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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:   
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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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