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Rabbi Avroham Aryeh Pupko

אברהם ארי' ב"ר אליעזר

Rav, Philadelphia

Date of Death: Fri. September 4, 1964 - Elul 27 5724



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Rabbi Avroham Bukspan

אברהם ב"ר ישראל בנימין

Rav, Philadelphia, PA

Date of Death: Sat. September 19, 2015 - Elul 27 5720



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Rabbi Avroham Yisroel Keys

Rav, Mikveh Israel. Philadelphia, PA d. 20 Cheshvan, 1828 (5589) Anyone with biographical information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Spruce Street Cemetery 823 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 E: archive@mikvehisrael.org T: 215-922-5446 Note: There are regular scheduled tours of the cemetery, call the Mikveh Israel […]


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Tags: Pennsylvania · Philadelphia, PA · Pre 1900

Rabbi Avroham Yitzchok Ovsovitz

אברהם יצחק ב"ר יחזקאל יהושע

Rav, Portland, Oregon

Date of Death: Mon. December 16, 1918 - Teves 13 5679



Photo Caption: Rabbi Avroham Yitzchok Ovsovitz, Credit: Daniel Adler

Credit: Daniel Adler


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Rabbi Baruch Dovid Rubin

Baal Bad Kodesh of Philadelphia d. 2 Tamuz, 1930 (5690) The Rav served in numerous cities across the United States among them Philadelphia, PA, Trenton, NJ, and Baltimore, MD. Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Mount Sharon Cemetery 502 E Springfield Road Springfield, […]


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Rabbi Baruch Hanapolsky

Rosh Yeshiva Mishkan Israel, Philadelphia d. 18 Iyar, 1925 (Lag BaOmer) The Rav moved to Philadelphia in 1905 from Kiev, Russia. Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Har Jehuda Cemetery 8400 Lansdowne Avenue Upper Darby, PA 19082 (610) 789-2104 Photo Credit: David Weider […]


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Tags: Pennsylvania · Philadelphia, PA · Rosh Yeshiva

Rabbi Chaim Pressman

Rav, South Philadelphia

Date of Death: Tue. February 24, 2015 -


The Rav who was originally from Vilna passed away c. 1939


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Tags: Mystery · Pennsylvania · Philadelphia, PA · Unknown

Rabbi Chaim Tzvi Kahana

חיים צבי ב"ר אברהם יעקב הכהן

Rav, Philadelphia, PA

Date of Death: Wed. July 23, 1913 - 13 Tammuz 5673



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Rabbi Dov Aryeh Leventhal

דוב אריה ב"ר אברהם הכהן

Chief Rabbi, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Date of Death: Tue. September 23, 1952 - 4 Tishrei 5713


Leventhal Bio

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Photo Caption: Rabbi Bernard Leventhal, Credit: Needed

Credit: Yeshiva University 


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Rabbi Dovid Wachtfogel

Rav, Philadelphia, PA Anyone with biographical information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Needed Click photo to enlarge , a new window will open, click that one as well


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Rav Eliezer Kleinberg

אליעזר

Rav, Congregation Bnai Abraham, Philadelphia, PA

Date of Death: Mon. February 9, 1891 - Adar I 1 5651
Rosh Chodesh


Rav Kleinberg was born in the town of Bavisk, Lithuania and was the son-in-law of Rav Yisrael Lipchitz, the Chief Judge of the Vilna Bias Din. Soon after his father-in-laws passing the Rav was appointed as his replacement. He was then known as Rav Eliezer Dayan.
In 1890, Chief Rabbi Yaakov Yosef Joseph on New York City invited Rav Kleinberg to assume the pulpit at Congregation Bnai Abraham of Philadelphia. Soon after his funereal his son-in-law Rav Dov Aryeh Levinthal was installed has his successor.


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Tags: Pennsylvania · Philadelphia, PA · Pre 1900

Rabbi Eliezer Pupko

אליעזר ב"ר חיים יהושע העשיל

Rav, Velizh, Russia (Belarus)

Date of Death: Sat. September 23, 1961 - Tishrei 13 5722



Credit: Needed

Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America 


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Rabbi Meir (Meyer) Schuster

Baal Safer Mamarey Chaz”l d. 15 Adar II, 1981 (5761) Shushan Purim Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Mt. Lebanon Cemetery 1200 Bartram Avenue Collingdale, PA 19023 (610) 583-3151 Location: Needed Click photo to enlarge , a new window will open, click that one […]


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Rabbi Mordechai Jholin (Yolin)

מרדכי ב"ר צבי הירש

Rav, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Date of Death: Sun. September 20, 1942 - Tishrie 9 5703
Erev Yom Kippur




Photo Caption: Rav Mordechai Jholin (Yolin), Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
Bio Information:
Kehilas Mordecai

Prior to Philadelphia the Rav served near Kiev, Ukraine .


