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Rabbi Aaron Dovid Zeldner

אהרן דוד ב"ר חיים הכהן

Rav, Rock Island, Illinois

Date of Death: Mon. September 6, 1937 - Tishrei 1 5698
Rosh Hashana




Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)


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Rabbi Yosef Aryeh Goldberg

יוסף אריה ב"ר שמחה זאב

Hebrew Teacher, New York City

Date of Death: Sat. March 15, 1941 - Adar 17 5701



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Rabbi Simcha Eliyahu Chipkewitz

שמחה אליהו ב"ר מאיר

Rav, Chevra Bechurim Anshei Ungarin, Bronx, New York

Date of Death: Thu. January 1, 1948 - Shevat 16 5708



Photo Caption: Rabbi Simcha Eliyahu Chipkewitz

Photo Caption: Chevra Bechurim Anshei Ungarin Shul, Credit: Needed

Bio Information:

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Rabbi Yosef Tzvi Spitzer

יוסף צבי ב"ר שמעון

Rav, Chevra Beth Aaron Anshei Ungarin of Brooklyn

Date of Death: Sat. March 3, 1923 - Adar 15 5683



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Rabbi Yisroel Kabat (Kabatchnick)

ישראל ב"ר צבי הכהן

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Sat. December 22, 1928 - Teves 9 5698


The Rav was born near Vilna.


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Rabbi Yisroel Dov Wolkoff

ישראל דוב ב"ר מרדכי

Rav, Chevra Mishnayos Anshei Breezin

Date of Death: Mon. October 2, 1933 - Tishrei 12 5694



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Rabbi Yitzchok Greenblatt

יצחק ב"ר יעקב אלעזר

Rav, Elenville, New York

Date of Death: Thu. April 23, 1953 - Iyar 8 5713


Greenblatt Yitzchok Mount Judah Pic Crop
Photo Caption: Rav Yitzchok Greenblatt, Credit: Chaim Greenblatt, London, England
Bio Information:
Prior to Elenville the Rav served in Washington, DC.
The Rav’s grandson, Rav Ephraim Greenblatt was the longtime Rav of Memphis, Tennessee.


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Rabbi Levy Yitzchok Kahana

לוי יצחק ב"ר נחמן

Rav, Congregation Tiferes Yisroel, Brooklyn, NY

Date of Death: Sun. October 15, 1950 - Cheshvan 4 5711




Photo Caption: Rabbi Levy Yitzchok Kahana, Credit: MCA

Bio Information:
In addition to Tiferes Yisroel, Rav Kahana served at Congregation Havas Torah and authored Ma’sas Beis haLevi compiling many of his sermons.

Photo Caption: Family dedication page in Ma’sas Beis HaLevi, Credit: Hebrewbooks


Photo Caption: The Rebbe’s grandfather, Rebbe Baruch Dovid buried in the old cemetery in Tzfas, Credit: IFJCAH

Photo Caption: Rav Kanhana’s father and brother, Credit: MCA

 


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Rabbi Yehoshua Abba Busel

יהושע אבא ב"ר בצלאל

Rav, Brooklyn, NY

Date of Death: Fri. January 7, 1972 - Teves 19 5732



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Rabbi Matisyahu Chaim Weisenfeld

מתתיהו חיים ב"ר ישראל משה

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Wed. January 26, 1972 - Shevat 5 5732



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Rabbi Dov Eliyahu Gordon

דוב אליהו ב"ר יעקב חיים הכהן

Rosh Yeshiva, Mir, Brooklyn, NY

Date of Death: Sun. March 17, 1974 - Adar 23 5734



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Rabbi Tzvi Yeshaya Avner

ישעיהו צבי ב"ר אהרן טוביה

Magid Mieshorim, Machzikie Torah, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. May 15, 1917 - Iyar 22 5676


Avner Bio 1
Photo Credit: The Jewish Morning Journal, June 6, 1917
Avner bio 2
Photo Credit: The Jewish Morning Journal, May 14, 1917


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Rabbi Gershon Avroham Weisenfeld

גרשון אברהם ב"ר ישראל משה

Rosh Yeshiva, Yeshiva Gedolah of Passaic

Date of Death: Thu. September 24, 1981 - Elul 25 5741


Zacks menachem
Photo Caption: Rav Mendel Zaks, Credit: RIETS

Weisenfeld bio 1
Weisenfeld bio 2
Photo Credit: Needed
Bio Information:
Rav Weisenfeld’s wife was the daughter of Rav Mendel Zaks (d.1974) the son-in-law of the Chofetz Chaim.


