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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 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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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 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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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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Rabbi Aryeh Leib Meisler

אריה ליב ב”ר יהושע זאב

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Sun. December 27, 1903 - Teves 8 5664



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Rabbi Avroham Chaim Rosenberg

אברהם חיים ב"ר

Baal, OTzar Hashemos

Date of Death: Wed. August 5, 1925 - Av 15 5685
Tu B'Av



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Rabbi Avroham Dov Dobsevage

אברהם דוב בן

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Mon. January 15, 1900 - Shevat 15 5660
Tu Bishvat



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

Rabbi Avroham Leib Benjaminson

אברהם ליב ב"ר

Baal, Emek Yehoshpat

Date of Death: Mon. November 5, 1917 - Cheshvan 23 5677



Source: Eisenstadt

Bio Information:
Rav Benjaminson, a famous Mohel lived in New York City and was the author of Emek Yehoshpat, Hamisbonain, and Milhamah be-Shalom which includes approbations from Chief Rabbi Yaakov Joseph and Rav Hillel Klein.


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Rabbi Avroham Menachem Mann

אברהם מנחם ב"ר אהרן

Rav, Congregation Kalvarier, Pike Street New York City

Date of Death: Sun. November 18, 1928 - Kislev 5 5689



Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America Archives

Bio Information:
Rav Mann was a founding member of the Knesseth HaRabonim HaOrthdoksim d’America v’Canada.


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Rabbi Avroham Pollack

אברהם בן יעקב

Chief Rabbi, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York

Date of Death: Sun. April 15, 1934 - Nissan 30 5694


Pollack Yaakov Union Field 3
Photo Caption: From Eisenstadt

Bio Information: 
In addition to Poughkeepsie, the Rav served in McKeesport, Pennsylvania and prior to his arrival on these shores Jombeck, Hungary.


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Rabbi Avroham Yosef Ash

אברהם יוסף ב"ר מאיר

Founding Rabbi, Bais Hamedrash HaGadol of Norfolk Street

Date of Death: Thu. May 19, 1887 - Iyar 25 5647



Photo Caption: Rav Avroham Yosef Ash

Photo Credit: Orthodox Judaism in America, Sherman

Photo Credit: New York Times



Photo Source: History of the Jews in America, Peter Wiernik, Credit: IFJCAH
Note: In the highlighted section is the name of the 12 original members of the Bais Medrash HaGadol.

Photo Caption: Malka Bracha Garfunkel, Credit: Hoopskirts and Huppas, Milton M. Gottesman
Malka Bracha’s son Baruch Mordechai (better know as BM or Benjamin Marcus) married Rav Ash’s daughter Miriam. He later went into the hoopskirt business with his father-in-law.  Sadly, Miriam passed away soon after the marriage leaving behind a daughter.

Photo Caption: Baruch Mordechai Garfunkel, d. 1911, Credit: Jacob Lehrfeld

Bio Information:
Rav Ash was from the first Eastern European style Rabbanim to organize and lead a congregation in New York City. Eventually, his fame and authority spread across the country. No Orthodox congregation in the United States would accept a shoichet (ritual slaughterer) without his certification.
Map To The Kever Of Rav Ash From Union Field Cemetery:



Rebbetzin Ash is buried further down the hill near the main road of the Machpelah Cemetery.


Photo Credit: Asher Lowy, Lakewood, NJ


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Rabbi Baruch Zev Mott

ברוך זאב ב"ר בן ציון

Rav, Congregation Sharei Tefila, Troy, New York

Date of Death: Thu. September 25, 1913 - Elul 24 5673



Photo Caption: Rabbi Baruch Mott, Credit: Elisheva Morrison

Bio Information: 
Rav Mott was the founding rabbi at Congregation Sharei Tefila. 


