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Rabbi Moshe Zelig Olshanitzky

משה זעליג ב"ר פייוויל

Rav, Anshei Antirpolie

Date of Death: Sun. September 28, 1941 - Tishrei 7 5702



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Rabbi Nachman Nosson Yona Kurland

נחמן נתן יונה ב"ר רפאל חיים ראובן

Breslover Mashpia (Leader)

Date of Death: Thu. October 17, 2002 - Cheshvan 11 5763



Photo Caption: Ohel, Rebbe Nachman of Breslov (d. 1810), Uman, Ukraine, Credit: IFJCAH

Photo Caption: Overlooking Sofiyivsky Park, Uman, Ukraine, Credit: IFJCAH


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Rabbi Nosson Leiter

Baal Yalket Chodosh d. 18 Sivan, 2004 (5664) 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: Block: 90, Row: 1L, Grave: 8, Society: Elias Yong Men Click photo to enlarge , a new […]


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Rabbi Raphael Shmuel Weiss

רפאל שמואל ב"ר שבתי שעפטל

Rav, First Independent Hebrew, Congregation Ahavas Yisroel of Jamaica, Queens

Date of Death: Sun. September 7, 1958 - Elul 22 5718



Photo Caption: This photo of Rav Weiss was taken in March of 1949, nine years before he died, Credit: Toni Kamins


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Rabbi Raphael Safsel

רפאל ב"ר דוב יעקב

Rav, Chevra Ein Yaakov Anshe B’ville, Brownsville, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Sun. December 8, 1935 - Kislev 12 5696



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Rabbi Reuvain Levovitz

ראובן ב"ר חיים יוסף הלוי

Rav, Congregation Talmud Torah of East New York

Date of Death: Thu. October 21, 1965 - Tishrei 25 5726



Photo Caption: Rav Reuvain Levovitz, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
Feinstein Moshe
Photo Caption: HaRav Moshe Feinstein, the Rav’s brother-in- law, Credit: ravmoshe.net
Levovitz Yeruchom
Photo Caption: Rav Yerucham Levovitz (d. 1936), the famed Mirrer Mashgiach was the Rav’s older brother, Credit: wikipedia.org


Photo Caption: Kever of Rav Yerucham Levovitz, Mir, Poland, Credit: DZ


Photo Caption: Rebbetzin Rivka Levovitz (wife of Rav Yerucham) buried at the Mount Judah Cemetery in Ridgewood, Queens along side the wife of the Chofetz Chaim, Credit: IFJCAH


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Rabbi Schmaryohu Leib Hurwitz

שמריהו ליב ב"ר דוב בער

Rav, Talmud Torah Rabbi Yisroel Salanter, Harlem, New York City

Date of Death: Sun. June 12, 1938 - Sivan 12 5698




Credit: Orthodox Judaism in America, Moshe D Sherman

Photo Caption: Originally located in Harlem, Talmudical Institute of Harlem moved to the Bronx where it became known as Yeshiva Rabbanu Yisroel Salanter or just “Salanter” for short. The Yeshiva first moved to Washington Avenue but then relocated after purchasing a building at 1946 Webster Avenue. The above picture shows how the Yeshiva was vandalized while still at its Harlem location. Credit: IFJCAH


Photo Caption: The Yeshiva building c. 1940, Credit: NYC Dept of Records

Photo Caption: The Yeshiva Building as it stands today, Credit: Google

Credit: IFJCAH

 


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Rabbi Schneur Zalman Velenkin

שניאור זלמן ב"ר לוי יצחק

Hebrew Teacher, Yekatrinoslav, Ukraine

Date of Death: Thu. May 16, 1963 - Iyar 23 5723


Rav Velenkin, a Ga’on in his own right was originally brought to Yekatrinoslav as a Shochet. Among his many students was one Menachem Mendel Schneersohn, who would go on to become the 7th Lubavitcher Rebbe.


