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Rabbi Mordechai Yaakov Mintz

מרדכי יעקב ב״ר שרגא פייוועל

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Thu. February 10, 1983 - Adar I 5 5749



Credit: Yeshiva University 


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Rabbi Shmuel Ephraim Tiktin

שמואל אפרים ב"ר יצחק יעקב

Rav, Bronx, New York

Date of Death: Thu. July 2, 1970 - Sivan 28 5730



Credit: MCA

Bio Information:
Rav Tikin who originally came from Jerusalem lived in the Bronx.  Among his known locations were 763 Beck Street and 800 Fox Street, both are located in the Bronx.


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Rabbi Shlomo Rubin (Rubenchik)

שלומה ב"ר נחום

Rav, Minsk, Russia

Date of Death: Wed. August 14, 1935 - Av 15 5695


Although a Rav in Minsk, Russia on these shores Rav Rubin worked as a shochet (kosher ritual slaughterer). He was born c. 1856, and arrived here in 1923.



Photo Caption: Rabbi Solomon Rubin, Credit: Richard Rubin

Photo Caption: Rabbi Solomon Rubin, in a kosher butcher shop in Stamford, CT c.1925, Credit: Richard Rubin


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Rabbi Avroham Tzvi Grossman

אברהם צבי ב"ר חיים

Rav, Congregation Binai Eliezer

Date of Death: Sat. October 14, 1916 - Tishrei 17 5677
Chol Hamoed Sukkos



Photo Credit:  Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives


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Rabbi Yitzchok Leib Kadushin

יצחק ליב ב"ר זאב

Author, Jewish Code of Jurisprudence

Date of Death: Sun. May 29, 1932 - Iyar 23 5692



Photo Caption: Rabbi Yitzchok Leib Kadushin, Credit: Needed


Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)

Bio Information:
To avoid conscription into the Russian Army, Isaac Louis Schnitman was “adopted” by the Kadushin family, who had lost a son named Jacob Kadushin. Isaac changed his name to Jacob Kadushin, while his siblings retained the name Schnitman. Jacob arrived in Castle Garden Immigration Center (Castle Clinton National Monument)  New York City in 1883, and was followed by his wife and children three years later. While in New York, Rabbi Kadushin translated the entire Shulchan Aruch into English and published it in 1915 as the “Jewish Code of Jurisprudence.” It went through at least 2 editions.
Source: Needed


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Rabbi Nosson Prigohzy

נתן ב"ר ישראל

Rav, Adas Yisroel, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. February 21, 1928 - Adar 1 5688
Rosh Codesh



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Rabbi Nachum Zev Yomin

נחום זאב ב"ר אליעזר

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Fri. June 14, 1940 - Sivan 9 5700



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Rabbi Avroham Dov Price

אברהם דוב ב"ר פישעל

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Mon. October 11, 1937 - Cheshvan 6 5698



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Rabbi Shmuel Chaim Yehuda Romanov

שמואל חיים יהודה ב"ר יוסף יחיאל מיכל

Rav, Ohel Jacob Chevrah Kadisha, New York City

Date of Death: Sun. July 31, 1927 - Av 2 5687


Romanov Pic
Photo Caption: Rabbi Shmuel Chaim Yehuda Romanov, Credit: Needed

Credit: THE JEWISH COMMUNAL REGISTER


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Rabbi Shlomo Dov Shapiro

שלומה דוב ב"ר מרדכי

Rav, Cong. B’nai Abraham, East Flatbush, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Fri. January 7, 2011 - Shevat 2 5771


Shapiro Shlomo Dov pic
Photo Caption: Rav Shlomo Dov Shapiro



Photo Caption: Ohel of Rebbe Pinchas of Koretz, Shepetivka, Ukraine. It is also noted that his son, Rebbe Yehuda Meir (d. 29 Nissan, 5589 – May 2, 1829) was buried in the nearby cemetery, Credit: IFJCAH

 

Bio Information:
Between East Flatbush and later in Kew Gardens Hills, The Rav, a direct descendant of Rebbe Pinchas of Koretz (d. 1790) served for close to 70 years in New York.

