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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

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 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 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: New York · Queens / L.I., NY

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



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: Kever of Rav Naftali Tropp (d.1928), Radin, Belarus , Rav Tropp served as rosh yeshiva of Yeshiva Chofetz Chaim, 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 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

Rav in New York City d. 2 Teves, 1936 (5696) 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 (Corner Lebanon Road and Sinai Avenue Section V:1, along the Union Field Cemetery fence)


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

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

Rabbi Aaron Tzvi Leeder

אהרן צבי ב"ר יצחק אריה

Rav, Brooklyn, New York

Date of Death: Sun. February 12, 1989 - Adar II 7 5749



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

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 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 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