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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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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
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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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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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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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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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Rabbi Alter Chanoch Henoch Leibowitz

Rosh Hayeshivah, Rabbinical Seminary of America (RSA) d. 10 Nissan, 2008 (5768) Rav Henoch Leibowitz, an only child, was born in 1918 in Salcininkai, Lithuania. The Rosh Yeshiva came to America in 1926 when his father Rav Dovid was hired by Mesivta Torah Vodath as a teacher. In 1933, Rav Dovid left Torah Vodath and […]


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Rabbi Asher Nissan Levitan

אשר ניסן הלוי

Chief Rabbi, Shavel, Lithuania

Date of Death: Fri. May 25, 1956 - Sivan 15 5716


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Photo caption: Overseeing production at the Streit’s Matzo factory, c. 1960 Credit: Aron Streit, Inc.

Photo Caption: Rav Levitan in conversation with Rav Pinchos Teitz (Elizabeth, NJ), Credit: Dr. Rivka Blau

Bio Information: 
Rav Levitan a prominent Moreh Dasrah in the Bronx was also the uncle of Rav Elazar Menachem Man Shach, the late Ponevezher Rosh Yeshiva.


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Rabbi Avroham Bentzion Benjamin

Rav, New York City d. 21 Kislev, 1954 (5715) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Mount Judah Cemetery Section Two 81-14 Cypress Avenue Ridgewood, NY 11385 (Corner of Jefferson and Washington Avenue, Section 5:5)


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Rabbi Avroham Eliezer Alperstein

אברהם אליעזר ב"ר ישעיה

Rosh Yeshiva, Rabbeinu Yitzchok Elchonon (RIETS)

Date of Death: Mon. January 29, 1917 - Shevat 5 5677


Bio Information: 
Rav Alperstein was a founding member of the Agudath HaRabonim. His commentary on Talmud Yerushalmi Masechet Bikkuri, was the first safer (book) on Talmud Yerushalmi to be published in the United States.

Credit: Yeshiva University


Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture & History (IFJCAH)

Photo Caption: Delegation of Rabbonim To Washington, DC c.1912, Credit: Needed
Those in the photo are:
1. Unknown child
2. Rav Yitzchok Siegel, Bayonne, NJ
3. Rav Yosef Dov Glushak, Newark, New Jersey
4. Rav Avroham Alperstein, New York City
5. Rav Gedaliah Silverstone, Washington, DC
6. Rav Dovid Ginsburg, Wilkes-Barre, PA
7. Rav Eliezer Silver, Harrisburg, PA
8. Rav Yaakov Redelheim, New York City
9. Unknown child


Photo Caption: Actual tombstones, Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY 


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Rabbi Avroham Galernter

אברהם ב"ר שלום

Rav, Congregation Tifereth Yisroel, Lower East Side

Date of Death: Tue. September 13, 1927 - Elul 15 5687


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Photo Caption: Rav Avroham Galernter
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Photo Caption: Rav Avroham Galernter

Bio Information:
Congregation Tifereth Yisroel eventual became the Bialystoker Shul.


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Rabbi Avroham Lehrman

אברהם ב"ר ישראל

Rav, Congregation Tifereth Yisroel

Date of Death: Fri. July 13, 1945 - Av 2 5705


In October 1943, Rav Lehrman participated in the historic March on Washington in which over 400 mostly Orthodox rabbis marched through the streets of Washington on the day before Erev Yom Kippur, demanding that the Roosevelt administration help save the Jews of Europe.