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Rabbi Chaim Joseph

חיים ב"ר דוב

Mazkir, Office Of The Chief Rabbi, New York City

Date of Death: Mon. December 19, 1910 - Kislev 18 5671



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

Photo Caption: Cheif Rabbi Yaakov Yosef (brother), Credit: IFJCAH

 


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Rabbi Chaim Moshe Kamenetsky

חיים משה ב"ר שלומה צבי

Rav, Chevra Nachlas Tzvi

Date of Death: Tue. June 1, 1915 - Sivan 19 5675



Source: Needed 


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Rabbi Chaim Sakolski

חיים ב"ר שבתי

Rav (Reader), Allen Street Bais Hamedrash

Date of Death: Sat. October 27, 1883 - Tishrei 26 5644



Photo Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America Archives

Bio Information:
Rav Sakolski served as rabbi, reader, and president of the Allen Street Bais Hamedrash. After his passing there was a disputed between two of the leading rabbonim on the Lower East Side, Rav Yosef Moshe Aaronsohn and  Rav Avroham Yosef Ash over congregational and  kashrus (kosher certification) related issues. Rav Ash eventually split from the Allen Street Bais Hamedrash and founded the Bais Hamedrash HaGadol of Norfolk Street.


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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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Rabbi Eliyahu Kaplan

אליהו יוסף ב"ר יעקב פסח הכהן

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. July 20, 1937 - Av 12 5697



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Rabbi Eliyahu Mordechai Finkelstein

אליהו מרדכי ב"ר משה

Rav, Congregation Etz Chaim of Brooklyn

Date of Death: Mon. July 25, 1949 - Tammuz 28 5709


 


Photo Caption: Rabbi Eliyahu Mordechai Finkelstein, Credit: Needed 

Photo Caption: Announcement that Rabbi Finkelstein was installed at Mesivta Torah Vadath as Principal, Source: The Morning Journal, August 14, 1918


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Rabbi Gershon Hyman

גרשון בן שמואל הכהן

Rav, Congregation Chesed Shel Emes Adas Ellen Street, New York City

Date of Death: Sun. December 22, 1878 - Kislev 26 5639



Photo Caption: Rabbi Gershon Hyman, Credit: Eli Rabinowitz

Photo Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Hyman Gershon Marker Text
Photo Caption: Tombstone text, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives


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Tags: General · New York · Pre 1900 · Queens / L.I., NY · Union Field Cemetery - Queens

Rabbi Kalman Calmenson

קלמן ב"ר יהושע

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. September 30, 1924 - Tishrei 2 5685
Rosh Hashanah



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Rabbi Mechel Yehoshua Feinstein

Rav in Brooklyn, NY d. 22 Nissan, 1921 Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Union Field Cemetery 8211 Cypress Avenue Ridgewood, NY 11385 (Path X, Row 71)


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Rabbi Meir Yehoshua Peikes

מאיר יהושא ב"ר בנימין

Rav, Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun, New York City

Date of Death: Fri. March 15, 1929 - Adar II 3 5689



Photo Caption: Rabbi Meir Yehoshua Peikes, Credit: Tova E. Cohen

Bio Information:
In 1885 Rav Peikes, a founding member of the Agudath Harabonim was appointed the Congregations first rabbi


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Rabbi Moshe Sobel (Sobol)

Rosh Yeshiva Rabbeinu Yitzchok Elchonon (RIETS) d. 6 Sivan, 1920 Rav Sobel was also the Moreh Dasrah of Mesivta Tiferes Jerusalem prior to the arrival of Rav Moshe Feinstein in the late 1930’s. The Rav had a brother in New York, Rav Shmuel Dovid who authored Migdal Dovid on Shir HaShirim (Song of Songs). Anyone […]


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Rabbi Moshe Weinberger

משה ב"ר יששכר

Rav, Bais Medrash HaGadol Anshei Ungarin (Hungary), New York City

Date of Death: Thu. June 13, 1940 - Sivan 7 5700




Credit: Orthodox Judaism in America, Sherman

Photo Caption: Rav Moshe Weinberger was among the first Hungarian Rabbanim to arrive in the United States. After several troubled attempts in the rabbinate, he founded the Pitt Street Matzah Bakery. The Pitt Street Matzah Bakery was the forerunner of the now famous Streit’s Matzah Bakery. Credit: IFJCAH

Credit: IFJCAH


Credit: The  Rise Of The Jewish Community Of New York, Grinstein / IFJCAH

 


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Rabbi Naftali Reiter

נפתלי ב"ר משה

Rav, Congregation Mogen Avroham Anshe Dukler, Lower East Side

Date of Death: Thu. March 16, 1911 - Adar 16 5671


Naftalie Reiter RZ 2
Photo Caption: Rabbi Naftali Reiter, Credit: Joan Pollak
Naftali Reiter 3
Photo Caption: Rabbi Naftali Reiter, Credit: Joan Pollak
Reiter
Photo credit: From the archives of Joan Pollak

Bio Information:
Rav Reiter was the only member of Chief Rabbi Yaakov Yosef Joseph’s Bais Din (Rabbinical Court) of chassidish descent.