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Rabbi Shalom DovBer Gordon

שלום דובער ב"ר יוחנן

Rav, Congregation Ahavath Zion, Newark, New Jersey

Date of Death: Sun. April 15, 2001 - Nisan 22 5761
Pesach (last day)


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Photo Caption: Rav Gordon, Credit: Needed 

Of Note:
Rav Yehoshua”Josh” Gordon, the late directed of Chabad of the Valley in headquartered in Tarzana, CA was the Rav’s son.


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Rabbi Shalom Zev Gross

שלום זאב ב"ר יחזקאל יצחק

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. July 26, 1921 - Tammuz 20



Photo Caption: Rav Shalom Wolf Gross


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Rabbi Shemaryahu Gurary

שמריהו בן מנחם מענדל

Director, Yeshivas Tomchei Temimim, Lubavitch

Date of Death: Sat. February 11, 1989 - Adar I 6 5749


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Photo Caption: Rav Gurary,  the son-in-law of Rebbe Yosef Yitzchok Schneersohn (d. 1950), the sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe at his Ohel. (photo credit needed)


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Rabbi Shimon Deutsch

שמעון ב"ר חיים

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Sun. December 2, 1928 - Kislev 12 5689



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Rabbi Shlomo Schwartz

Moreh Dasrah Congregation Knesset Yisroel d. 20 Tammuz, 1936 (5696) 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 (Section: United Hebrew Community, Carmel Avenue, first dirt path on the right side, before North 9 […]


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Rabbi Shlomo Zlatalov

שלומה ב"ר מנחם מענדל

Rav, South Bend, Indiana

Date of Death: Sat. March 26, 1932 - Adar II 18 5692



Photo Caption: Rav Shlomo Zlatalov, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
Bio Information:
Rav Zlatalov the author of  Zichron Menachem which was named after his father who was a Rav in New York City.


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Rabbi Shmuel Pesach Bogomilsky

שמואל פסח ב"ר משה

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Thu. June 11, 1936 - Sivan 25 5699



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Rabbi Shmuel Tzvi Wein

שמואל צבי ב"ר משה ארי' הלוי

Rav, Borough Park, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Tue. November 12, 1918 - Kislev 8 5679


Photo Caption: Beth Din Kosher Certification signed by Rabbi Wein, Rabbi Tzvi Hirsh Lass, and Rabbi Dovid Rodinsky, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America


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Rabbi Shneur Zalman Schneerson

שניאר זלמן ב״ר מנחם מענדל

Nassi - President , Shevet Yehuda Institute

Date of Death: Wed. July 2, 1980 - Tammuz 18 5740


 

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Photo Caption: Rav Shneur Zalman Schneerson, Chief Rabbi, Association of Orthodox Jewry of France, Credit: Hadassa Carlebach
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Photo Caption: Rav Shneur Zalman Schneerson, Chief Rabbi, Association of Orthodox Jewry of France, Credit: Hadassa Carlebach
Tzemach tzedek

Photo Caption: Rabbi Shneur Zalman Schneerson’s great great grandfather, Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the Tzemach Tzedek of Lubavitch d. 1866. Among his famous quotes is  “Trakht gut vet zein gut — Think good and it will be good.”, Credit: Needed
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Photo Caption: Ohel of Rebbe Dovber Schneuri (d. 1827) the second Rebbe of Lubavitch and more commonly referred to as the Mitteler Rebbe, being the second of the first three generations of Chabad leaders. The Rebbe was the first Chabad leader to live in the town of Lyubavichi (Lubavitch). The Rebbe’s son-in-law, The Tzemach Tzedek, would go on to become the third Rebbe of Lubavitch, Credit: Jewish Community of Nizhny Novgorod.

Schneur Zalman Liadi
Photo Caption: Rebbe Shneur Zalman of Liady, Baal HaTanya, (d. 1812), founder and first Rebbe of Chabad. The Rebbe was laid to rest in Hadiach, Ukraine.
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Photo Caption: The Rebbe’s ohel in  Hadiach, Ukraine, Credit: Hamodia

Bio Information:
The Rav’s great grandfather Rav Baruch Shalom Schneerson (d. 1869) was also the the great great grandfather of Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson, “The Rebbe”, (d. 1994).  Rav Baruch Shalom Schneerson was the oldest son of the Tzemach Tzedek.


