

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Wed. December 16, 1936 - Teves 2 5696



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Tags: Mount Judah Cemetery - Queens · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Aaron Singer

אהרן ב"ר יהודא הכהן

Rav in New York City

Date of Death: Fri. August 31, 1934 - Elul 21 5694



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Tags: Mt. Hebron (Main Street) Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Aaron Solomon

Rav, Beth Medrash HaGadol Vtomchei Torah, Bronx, NY d. 18 Iyar, 1927 (5687) Lag BaOmer Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Old Mount Carmel Cemetery 83-45 Cypress Hills Street Glendale, NY 11385 (Section: 1, Block: E, Map/Gate: 57, Line: 13 along the road)


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Tags: Mount Carmel Cemetery, NY · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Unknown