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Rabbi Aaron Yaakov Koslowsky

Rav in New York City d. 16 Sivan, 1964 Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Mount Hebron Cemetery 130-04 Horace Harding Expressway (Main Street Cemetery in Kew Gardens Hills) Flushing, NY 11367 (Block 4 Gate 6)


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

Rabbi Aaron Yehuda Willner

 Rosh Yeshiva, Shearith Hapletah Sanzs Klausenberg d. 11 Elul, 1986 (5746) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Beth Moses Cemetery 2030 Wellwood Avenue Farmingdale, NY 11735 631-249-2290 Location: Along Jordon Road Photo Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY


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

Rabbi Aaron Yosef Kurtz

אהרן יוסף ב"ר מרדכי דוד

Rav, Congregation Beth H'kneseth Anshei Mieletz

Date of Death: Sat. May 12, 1945 - Iyar 29 5705



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Tags: Mount Carmel Cemetery, NY · New York

Rabbi Abba Michel Kopelowitz

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Wed. November 7, 1906 - Cheshvan 19 5668


Of Note: 
The marked lists the date of passing as Wednesday, the 19th of Cheshvan, 5668, which converts to November 7, 1906. The maker also lists February 7, 1907, which was a Thursday (in Hebrew it corresponds with 23 Shevat, 5667) as the date of passing.


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

Rabbi Aba Yirmiyahu Seelenfreund

אבא ירמיהו ב״ר שלמה שמואל הכהן

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Thu. March 17, 1932 - Adar II 9 5692



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

Rabbi Akiva Schiff

Moreh Dasrah Congregation Bais Yaakov, Union City, NJ d. 28 Iyar, 2004 (5764) The Rav was the official mohel at Staten Island Hospital for many years. Anyone with biographical information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Washington Cemetery 5400 Bay Pkwy Brooklyn, NY 11230 Location: Needed


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

Rabbi Alexander Asher Babad

Tartikover Rav d. 7 Teves, 1985 (5746) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Kiryas Yoel Cemetery Schunnemunk Road (Between Berdichev Drive and Seven Springs Road) Kiryas Joel (Monroe), NY 10951


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Tags: Monroe (Kiryas Yoel), NY · New York · Unknown · Upstate New York

Rabbi Alexander Ritter

אלכסנדר ב"ר יוסף

Rav, Vienna, Austria

Date of Death: Fri. July 14, 1939 - Tammuz 29 5699



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

Rabbi Alexander Ziskind Levine

אלכסנדר זיסקינד ב"ר שמואל יוסף

Baal Doresh Tov L'Amo

Date of Death: Tue. June 17, 1952 - Sivan 23 5712



Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)


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Tags: New York · Queens / L.I., NY

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

Rabbi Alter Moshe Zalman Arowitz

אלתר משה זלמן ב"ר יעקב קאפיל

Rav, Congregation Anshei Yedvovno, New York City

Date of Death: Fri. January 23, 1953 - Shevat 8 5713



Photo Caption: Rabbi Moshe Zalman Arowitz, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America 
Orowitzinfo
Source: Toldods Anshei Shem

Orowitz Alter
Source: The Jewish Morning Journal, December 28, 1922

Source: Agudath Harabonim Listing

 


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

Rabbi Alter Shaul Pfeffer

אלטר שאל ב"ר ישראל אלימלך

Rav, Beth Medrash HaGadol Anshe Ungaran

Date of Death: Sat. April 11, 1936 - Nissan 19 5696
Chol Hamoed Pesach


Rav Peffer


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

Rabbi Alter Yitzchok Isaac Weinberger

Turker Rav of Kew Gardens, NY d. 13 Nissan, 1974 Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Beth Moses Cemetery Wellwood Avenue Farmingdale, NY 11735 (Jordon Road)


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

Rabbi Aryeh Leib Apotheker

אריה ליב ב"ר ברוך מרדכי

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Sat. December 5, 1942 - KIslev 26 5703
Chanukah



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

Rabbi Aryeh Leib Binkowitz

אריה ליב ב"ר אברהם שלומה

Chief Rabbi, Białystok, Poland (formally part of the Russian Empire)

Date of Death: Thu. October 10, 1907 - Cheshvan 2 5668


Binkowitz pic
Photo Caption: Rav Aryeh Leib Binkowitz, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)


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Tags: New York · Pitkin Avenue Cemeteries · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Areyh Leib Braverman

ארי' לייב ב"ר יחיאל בראווערמאן

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Sat. July 7, 1928 - Tammuz 19 5688


The Rav was tragically killed in a car accident.