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Rabbi Yaakov Karlinsky

יעקב ב"ר אברהם דוב

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Wed. August 8, 1979 - Av 17 5739



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Rabbi Moshe Horowitz

משה ב"ר אהרן אריה

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. April 15, 1947 - Nissan 24 5707



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Rabbi Avroham Margolis

אברהם ב"ר זאב

Rav, Brooklyn, New York

Date of Death: Mon. April 29, 1935 - Nissan 26 5635



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Rabbi Chaim Nachman Cohen

חיים נחמן ב"ר יהושע הכהן

Tzaddik Nistar of New York City

Date of Death: Thu. April 12, 1928 - Nissan 22 5688
Acharon Shel Pesach



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Rabbi Ephraim Berman

אפרים ב"ר אברהם דוד

Rav, Congregation Beth Aaron, Brooklyn, NY

Date of Death: Thu. June 9, 1977 - Sivan 22 5737



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Rabbi Yehuda Meir Shmulewitz

יהודה מאיר ב"ר יחיאל מיסל

Rav, Congregation Beth Israel Hospital, New York City

Date of Death: Fri. June 25, 1937 - Tammuz 15 5697



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Rabbi Avroham Yosef Gordon

אברהם יוסף ב"ר אהרן

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Wed. January 27, 1960 - Teves 27 5720



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Rabbi Yosef Eliyahu Fried

יוסף אליהו ב"ר יהודא ליב

Shukyaner Rav

Date of Death: Mon. May 9, 1927 - Iyar 6 5687



Credit: N/N

Photo Caption: Title page, Ohel Yosef, Credit: IFJCAH

Bio Information:
Rav Fried rabbinated at the Eldridge Street Synagogue on the Lower East Side.


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Rabbi Asher Nissan Levitan

אשר ניסן הלוי

Chief Rabbi, Shavel, Lithuania

Date of Death: Fri. May 25, 1956 - Sivan 15 5716


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Photo caption: Overseeing production at the Streit’s Matzo factory, c. 1960 Credit: Aron Streit, Inc.
Rav Levitan a prominent Moreh Dasrah in the Bronx was also the uncle of Rav Elazar Menachem Man Shach, the late Ponevezher Rosh Yeshiva.


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Rabbi Yisroel Lifshitz

ישראל ב"ר דוב

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. June 19, 1917 - Sivan 29 5677



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Rabbi Yaakov Yosef Stein

יעקב יוסף ב"ר משה מאיר

Rav , Brownsville, NY

Date of Death: Wed. August 6, 1930 - Av 12 5690



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Rabbi Chaim Levine

חיים ב"ר יהודה ליב

President, Mesivta Tifereth Jerusalem (MTJ)

Date of Death: Mon. March 27, 1961 - Nissan 6 5721



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Rabbi Avroham Yitzchok Faivelson

אברהם יצחק ב"ר שמואל אביגדור

Nassi, Va'ad HaRabonim of Greater New York

Date of Death: Sun. March 23, 1975 - 11 Nissan 5735



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Rabbi Moshe Mayefsky

משה ב"ר אלימלך

Rosh Yeshiva, Konwitz, Lower East Side, New York City

Date of Death: Fri. April 4, 1958 - Nissan 14 1958
Erev Pesach



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Rabbi Tzvi Adams

צבי ב"ר אברהם בנימין

Rav, Rochester, NY

Date of Death: Sun. October 31, 1943 - Cheshvan 2 5704


Adams pic


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Rabbi Eliezer Alter Silverman

אליעזר אלתר ב"ר מרדכי מאיר

Rosh Yeshiva, The Downtown Talmud Torah

Date of Death: Fri. April 21, 1972 - Iyar 7 5732



Credit: N/N

Source: Hamaor Magazine

Photo Caption: About the Downtown Talmud Torah


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Rabbi Shimon Tuvia Kaplan

שמעון טוביה ב"ר יהודה ליב

Rav, Rav,  Adas Bnai Yisroel Shomrei Shabbos, Brooklyn, New York

Date of Death: Sun. September 14, 1919 - Elul 19 5679



Photo Caption: Rav Shimon Tuvia Kaplan, Credit: David Allen


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