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Rabbi Yitzchok Meir Altman

Rav, New York City d. 24 Tishrei, 1928 (5689) Isru Chag Succos 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 (Society: Chief Rabbi Joseph, Section: 1, Block: C, Map: 11, Grave: 3, Line: L-8L) […]


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Rabbi Yosef Kelemer

יוסף ב"ר יצחק יהודה

Rav, Brooklyn, New York

Date of Death: Fri. January 26, 1962 - Shevat 21 5722



Photo Caption: Rabbi Yosef Kelemer, Credit: Ray Guttman


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Rabbi Raphael Mordechai Barishansky

רפאל מרדכי ב"ר יוסף

Chief Rabbi, Homel (Gomel), Belarus

Date of Death: Thu. November 9, 1950 - Cheshvan 29 5711



Photo Caption: Rabbi Raphael Mordechai Barishansky, Credit: MCA


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Rabbi Menachem Goldberg

Menahel of Yeshivas Toras Emes 7 Kislev, 1940 Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: New Mount Carmel Cemetery 66-02 Cooper Avenue Glendale NY 11385 (Section: 2, Block: 9, Map: 4, along Cooper Avenue, in the Anshe Sfard of Boro Park section)


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Rabbi Yehuda Leib Joseph

יהודה ליב ב"ר דוב

Co-founder, Yeshivas Rabbeinu Yaakov Yosef (RJJ)

Date of Death: Fri. January 5, 1912 - Teves 15 5672


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Photo Credit: The Jewish Morning Journal, January 1912
Joseph Shmuel Moshe Joseph

Photo Caption: Rabbi Shmuel Moshe Joseph, Credit: Ira Berman, North Wales, Pennsylvania  

Bio Information:
Brother of Chief Rabbi Yaakov Yosef Joseph. A seconds brother Chaim (see picture below) is buried at Union Field alongside the Chief Rabbi.  The oldest brother, Rabbi Shmuel Moshe  remained in Kovno, Lithuania where he is buried.


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Rabbi Dov Revel

דוב ב"ר נחום שרגא

Rosh Yeshiva, Rabbeinu Yitzchok Elchonon (RIETS)

Date of Death: Mon. December 2, 1940 - Kislev 2 5701



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

 Credit: Yeshiva University

Photo Caption: A partial list of famous Rabonim and Admorim who guest lectured at RIETS, among them HaRav Boruch Ber Leibowitz, Kaminetzer Rosh Yeshiva, HaRav Aaron Kotler of Kletzk (later of  Lakewood) and Chief Rabbi Avroham Yitzchok HaKoen Kook. Source: The Story of Yeshiva University, Gilbert Klaperman, p. 169

Bio Information:
A number of books have been published on the life and times of the Rav Dov Revel since his passing. Among them, Bernard Revel: Builder of American Jewish orthodoxy, by Rav Aaron Rakeffet-Rothkoff


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Rabbi Yisroel Goodman

ישראל ב"ר דוב

Rav, Chernovitzer Shul, New York City

Date of Death: Mon. March 2, 1936 - Adar 8 5696



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Caption: Rabbi Yisroel Goodman, Credit: Ira Lubell, md

Photo Caption: Goodman family lineage, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Kever of Rebbe Yaakov Yosef of Ostrog (Rebbe Yeva), d. 20 Tishrei, 5551 (1790) along with his grandson and namesake, Ostrog, Ukraine:



Note: Rebbe Yeva was a student of the Baal Shem Tov. It should also be noted that the Maharsha, Rav Shmuel Eliezer HaLevi Eidels (d.1631) as well as the Chief Rabbi of Ostrog, Rav Meir Margolis (d. 1790) are buried in the same cemetery.  Credit: IFJCAH

Bio Information:
The Rav who came here from Podolsk, Ukraine was a descendant among others of Rebbe Yisroel Ball Shem Tov and his grandson Rebbe Moshe Chaim Ephraim of Sudilkov, better known as the Degel Machaneh Ephraim, Rebbe Yeva of Ostrog, and Rebbe Menachem Mendel of Bahr.


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Rabbi Yisroel Dusowitz

ישראל ב"ר שמעון יהודה ליב

Rav, Congregation Tifereth Yisroel, Brownsville

Date of Death: Tue. December 14, 1954 - Kislev 19 5715


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Photo Caption: Rav Dusowitz seated between the Bayaner Rebbe and Rav Eliezer Silver, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America
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Photo Caption: Rabbi Yisroel Dusowitz, Credit: Jewish Forward, July, 1924

Bio Information:
Rav Dusowitz was  both the nassi (president) of the Agudath HaRabonim and the Vaad HaRabonim of Brownsville for many years.