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Rabbi Nosson Nuta Netkin

נתן נטע ב"ר אשר

Old Yishuv Emissary

Date of Death: Wed. December 23, 1891 - Teves 15 5645


Netkin Nosson Pic
Photo Caption: Rav Nosson Nuta Netkin, Credit: Rabbi Scranton Miller
Salant Yosef Zundel

Photo Caption: Rav Nosson Nuta Netkin’s father-in-law, Rav Yosef Zundel Salant d. 1866, Credit: ICPHH

Photo Cation: Kever of Rav Yosef Zundel Salant, Credit: Not Needed
Salant Aryeh Leib
Photo Caption: Rav Nosson Nuta Netkin’s brother-in-law, Rav Yehuda Aryeh Leib Salant, Credit: Rena Saland Wechter
Salan Shmule New
Photo Caption: Rav Shmuel Salant d. 1909, Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem, . This photograph made for Pearsons Magazine just a few days before the Rav’s passing, is believed to be the only portrait for which the Rav ever sat. Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)

Photo Caption: 2006 Israel Post commemorative stamp honoring Rav Shmuel Salant, Credit: IFJCAH

Credit: IFJCAH

Bio Information:
The Rav was the grandson of Rav Aryeh Leib Gunzberg (d.1785) better known as the Shagas Aryeh. In addition, he was the son in law of Rav Yosef Zundel Salant (d.1866) and was sent by his brother in law Rav Shmuel Salant (d.1909) to North America to collect money for the impoverished Jews of the Old Yishuv.


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Rabbi Pesach Rosenthal

פסח ב"ר גדליה

Rav, Utica, New York

Date of Death: Tue. July 2, 1861 - Tammuz 24 5621



Credit: The Occident, August 1, 1861, page: 48
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Photo Caption: Original text of Chaya Sarah Rosenthal’s marker, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America

Bio Information: 
Rabbi Peasach Rosenthal is credited with having founded and taught at the very first Talmud Torah in New York City and perhaps all of North America. In addition, prior to his arrival in New York City he rabbinated in upstate Utica, NY.

Map To The Kever Of Rav Rosenthal From Union Field Cemetery:



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Rabbi Shraga Faivush Jaches

שרגא ב"ר שלום

Rav, Congregation Kahal Adas Kurland,

Date of Death: Sun. August 24, 1930 - Av 30 5690


Bio Information: 

Photo Caption: Rabbi Philip Jaches, Credit:  Oskar Birzen, Administrator BERSOHN /BIRZEN FAMILY TREE 

Photo Caption: Rabbi Philip Jaches at the dedication of the Ahawath Sholom synagogue in Brooklyn, Credit: New York Times, December 16, 1895

Photo Caption: Rabbi Philip Jaches at a mass protest meeting against the Pogrom in Kishinev, Russia. Credit: New York Times, April 28, 1903

Photo Caption: Rabbi Philip Jaches at the dedication of Beth Israel Hospital, Credit: New York Times, 27 May 1902

Photo Caption: Rabbi Philip Jaches at the United Hebrew Charities mass meeting, Credit: New York Times. June 14, 1903

Photo Caption: Kahal Adas Kurland located at 27 W115th Street as it stands today. Rabbi Jaches served there from 1910 until his passing in 1930. Credit: Google Street View




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Rabbi Pinchos Aaron Bruder

פנחס אהרן ב"ר יעקב

Rav in New York City

Date of Death: Tue. July 26, 1927 - Tammuz 26 5687



Photo Caption: Rabbi Pinchos Aaron Bruder, Hunter, New York, Credit: Avrohom Kranz

Photo Caption: His son-in-law, Moshe Yehuda Fried, Caption: Avroham Kranz


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