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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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Rabbi Chaim Aryeh Lerner

חיים אריה ב"ר יצחק מנחם

Rav, Chevra Anshe Marmaros (Marmarosh)

Date of Death: Fri. December 16, 1977 - Teves 6 5738



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Rabbi Yair Chamedes

יאיר ב"ר יעקב משה הלוי

Rav. Lower East Side

Date of Death: Sun. March 5, 1950 - Adar 16 5710




Photo Caption: Rav Yair Chamedes, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives


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Rabbi Shalom Bush (Baskis)

שולם ב"ר צבי אלטר

Chief Rabbi, Krasilov, Ukraine

Date of Death: Tue. November 23, 1954 - Cheshvan 27 5715



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Rabbi Ephraim Kalman London

קלמן אפרים ב"ר יעקב אריה

Rav, Congregation Agudas Achim, Columbus, Ohio

Date of Death: Wed. April 13, 1921 - Nissan 5 5681



Photo Caption: Rav Kalman London, Credit: Agudas Achim Synagogue, Columbus, Ohio

Photo Caption: Stationary of Meyer London (d. 1915) dubbed as the “matzoth king” was the Rav’s brother, Credit: IFJCAH

Bio Information: 
Rav London was the founding rabbi at Congregation Agudas Achim, Columbus, Ohio where he served from 1881-1894 before relocating to New York City. The famous  Schottenstein family were relatives of Rav London, which is why they settled in Columbus.


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Rabbi Meir Gavriel Chaim Mehrer

מאיר גבריאל חיים ב"ר צבי זאב הלוי

Rav, Vienna, Austria

Date of Death: Mon. November 8, 1948 - Cheshvan 6 5709



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Rabbi Avroham Geller

אברהם ב"ר חנא

Rav, Brooklyn, NY

Date of Death: Mon. January 27, 1941 - Teves 28 5701


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Rabbi Yechezkel Dovid Spangelet

יחזקל דוד ב"ר צבי

Rav, Stropkover Chevrah Joseph Chaim

Date of Death: Sat. May 12, 1951 - Iyaar 6 5711



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Rabbi Yona Ephraim Pessin

יונה אפרים ב"ר אברהם אהרן

Rav, Congregation Gemilath Chasodim Anshei Motteles, Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Sat. December 31, 1949 - Teves 12 5710


Pessin Yona Pic
Photo Caption: Reverend Ephriam Pessin, Credit: Joshua Fogel
Pessin Yona Pic 2
Photo Caption: Reverend Ephriam Pessin, Credit: Joshua Fogel


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Rabbi Chaim Yoel Laks

חיים יואל ב"ר יוסף צבי

Rav, Kehilas Toras Emes, Kew Gardens Hills, Queens

Date of Death: Thu. January 6, 2011 - Shevat 2 5771


Bio Information:
Rav Chaim Yoel Laks was born on the Lower East Side in 1921 where he attended Yeshiva Rabbi Shlomo Kluger and Mesivta Tiferes Yerushalaim (MTJ) through 10th grade. Thereafter he attended Manhattan Talmudical Academy and Yeshivas Rabbi Yitzchak Elchonon. In addition to Rav Yankele Flantzgraben he studied under Rav Moshe Soloveitchik and later his son Rav Yosef Dov Soloveitchik, as well as Dr Shmuel Belkin. He started his rabbinic career as a Rav in New Haven, Connecticut and then Philadelphia, before finally settling in Kew Gardens Hills, NY where he served for over 50 years. For many years he enjoyed a close relationship with both Rav Moshe Feinstein and Rav Yosef Eliyahu Henkin.
The Rav’s father-in-law was Rebbe Chaim Meshulom Feivish Langner, the Stretiner Rebbe of Brownsville, Brooklyn.


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Rabbi Shraga Feivish Sassower

שרגא פייוויש ב"ר יוסף עזרא הכהן

Rav, Chevra Bnai Yosef Meyer Anshai Spinka, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. March 10, 1936 - Adar 16 5696


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hoto Caption: Rabbi Shraga Feivish Sassower, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
Sassower Shrage Feivish Stamp
Photo Caption: Chevra Bnai Yosef Meyer Anshai Spinka official stamp, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Bio Information:
Chevra Bnai Yosef Meyer Anshai Spinka was located at 84 Pitt Street on the Lower East Side.