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Rabbi Moshe Rovinsky

משה ב"ר ישראל הכהן

Heisinar Rav, Philadelphia

Date of Death: Wed. September 2, 1953 - Elul 22 5713



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Rabbi Moshe Schustak

משה ב"ר יהודה

Rav, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Date of Death: Sat. July 11, 1936 - Tammuz 21 5696



Source: Moreshes Chachmei America (MCA)

Source: Hapardes


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Rabbi Nachum Avroham Safran

נחום אברהם ב"ר משה

Baal, Tzofnas Par'nach

Date of Death: Wed. October 29, 1941 - Cheshvan 8 5702



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Rabbi Nachum Ball

Rav, Bais Medrash HaGadol Anshei Romania d. 14 Kislev, 1938 (5699) Anyone with information is asked to send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Mount Sharon Cemetery 502 E Springfield Road Springfield, PA 19064 (Just outside of Philadelphia.) (610) 543-8900 Photo Credit: David Weider of Williamsburg


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Rabbi Nachum Olinsky

נחום ב"ר מרדכי

Rav, Congregation Bnai Aaron, Philadelphia

Date of Death: Wed. January 6, 1943 - Teves 29 5703


Olinsky Nachum Phily 3
Photo Caption: Registration card, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
Olinsky Nachum Phily 2
Photo Caption: Letter by Rav Nachum Olinsky, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives


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Rabbi Reuvain Pupko

ראובן ב"ר אליעזר

Rav, Philadelphia

Date of Death: Tue. July 19, 1949 - Tammuz 22 5709



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Rabbi Zev Wolf Sofronsky

זאב וואלף ב"ר חיים צבי

Rav. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Date of Death: Sat. June 2, 1945 - Sivan 21 5705



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Rabbi Yaakov Raphael Cohen

Minister, Mikveh Israel. Philadelphia, PA d. 20 Elul, 1811 (5571) Prior to the 1900’s, the Chazan or Minister of a congregation was the central rabbinic figure. Wedding sermonizes, divorces, circumcision, est. were all the function of the Chazan. Anyone with biographical information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions […]


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Tags: Pennsylvania · Philadelphia, PA · Pre 1900

Rabbi Yaakov Tzvi Erusalimsky

יעקב צבי ב"ר שמשון שמואל יהודה

Rav, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Date of Death: Sat. February 10, 1940 - Adar I 1 5740
Rosh Codesh



Photo Caption: Rav Yaacov Tzvi Erusalimsky, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Photo Caption: The Rav’s uncle, Rav Moshe Nachum Erusalimsky, Cheif Rabbi, Kielce, Poland, d. 1914, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives


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Rabbi Yechezkel Yehoshua Ovsovitz

יחזקאל יהושע ב"ר יעקב

Rav, Trenton, New Jersey

Date of Death: Wed. October 15, 1913 - Tishrei 14 5674



Photo Caption: Rabbi Yechezkel Yehoshua Ovsovitz, Credit: Daniel Adler
Note: Apparently Rav Ovsovitz did not like his picture taken.  The story is that the kids made noise to
draw him outside…you can see he is kind of smirking in the picture.

The Rav also served in Fall River, Massachusetts and Denver, Colorado and passed away en-rout to the land of Israel


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Rabbi Yehuda Schustak

יהודה ב"ר דוב

Rav, Philadelphia, PA

Date of Death: Sat. July 28, 1923 - Av 15 5683
Tu B'Av



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Rabbi Yisroel Eliezer Botwinick

ישראל אליעזר ב"ר חיים הלוי

Rav, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Date of Death: Fri. December 24, 1976 - Kislev 22 5728



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Rabbi Yosef Grossman

יוסף ב"ר אלכסנדר זיסקינד

Rav, Philadelphia, PA

Date of Death: Wed. April 28, 1920 - Iyar 10 5680



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Rabbi Zev Wolf Kapustin

זאב וואלף ב"ר דוד

Rav, Philadelphia, PA

Date of Death: Fri. August 5, 1938 - Av 8 5698



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Rebbe Chaim Moshe Ingerleib

Cremenetzer Rebbe d. 16 Av, 1932 Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Mount Sharon Cemetery 502 E Springfield Rd Springfield, PA 19064 (Just outside of Philadelphia.) 610-543-8900 Photo Credit: David Weider of  Williamsburg


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Rebbe Moshe Tzvi Twersky

Tolna Philadelphia Rebbe d. 25 Sivan, 1972 (5732) Anyone with information is asked to send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Mount Sharon Cemetery 502 E Springfield Road Springfield, PA 19064 (Just outside of Philadelphia.) (610) 543-8900 Photo Credit: David Weider of  Williamsburg


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