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Rabbi Chaim Noach Brevda

חיים נח ב"ר אברהם משה הכהן

Rav, Brighton Beach, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Tue. September 14, 1999 - Tishrei 4 5760


Rav Brevdah was a student in Radin under the Chofetz Chaim and later travel to Shanghai, China with the Mirrer Yeshiva.


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

Rabbi Tzvi Hirsh Lass

צבי הירש ב"ר משה

Judge, Rabbinic Court (Beth Din) of Chief Rabbi Yaakov Joseph

Date of Death: Thu. April 11, 1901 - Nissan 22 5661



Photo Caption: Title page Ateres Tzvi, authored by Rav Lass, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)

Photo Caption: Rav Lass’s rabbinic stamp, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)

Photo Caption: Rav Lass, Credit: IFJCAH

Photo Caption: Beth Din Kosher Certification signed by Rabbi Lass, Rabbi Shmuel Tzvi Wein, and Rabbi Dovid Rodinsky, Credit: MCA


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

Rabbi Yaakov Unterman

יעקב ב"ר איסר יהודה

Rav, Bais Talmud Torah of Brooklyn

Date of Death: Sun. March 10, 2002 - Adar 26 5762



Photo Caption: Rabbi Isser Yehuda Unterman (d.1976) Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel, Credit: N/N

Photo Caption: Rabbi Isser Yehuda Unterman with Rabbi YosheBer Soloveitchik, Credit: Needed


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

Rabbi Moshe Leib Rodshtein

זוסיא (משה ליב) ב"ר מרדכי

Rav, Congregation Agudas Chabad, Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Sun. November 12, 1967 - Cheshvan 9 5728


Bio Information: 
For close to 30 years, Rav Rodshtein served as the personal secretary to Rebbe Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, Lubavitcher Rebbe (d. 1950) and his successor Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneersohn (d. 1994), more commonly known as “The Rebbe”.

Photo Caption: Rabbi Moshe Leib Rodshtein, Credit: Chicago Rabbis

Credit: Chicago Rabbis

Photo Caption: Rebbe Yosef Yitzchok Schneersohn, Credit: N/N


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

Rabbi Avroham Abba Shein

אברהם אבא ב"ר צבי הלוי

Hebrew Teacher, (Russia) Brooklyn, New York

Date of Death: Wed. September 25, 1929 - Elul 20 5689



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

Rabbi Tzodok Sarason

צדוק ב"ר דוב

Rav, Brooklyn, New York

Date of Death: Sat. November 3, 1928 - Cheshvan 20 5689


Overview Of Section 30 Damage:



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

Rabbi Dov Scheinberg

דוב ב"ר ארי׳

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Thu. July 12, 1923 - Tammuz 28 5683


Overview Of Section 30 Damage:



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

Rabbi Meir Freeman

מאיר ב"ר זאב

Ba'al, Totars Meir, New York City

Date of Death: Mon. November 12, 1928 - Cheshvan 29 5689



Photo Caption: Title page of Toras Meir printed in New York City, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America

Photo Caption: Toras Meir, reprinted Jerusalem edition, Credit: HebrewBooks

Source: The Morning Journal 

Bio Information:
The Rav, who studied at the Etz Chaim Yeshiva, better known as Volozhin authored a number of seforim (books).


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

Rabbi Yisroel Kaplan

ישראל ב"ר

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Thu. January 25, 1917 - Shevat 23 5677


Note:
There seems to be a discrepancy with regard to the date of the Rav’s passing on his marker.

Photo Caption: Announcement regarding ritual slaughter sertifacation after Rav Kaplan’s passing, Source: The Morning Journal, 1917.

Photo Caption: Short Bio

Bio Information:
The Rav originally from Vilna was summoned to New York City by Cheif Rabbi Yaakov Yosef Joseph (RJJ) to help assist him in the New York Rabbinate.


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

Rabbi Shneur Nussbaum

שניאר ב״ר

Rav, Congregation B'nai Jeshurun, New York City

Date of Death: Mon. February 7, 1876 - Shevat 12 5636



Photo Caption: Congregation B’nai Jeshurun, c. 1827, Credit: Needed 


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Tags: General · New York · Pre 1900 · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Avroham Chaim Block

אברהם חיים ב"ר יצחק אהרן

Rav, Congregation Kol Israel, Prospect Heights, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Sat. September 3, 1960 - Elul 11 5720



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Tags: New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Michael Meir Mordovich

מיכל מאיר ב"ר יצחק

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Mon. January 6, 1930 - Teves 5 5690



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

Rabbi Yosef Aryeh Goldberg

יוסף אריה ב"ר שמחה זאב

Hebrew Teacher, New York City

Date of Death: Sat. March 15, 1941 - Adar 17 5701



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

Rabbi Chaim Korn (Korin)

חיים ב"ר יעקב

Cheif Rabbi, Yarmolyntsi, Ukraine

Date of Death: Thu. March 27, 1941 - Adar 28 5701


Bio Information:
Rav Chaim Korin authored the Tav Chaim.