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Rabbi Michael Shalom Winkler

מיכאל שלום ב"ר מנשה

Rav, Machsike Hadas, Copenhagen, Denmark

Date of Death: Mon. July 25, 1932 - Tammuz 21 5692


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Photo Caption: Rabbi Michael Shalom Winkler, Credit: Needed


Photo Caption: Rav Elchonon Wasserman davening at the kever of Rav Winkler, Credit: Berish Weiss

Photo Caption: As it looks today, Credit: IFJCAH

Bio Information:

Rav Michael Shalom Winkler, a talmid (student) of Rav Yosef Chaim Sonnenfeld was born in the old Yishuv of Jerusalem. In 1932, Rav Winkler traveled to New York to raise the necessary funds to establish a yeshiva in Denmark. Unfortunately, he did not succeed with the mission. Unable to collect enough money for the return trip to Denmark, Rav Winkler stayed in New York.


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Rebbe Eliezer Lipa Weisblum

אליעזר ליפא ב"ר ישראל חיים

Brooklyn Lizensker Rebbe

Date of Death: Mon. August 11, 1958 - Av 25 5718



Photo Caption: Lizensker Rebbe, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Photo Caption: A memorial plaque for the Rebbe at the Young Israel of Queens Valley in Kew Gardens Hills, NY. 


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Rabbi Moshe Zevulun Margolies

משה זבולן ב"ר שלמה זלמן

Rav, Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. August 25, 1936 - Elul 7 5696


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Photo Caption: Rav Moshe Zevulun Margolies, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)
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Credit: Yeshiva University 
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Photo Caption: Rav Moshe Zevulun Margolies speaking at Madison Square Garden, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
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Photo Caption: Rav Moshe Zevulun Margolies’s official seal as Chief Rabbi of Boston, Massachusetts, Credit:  Institute For Judaic Culture and History

Credit: Yeshiva University

Photo Caption: RAMAZ along with John Calvin Coolidge (30th President of the United State), d. 1933, Moreshes Chachmei America
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Photo Caption: Rabbi Joseph Lookstein (L) grandson-in-law of Rav Margolies and founder of the RAMAZ school in New York City, Credit:  Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)

Bio Information:
A number of books and articles have been penned on the life and times of Rav Moshe Zevulun Margolies often referred to by the acronym RAMAZ.


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Rabbi Yosef Peimer

יוסף ב"ר מאיר

Slutsker Rav of New York City

Date of Death: Thu. November 24, 1938 - Kislev 1 5699
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Photo Chaption: Rav Yosef Peimer, Credit:Institute For Judaic Culture and History
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Photo Caption: Rav Yossel of Slutzk d. 1864, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History

Bio Information: 
Rav Peimer was the recording secretary for the Degel Harabonim.


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Rabbi Yitzchok Zev Wendrovsky

יצחק זאב ב"ר יעקב פרץ

Rav, Congregation Chaia Adam Anshe Minsk

Date of Death: Tue. December 17, 1918 - Teves 14 5679



Credit: IFJCAH

Bio Information:
Rav Wendrovsky was a founding member of the Agudath HaRabonim, it’s first Secretary and a longtime writer for the Yiddish Tagblat.


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Rabbi Beinush Zalkind Rabiner

ביניש זלקינד ב"ר דוב

Rav, Congregation Chaia Adam Anshe Minsk of the Lower East Side

Date of Death: Mon. October 13, 1913 - Tisrei 24 5674


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Photo Caption: Rabbi Beinush Zalkind Rabiner, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History

Bio Information:
Rav Rabiner a founding member of the Agudath HaRabonim was a prominent member of Chief Rabbi Yaakov Yosef Joseph’s Bais Din (Rabbinical Court).


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Rabbi Raphael Joseph

רפאל ב"ר יעקב יוסף

Cofounder , Rabbanu Yaakov Yosef School (RJJ)

Date of Death: Tue. May 29, 1928 - Sivan 10 5688



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Photo Caption: State Senator Lazarus Joseph (L) January 10, 1946 soon after being elected as New York City Comptroller looking on.  State Senator Joseph, a  grandson of Chief Rabbi Yaakov Yosef Joseph remained a Shomer Shabbos Jew even as a high ranking politician. As New  York City Comptroller he campaigned for the Kosher Meat Laws.  Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History
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Photo Caption: Kever of  State Senator Lazarus Joseph at the Mount Carmel Cemetery in Queens, Credit:Institute For Judaic Culture and History
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Photo Caption: kever of Henrietta Joseph, wife of State Senator Lazarus Joseph at the Mount Carmel Cemetery in Queens, Credit: Shmuel Botchy Amsel 
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Photo Caption: Kever of Caption Jacob Joseph, great grandson of Chief Rabbi Yaakov Yosef Joseph.  Captain Joseph of the United States Marine Corps was killed in action at the Battle of Guadalcanal on October 22, 1942 when is jet was shot down over the Pacific.  Then New York City Mayor William O’Dwyer memorialized Captain Joseph in City Hall and later named a playground  on the Lower East Side in his honor. Interment was at the New Mount Carmel cemetery in Queens alongside his father. Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History
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Photo Caption: kever of Ethyl Joseph, daughter of State Senator Lazarus Joseph at the Mount Carmel Cemetery in Queens, Credit: Shmuel Botchy Amsel 

Bio Information:
Only son of Chief Rabbi Yaakov Yosef Joseph.


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