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

Rabbi Aryeh Leib Gallin

אריה ליב ב"ר נחמן אליהו

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Mon. April 11, 1904 - Nisan 26 5664



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Tags: New York · Pitkin Avenue Cemeteries · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Aryeh Leib Krupinsky (Cooper)

Moreh Dasrah of Bais Medrash HaGadol of Brownsville d. 27 Av, 1929 (5689) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Mount Carmel Cemetery Section One 83-45 Cypress Hills Street Glendale NY 11385 (Section: 1, Block: E, Map: 7, Line: 5, Grave: 20)


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

Rabbi Aryeh Leib Lesser

אריה ליב ב"ר מרדכי נח

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Mon. April 15, 1918 - Iyar 19 5678



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

Rabbi Aryeh Leib Meisler

Rav, New York City d. 5 Teves, 1903 (5664) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Union Field Cemetery 82-11 Cypress Avenue Ridgewood, NY 11385 (Location: Needed, Cemetery Directory: Louis Meisler)


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

Rabbi Aryeh Leib Plotkin

אריה ליב ב"ר דוב בער

Chief Rabbi, Bangor, Maine

Date of Death: Wed. June 10, 1942 - Sivan 25 5702


Plotkin Louis Pic
Photo Submitted: MORESHES CHACHMEI AMERICA


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

Rabbi Aryeh Leib Silver

Moreh Dasrah Congregation Agudas Achim Bnei Yaakov d. 26 Elul, 1927 (5687) Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Acacia cemetery 83-84 Liberty Avenue (Pitkin Avenue) Ozone Park, NY 11417 (212) 477-2221 (Center right of society plot) Photo Credit: Asher Lowy


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Tags: New York · Pitkin Avenue Cemeteries · Queens / L.I., NY · Unknown

Rabbi Aryeh Leib Wolowsky

אריה ליב ב"ר מנחם אהרן

Rav, Brownsville, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Sun. April 20, 1913 - Nissan 13 5673


Bio Information:
Rav Wolowsky, prior to his arrival on these shores in 1888, served as Chief Rabbi in Sambor, Galicia (Poland).


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

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

Rabbi Asher Yeshaya Frankel

אשר ישעיהו ב"ר אלימלך

Puhietze Rebbe

Date of Death: Fri. April 1, 1966 - Nissan 11 5726


In Tribute:




Photo Caption: Ohel and kever of Rebbe Yisroel Ba’al Shem Tov (Besht), Medshibozh, Ukraine, Credit: IFJCAH
Note: Mr. Eli Glaser of Kew Gardens Hills can be seen in the picture. 


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

Rabbi Asher Zelig Finkel

Chief Rabbi of Odessa, Ukraine d. 27 Tishrei, 1941 Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Beth David Cemetery 300 Elmont Road Elmont, NY 11003 (Section: H9, Corner of Joshua and Franklyn Avenue)


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

Rabbi Avigdor Gildingorin

אבגדור ב"ר יהודה ליב הלוי

Polonne Rav of the Bronx, New York City

Date of Death: Mon. February 17, 1947 - Shevat 27 5707


The Rav served at the Congregation Beth Halevy of the West Side on Nelson Avenue in the Bronx.
Bronx
Photo Caption: Congregation Beth Halevy as it stands today: Credit: Google 

 


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

Rabbi Avigdor Regenbogen

אביגדור ב"ר אליעזר אשר

Rav, Chortkover Klaus of Brooklyn

Date of Death: Sun. August 11, 1935 - Av 11 5695


Rav Regenbogen was the official emissary of Rebbe Yisroel Friedman the Chortkover Rebbe in New York. Prior to establishing the Chortkover Klaus (13th Avenue and 50th Street) in 1925, the Rav was the official lecturer at the Sadigerer Klaus on the Lower East Side.


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

Rabbi Avigdor Schiffer

אביגדור ב"ר יחיאל יהודה

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

Date of Death: Sat. February 11, 1939 - Shevat 22 5699


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Photo Caption: The First Independent Hebrew, Congregation Ahavas Israel in Jamaica, Queens as it stands today.
Credit: Google
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Photo Caption: The original Aron Kodesh (Holy Ark) as it stands today at Temple Chaverim in Plainview, Long Island. Credit: Lee Weissman


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

Rabbi Avoham Nachum Meyerowitz

אברהם נחום ב"ר צבי יהודה

Rav, Chevra Machzika Torah, Brownsville, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Sun. January 2, 1955 - Teves 9 5715


Bio Information:
The Chevra Machzika Torah building located at 354 Osborn Street has long been replaced by the Brownsville Houses, Housing Projects.

Photo Caption: Rav Avroham Nachum Meyerowitz, Credit: Jared Meyerowitz, Henderson, Nevada


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