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Rabbi Avroham Margolis

אברהם ב"ר זאב

Rav, Brooklyn, New York

Date of Death: Mon. April 29, 1935 - Nissan 26 5635



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Rabbi Avroham Schoen

אברהם ב"ר שלום יהודה הלוי

Rav, Adas Bnei Yisroel Shomrei Shabbos of Brooklyn

Date of Death: Fri. September 11, 1942 - Elul 28 5702


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Rabbi Avroham Shaul Chaim Levine

Congregation Tzemach Tzedek Nusach Ari d. 23 Kislev, 1939 (56999) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Mount Judah Cemetery Section Two 81-14 Cypress Avenue Ridgewood, NY 11385 (Section: 2, Block: 9, Society: Zem Zed Nus Hoari, along the road on the right side)


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Rabbi Avroham Shimshon Greenberg

אברהם שמשון ב"ר מרדכי יעקב

Nassi, Talmid Torah Tiferes Jerusalem (MTJ)

Date of Death: Sat. September 13, 1941 - Elul 21 5701



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Rabbi Avroham Yaakov Pam

אברהם יעקב ב"ר מאיר הכהן

Rosh Yeshiva, Mesivta Torah Vodath

Date of Death: Fri. August 17, 2001 - Av 28 5761



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Rabbi Avroham Yehuda Libin

Shklover Illui d. 13 Sivan, 1934 (5693) The Rav who was involved with Yeshivas Tiferes Jerusalem (MTJ) was a student in the famed Volozhiner Yeshiva. 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: […]


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Rabbi Avroham Yitzchok Faivelson

אברהם יצחק ב"ר שמואל אביגדור

Nassi, Va'ad HaRabonim of Greater New York

Date of Death: Sun. March 23, 1975 - 11 Nissan 5735



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Rabbi Avroham Yitzchok Shisgal

אברהם יצחק ב"ר דוד

Rav, Congregation Anshei Vilna, Lower East Side

Date of Death: Thu. December 18, 1952 - Kislev 30 5713
Chanukah


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Photo caption: Rav Avraham Yitzchak Shisgal and Rebbetzin Charna Shisgal 
shisgal pic 2
Photo caption: Rav Avraham Yitzchak Shisgal at Wedding
Shisgal 3
Photo caption: Rav Avraham Yitchok Shisgal, Rebbetzin Charna Shisgal, Raizel (Rose) Shisgal and Rav Eliyahu Moshe Shisgal (Europe)Photo Credit: Rochel Leah Weisberg nee. Shisgal (all 3 pictures)

Photo Caption: Rav Eliyahu Moshe Schisgal (d. 1973) at a wedding. The younger Rav Schisgal was the son-in-law of  HaGoan Rav Moshe Feinstein d.1986, Credit: Yossi Rubinfeld


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Rabbi Avroham Yitzchok Shuchatowitz

אברהם יצחק ב"ר דוד

Rav, Bias Medrash HaGadol of the Bronx

Date of Death: Wed. September 18, 1946 - Elul 23 5706


Avroham Yitzchok Shuchatowitz
Photo Caption: Rabbi Avroham Yitzchok Shuchatowitz, Credit: Debbie Harris

Bio Information:
In his Will, the Rav Shuchatowitz requested that one immerse in a mikvah (ritual bath) prior to praying at his grave-site.


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Rabbi Avroham Yosef Gordon

אברהם יוסף ב"ר אהרן

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Wed. January 27, 1960 - Teves 27 5720



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Rabbi Avroham Yosef Shulman

Rav, New York City d. 11 Adar, 1947 (5707) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Mount Judah Cemetery Section Two 81-14 Cypress Avenue Ridgewood, NY 11385 (Corner of Jefferson and Washington Avenue, Section 5:5)


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Rabbi Baruch Marshak

ברוך ב"ר משה

Rav, Congregation Chevra Shas of Brownsville

Date of Death: Mon. August 3, 1964 - Av 24 5724



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Rabbi Binyamin Aronowitz

בנימין ב"ר יוסף

Rosh Yeshiva, Rabbeinu Yitzchok Elchonon (RIETS)

Date of Death: Sun. September 16, 1945 - Tishrei 8 5706


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Photo Caption: Rav Binyamin Aronowitz at the Pesach Seder 1939, Credit: Jenny Altshuler
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Photo Caption: Rav Binyamin Aronowitz at the Pesach Seder 1939, Credit: Jenny Altshuler
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Photo Caption: Rav Binyamin Aronowitz and his three sons at the Pesach Seder 1939, Credit: Jenny Altshuler
Note: Per the Rav’s daughter, they had a professional photographer take the photos

