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Rabbi Mordecai Shapiro

מרדכי ב"ר מאיר

Rav, Houston, Texas

Date of Death: Thu. August 11, 1927 - Av 13 5687



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Rabbi Noach Marcovitch

נח ב"ר יעקב

Rav, Waco, Texas

Date of Death: Fri. October 25, 1940 - Tishrei 23 5701
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Rabbi Moshe Elchonon Goodman

משה אלחנן ב"ר מרדכי

Rav, Houston, Texas

Date of Death: Sun. October 1, 1967 - Elul 26 5727



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Rabbi Dov Zusman Goodman

דוב זוסמאן ב"ר בנימין

Rav, Houston, Texas

Date of Death: Tue. November 15, 1932 - Cheshvan 16 5693


Rav Goodman came to the United States at the direction of the Cofetz Chaim.


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Rabbi Chaim Goodman Bursetown

חיים גודמן ב"ר אליהו

Rav, Congregation Adath Emeth, Houston, Texas

Date of Death: Sat. March 9, 1929 - Adar I 25 5689



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Rabbi Mordechai Geller

מרדכי ב"ר יעקב

Rav, Congregation Beth Jacob, Houston, Texas

Date of Death: Mon. July 11, 1966 - Tammuz 23 5726


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Photo Caption: Rabbi Mordechai Geller and his wife Sadie, Credit: Julie Geller

Bio Information:
The Rav was the fist Texan born musmach (ordained rabbi).


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Rabbi Yaakov Geller

יעקב ב"ר צבי יהודה

Rav, Chevra Bikur Cholim, Galveston, Texas

Date of Death: Sun. February 9, 1930 - Shevar 11 5690


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Photo Caption: Rabbi Yaakov Geller, Credit: Needed
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Photo Caption: Rebbe Yisroel Friedman, Chortkover Rebbe, d.1394, Credit: Chasdei Moshe-Kopyczynitz
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Photo Caption: The rabbinic court (residence) of the Chortkover Rebbe. Chortkov, Ukraine, Credit: Needed

Shot Bio from Hapares Magazine:   
Geller Yaakov Bio

 

Bio Information: 
Rav Geller came to Texas from Galicia around 1892 at the behest of Rebbe Yisroel Friedman, Chortkover Rebbe. The Rav latter relocated to Houston where he led Congregation Adath Yisroel for close to 20 years.


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