Photo Caption: Rav Chaim Korin, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America

Photo Credit: Announcing the first yahrzeit of Rabbi Chaim Korn, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America


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

Rabbi Avroham Hurwitz

אברהם ב"ר שניאור זלמן הלוי

Hebrew Teacher, Brooklyn, New York

Date of Death: Thu. May 13, 1926 - Iyar 29 5686



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

Rabbi Mordechai Yaakov Mintz

מרדכי יעקב ב״ר שרגא פייוועל

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Thu. February 10, 1983 - Adar I 5 5749



Credit: Yeshiva University 


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

Rabbi Shmuel Aryeh Olishevsky

שמואל אריה ב"ר אברהם

Rosh Yeshiva, Rabbeinu Yitzchok Elchonon (RIETS)

Date of Death: Wed. February 10, 1943 - Adar I 5 5703




Credit: Yeshiva University

Credit: Hapardes

Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America 


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

Rabbi Menachem Leib Lokshin

מענדל ליב ב"ר אברהם

Rav, Chevrah Agudath Chabad, Brownsville, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Sun. October 22, 1933 - Cheshvan 2 5694



Photo Caption: Rabbi Menachem Mendel (Aryeh) Leib Lokshin

Bio Information:
There were five Chabad shuls in New York City at that time, all were under the auspices of Rav Lokshin. Prior to his arrival on these shores, the Rav served as Cheif Rabbi, Krivoy Rog (Dnipropetrovsk), Ukraine


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

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

Rabbi Mordechai Stein

מרדכי ב"ר יחיאל מיכל

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Mon. January 31, 1921 - Shevat 22 5681



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

Rabbi Avroham Freuer

אברהם ב"ר שלמה מאיר

Baal, Nishmas Kol Chaim

Date of Death: Wed. March 11, 1936 - 17 Adar 5696



Photo Caption: Rav Avroham Feuer, Credit: IFJCAH

Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History IFJCAH

Bio Information:
Among the Rav’s seforim (books) are Nishmas Kol Chaim, Likutei Avraham, Zichron Avraham (pictured above) .


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

Rabbi Simcha Eliyahu Chipkewitz

שמחה אליהו ב"ר מאיר

Rav, Chevra Bechurim Anshei Ungarin, Bronx, New York

Date of Death: Thu. January 1, 1948 - Shevat 16 5708



Photo Caption: Rabbi Simcha Eliyahu Chipkewitz

Photo Caption: Chevra Bechurim Anshei Ungarin Shul, Credit: Needed

Bio Information:

Chip 4


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

Rabbi Shmuel Ephraim Tiktin

שמואל אפרים ב"ר יצחק יעקב

Rav, Bronx, New York

Date of Death: Thu. July 2, 1970 - Sivan 28 5730



Credit: MCA

Bio Information:
Rav Tikin who originally came from Jerusalem lived in the Bronx.  Among his known locations were 763 Beck Street and 800 Fox Street, both are located in the Bronx.


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

Rabbi Yosef Dov Glushak

יוסף דוב ב"ר יהודה ליב

Rav, Congregation Brisk D'Lita, Newark, New Jersey

Date of Death: Wed. October 18, 1939 - Cheshvan 6 5700


Bio Information:
The Rav who hailed from England started his carer at Grimsby Hebrew Congregation in Lincolnshire, England. He later moved to South Africa where he officiated at the Roeland Street Synagogue in Cape Town and thereafter at South Portland Street Synagogue, Glasgow, Scotland. In 1910 the Rav relocated to the United States and settle in Washington, DC and was installed as the rabbi at Adas Israel Synagogue. He would go on to serve in  St. Louis, MO, Detroit, MI, and Newark, NJ. In addition, to being an ordained rabbi, Rav Glushak was a talented cantor.


Photo Caption: Rav Yosef Dov Glushak, Credit: Steven Weinreich


Credit: Brent Stevens

Credit: Moreshes Chachmie America

Photo Caption: Delegation of Rabbonim To Washington, DC c.1912
1. Unknown child
2. Rav Yitzchok Siegel, Bayonne, NJ
3. Rev Yosef Dov Glushok, Washington, DC
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

 


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Tags: New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Chaim Leibowitz

חיים ב"ר שמואל

Rav, Mapleton, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Thu. June 30, 1938 - Tammuz 1 5698
Rosh Chodesh



Credit: Hamsiloh, Vol: 3, No: 6-7

Mapleton is a neighborhood in Brooklyn, which borders Bensonhurst and Borough Park to the west, and Midwood to the east. The neighborhood was sometimes known as Mapleton Park.

 


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Tags: Beth David Cemetery - Long Island · 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

Rebbe Yissachar Berish Rubin

ישכר בעריש ב"ר חיים יחיאל

Dombrova Berlin Rebbe of Washington Heights

Date of Death: Tue. August 19, 1952 - Av 28 5712



Photo Caption: Dombrova Berlin Rebbe of Washington Heights, Credit: MCA

Credit: MCA

Bio Information: 

The Rebbe eventually opened a Shtibel in Washington Heights.
In the aftermath World War I, many Jews from Eastern Europe found themselves in Berlin, among them was Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the future Lubavitcher Rebbe and his wife Chaya Mushka (Moussia).  The Dombrova Berlin Rebbe was a source of warmth and inspiration for many of these Jews.  The Lubavitcher Rebbe upon meeting the Rebbe’s son Naftali some fifty years later commented: “You cannot imagine what a man your father was”.


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

Rabbi Yosef Eliezer Juravel

יוסף אליעזר ב"ר שמואל זאב

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Sat. July 19, 1980 - Av 6 5740



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

Rabbi Yaakov Yitzchok Goldman

יעקב יצחק ב"ר יהודה ליב

Rav, Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Date of Death: Sat. December 27, 1941 - Kislev 27 5701
Chanukah



Credit: Chachmei Yisroel of New England

Photo Caption: Rav Yaakov Yitzchok Goldman, Credit: MCA


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

Rabbi Yechezkel Mischler

יחזקאל ב"ר יהודא ליב

Rav, Chevrah Shas, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Fri. December 25, 1914 - Teves 7 5675



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