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Photo Credit: RIETS
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Photo Credit: RIETS
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Photo Caption: Rav Binyamin Aronowitz, Credit: Needed

Bio Information:

Aronowitz Binyamin Bio

Credit: Rabbi Zevulun Charlop


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Rabbi Binyamin Levy

בנימין ב"ר ישראל יצחק הלוי

Rav, Ahavas Avroham Bnai Kula, New York City

Date of Death: Sun. October 5, 1924 - Tishrei 6 5685


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Photo caption: Rav Binyamin Levy, Credit: Mordecai Turoff

Photo Caption: (L-R) Rav Mendel Hochstein (white coat), Rav Mordechai Aaron Kapaln, Rav Avroham Aaron Yudelovitch, Rav Binyamin Levy, Mr. Tzvi Hirsch Manischevitz, c. 1921, Credit: Yitzchok Shteierman, Borough Park, Brooklyn 

Levy near jaffa

Photo Caption: The Rav’s personal copy of Igeres Hamusar from Rav Yisroel Salanter d. 1883, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History


Source: Jewish Morning Journal, 1916


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Rabbi Binyamin Yechezkel Wolkowitz

בנימין יחזקאל ב"ר יהורה צבי

Rav, Bias Medrash HaGadol of the Bronx

Date of Death: Tue. April 19, 1955 - Nissan 27 5715



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Rabbi Chaim Avrahom Klein

Moreh Dasrah Congregation Schulchan Uhrech Anshe Kutno d. 13 Adar I, 1984 (5744) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Mount Judah Cemetery Section Two 81-14 Cypress Avenue Ridgewood, NY 11385 (Block: 9, Gate: 9, Left side along Main Road second gate after Emanuel […]


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Rabbi Chaim Dovid Leibowitz

חיים דוד ב"ר אריה זאב

Rosh Hayeshivah (Founder), Rabbinical Seminary of America (RSA)

Date of Death: Fri. December 5, 1941 - Kislev 15 5702



Photo Caption: Rav Dovid Leibowitz, Credit: Needed

Photo Caption: Rav Leibowitz along with the Stolin Detroiter Rebbe at the wedding of Rabbi Abba Zalka Gewirtz to the daughter of Rabbi Laibel Kamins, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America 

Bio Information: 
Reb Dovid Warshawer as he was known in Europe studied in Radin with his great-uncle, the Chofetz Chaim, Slobodka, and eventually the Slabodka Kolel. In 1926, Rav Leibowitz came to the United States and joined Mesivta Torah Vodath, before opening his own yeshiva in 1933.


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Rabbi Chaim Heller

חיים ב"ר ישראל פינסקער

Rosh Yeshiva, Rabbeinu Yitzchok Elchonon (RIETS)

Date of Death: Mon. April 11, 1960 - Nissan 14 5720
Erev Pesach


Heller Chaim pic
Photo caption: Rav Chaim Heller, Credit: RIETS

Photo Caption: Rav Chaim Heller’s passport picture, Credit: MCA
Heller Chaim pic Numbers
Photo Caption: 1. Rav Dovid Lifschitz, Suwalker Rav, 2. Rav Moshe Shatzkes, Lomza Rav, 3. Rav Yosef Dov Soloveitchik, R”Y RIETS, 4. Rav Chaim Heller, R”Y RIETS, 5. Rabbi Dr. Shmuel Belkin, President Yeshiva University
Heller Chaim Yeshiva Ad
Photo Credit: Rabbi Scranton Miller, c. 1922


Credit: Yeshiva University


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Rabbi Chaim Levine

חיים ב"ר יהודה ליב

President, Mesivta Tifereth Jerusalem (MTJ)

Date of Death: Mon. March 27, 1961 - Nissan 6 5721



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