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Rabbi Tzvi Atyeh Pomerantz

צבי אריה ב"ר ישראל חיים

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Sat. April 10, 1943 - Nissan 5 5703



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Rabbi Tzvi Dorfman

Rav, Congregation Tiferes Tzvi, East New York d. 20 Teves, 1955 (5715) 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: Block: 13, Row: 12R, Grave: 5, Sosiaty: Cong. Mugen Abraham East New York […]


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Rabbi Tzvi Hirish Sandomirsky

צבי ב"ר חיים אשר אנשיל

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Mon. October 1, 1956 - Tishrei 26 5717


kaufman Kaminka Rabbe
Photo Caption: Rabbi Sandomirsky’s father-in-law, Rebbe Shmuel Kaufman, Miropoler Rebbe


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Rabbi Uri Felshin

Nasi, United Galil Aid Society d. 25 Av, 1947 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


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Rabbi Yaakov Eliyahu Rabinowitz

יעקב אליהו ב"ר צבי

Rav, Bnai Israel of Linden Heights, Brooklyn, NY

Date of Death: Mon. March 22, 1943 - Adar II 15 5703
Shushan Purim



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Rabbi Yaakov Kret

Rav, Old Broadway Synagogue, New York City d. 19 Shvat, 2007 (5767) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Direction to gravesite: New Montefiore Cemetery 1180 Wellwood Avenue West Babylon, NY 11704 T: (631-249-7000) Location: Block: 14, Row: 12R, Grave: 4R, Society: Cong Beth Hasidim Sfath Emeth […]


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Rabbi Yaakov Shmuel Markowitz

יעקוב שמואל ב"ר אברהם מאניס

Rav, Congregation Kehilas Yaakov, New York City

Date of Death: Sun. July 19, 1925 - Sivan 27 5685



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Rabbi Yaakov Simcha Kowalski

יעקב שמחה ב״ר שמואל

Rav, Bronx, New York

Date of Death: Thu. April 17, 1930 - 5690 2 5690



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Rabbi Yaakov Turbowitz

Rav, Brooklyn, New York d. 1933 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: Block: 87, Row: 4, Grave: 57, Society: United Hebrew Community Click photo to enlarge , a new window will […]


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Rabbi Yaakov Yehuda Hecht

יעקב יהודה ב"ר יהושע

Rav, Yeshivas Rebbe Meir Simcha HaCohen, Brownsville, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Sun. August 5, 1990 - Av 15 5750
Tu B'Av



Photo Caption: Rav Yaakov Yehuda Hecht, Credit: Rabbi Mordechai Hecht, Anshe Sholom Chabad JCC

Photo Caption: (L-R) Rav Mordechai Gifter of Telz Cleveland, Rav Shalom Ber Hecht of Queens (speaking), Rav JJ Hecht, Rav Chaim Gutnick of Australia, Credit: Credit: Rabbi Mordechai Hecht, Anshe Sholom Chabad JCC


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Rabbi Yair Lerner

יאיר ב"ר שימחה

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Fri. May 31, 1935 - Iyyar 28 5695



Photo Caption: Notice of condolence for the Rav’s wife, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Bio Information:
The Rav who was originally from Labin, Volyn [Ukraine] was a member of the Degel HaRabonim.


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Rabbi Yechezkel Liverhant

יחזקאל ב"ר יוסף הכהן

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Sun. November 18, 1945 - Kislev 13 5706



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Rabbi Yerachmiel Benjaminson

ירחמיאל בן אברהם יהודה ליב

Chief Chabad Rabbi, Montreal, Canada

Date of Death: Mon. January 24, 1955 - Shevat 1 5715
Rosh Chodesh


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Photo Caption: Rav Yerachmiel Benjaminson, Credit: Needed


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