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Rabbi Meir Efrati

מּאיר ב"ר אורי

Stretiner Rav of New York City

Date of Death: Sun. February 12, 1928 - Shevat 20 5688



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Rabbi Gedalya Aryeh Steinberg

גדליה אריה ב"ר שמואל יצחק

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Mon. July 28, 1986 - Tammuz 21 5746



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Rabbi Shlomo Menachem Sackler

שלמה מנחם ב"ר משה יצחק

Rav, Bronx, NY

Date of Death: Fri. March 2, 1945 - Adar 17 5705



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Rabbi Ephraim Mordechai Pohrille

אפרים מרדכי ב"ר אלימלך

Rav, Congregation Naom Elimelech, New York City

Date of Death: Thu. November 12, 1953 - Kislev 5 5714



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Rabbi Yisroel Pohrille

ישראל ב"ר אלימלך

Rav, Congregation Tehilas Yisroel, Bronx, NY

Date of Death: Thu. November 19, 1953 - Kislev 12 5714


Bio Information:
The Rav also served at Congregation Beth Yehudah in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn,


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Rabbi Elimelech Pohrille

אלימלך ב"ר אפרים מרדכי

Rav, Uscieczker, Galicia

Date of Death: Tue. January 22, 1957 - Shevat 21 5717


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Photo Caption: Rav Elimelech Pohrille, Credit: Needed
Pohrille Elimelech Mount Hebron Pic
Photo Caption: Rav Elimelech Pohrille, Credit: Yoel Steuer 


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Rabbi Yosef Zweig

יוסף ב"ר משה יונה הלוי

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Sun. February 12, 1956 - Adar 1 5716
Rosh Codesh



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Rabbi Yeshaya Dovid Wexler

ישעיה דוד ב"ר אשר זעליג

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Mon. June 1, 1942 - Sivan 15 5702



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Rabbi Yisroel Avroham Alter Orenstein

ישראל אברהם ב"ר אפרים

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Thu. February 13, 1930 - Shevat 15 5690
Tu BiShvat



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Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch Harry Orenstein

צבי הירש ב"ר ישראל אברהם

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. November 24, 1936 - Kislev 10 5697



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Rabbi Tzadok Taylor

צדוק ב"ר אריה אליהו

Rav, Cong Anshei Lubavitch, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Date of Death: Wed. February 5, 1941 - Shevat 8 5701


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Credit: From the library of Rich Taylor

Photo Caption: Cong Anshei Lubavitch, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Credit: IFJCAH


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Rabbi Menachem Zev Friedman

מנחם זאב ב"ר יצחק

Rav, Congregation Leches Yoshar of Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Thu. August 29, 1957 - Elul 2 5717


Menachem Zev Friedman
Photo Caption: Up until the 1980’s it was very common for rabbonim to have business cards. Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History


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Rabbi Menachem Yehuda Greenwald

מנחם יהודה ב"ר יעקב יחזקיהו

Son of the Seredne Rav

Date of Death: Thu. May 6, 1920 - Iyar 18 5680
Lag BaOmer


The Rav’s father was Rav Yaakov Yechezkiyahu Greenwald of Seredn


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Rabbi Shimon Dovid Churz

שמעון דוד ב"ר נחום

Rav, Anshe Sfard Austria 

Date of Death: Thu. August 1, 1935 - Av 3 5695



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Rabbi Moshe Phillip

משה ב"ר אברהם איסר

Maggid Shiur, Chevra Eitz Chaim, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. March 14, 1939 - Adar 23 5699



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Rabbi Yisroel Tzvi Walkenfeld

ישראל צבי ב"ר אלימלך

Rav, Lower East Side, New York City

Date of Death: Thu. July 8, 1937 - Tammuz 29 5697



Photo Caption: Rabbi Chaim Wolkenfeld, the Rav’s first cousin (Poland / Germany), Credit: Nathaniel Wolkenfeld


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Rebbe Aryeh Leibish Teitelbaum

אריה לייבוש ב"ר יחיאל

Kolbasover Rebbe of New York City

Date of Death: Wed. February 26, 1941 - Shevat 29 5701



Source: Anshei Shem
Bio Information:
The Rebbe immigrated to the United States in 1921, his father a grandson of the Yetev Lev was murdered in 1942 during the Holocaust.


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Rabbi Aaron Singer

אהרן ב"ר יהודא הכהן

Rav in New York City

Date of Death: Fri. August 31, 1934 - Elul 21 5694



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Rebbe Menachem Mendel Rubin

מנחם מענדיל ב"ר צבי יוסף

Yaslover Rebbe

Date of Death: Thu. January 19, 1928 - Teves 22 5688


The Rebbe’s grandfather Rebbe Avroham Yehoshua Hershel of Yaslov was the great grandson of both Rebbe Elimelech of Lizensk and Rebbe Naftali Tzvi of Ropshitz.


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