 


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Rabbi Menachem Yehuda Guzik

מנחם יהודה ב"ר יצחק יעקב

Makover Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Fri. October 15, 1943 - Tishrei 17 5704


Washington 1925
Washington 1925 2
Photo Caption: Delegation of rabbonim to Washington, 1925, Credit: Montana Historical Society
Washington Pic
Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

1. Rav Zalamn Tuvia Golbowsky, Bayone, New Jeresy
2. Rav Tzvi Hirsh Dachowitz, Agudath Achim Anshei Libowitz
3. Rav Menachem Yehuda Guzik, Makover Rav
4. Rav Avroham Aaron Yudelovitch, Eldridge Street Synagogue
5. Rebbe Yitzchok Leifer, Nedvorana Bronx Rebbe
6. Rav Gavriel Zev Margolis, Knesseth HaRabonim
7. Rav Avroham Miller, Cong. Bnai Yisroel of Borough Park
8. Unknown

 

Bio information:
Rav Menachem Yehuda Guzik, the Makover Rav was a descendant of the Plotzker Gaon, Rav Aryeh Leib Tzintz, he served as the Chief Rabbi Poughkeepsie and later in the Henry Street Shul on the Lower East Side. In 1925, Rav Guzik was among the delegation of rabbonim which included Rav Avroham Aaron Yudelovitch and Rav Gavriel Zev Margolis to visit President Calvin Coolidge in Washington, DC.

 


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Rabbi Chaim Lubin

חיים ב"ר עזריאל זעליג

Rav. Congregation Zera Jacob of the Bronx

Date of Death: Mon. December 29, 1930 - Teves 9 5691


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Photo Caption: Congregation Zera Jacob of the Bronx as it stands today at 1815 Washington Street, Bronx, NY, Credit: Google 


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Rabbi Yehuda Leib Rose

יהודה ליב ב"ר חיים צבי

Rav, Chevra Bnai Yakov Anshei Brezan, Lower East Side, NYC

Date of Death: Mon. February 4, 1946 - Adar I 3 5706



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Rabbi Chaim Shaul Levitan

חיים שאול ב"ר יעקב יהושה הלוי

Chief Rabbi, Shavel, Lithuania

Date of Death: Fri. September 23, 1921 - Elul 20 5681


Levitan Chaim
Photo Caption: The Rav Levitan passed away on the boat en-route to New York harbor and was buried here, Source: The Jewish Morning Journal, September, 27, 1921

Photo Caption: Rabbi Chaim Shaul Levitan, Credit: Asher Lowy, Brooklyn, NY 

 


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Rebbe Menachem Mendel Landau

מנחם מענדל ב"ר אהרן צבי

Biala Rebbe

Date of Death: Sat. August 27, 1938 - Elul 1 5698
Rosh Chodesh


Biala Rebbe Pic
Photo Caption: Rebbe Menachem Mendel Landau, Biala Rebbe, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
Landau Menachem Mendel Letter
Photo Caption: Letterhead of Rebbe Menachem Mendel Landau, Biala Rebbe, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Bio Information:

The Rebbe, a direct descendant of Rebbe Berish of Biala authored  Shemesh Umugain on Torah. The book was published posthumously by his son, the late Biala Rebbe of Tell Aviv, Israel.


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Rebbe Yechiel Baruch Hager

יחיאל ברוך ב"ר משה צבי

Sovraner Rebbe

Date of Death: Fri. May 2, 1930 - Iyar 4 5690


Hager YB Pic
Photo Caption Rebbe Yechiel Baruch Hager, Photo Credit: Norm Galston

Hager YB 5
Photo Credit: ivelt


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Rabbi Yitzchok Isaac Epstein

יצחק אייזיק ב"ר שמואל

Rav, Cong. Nachal Itzchok Dorshe Tov

Date of Death: Thu. February 26, 1931 - Adar 9 5691



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Rabbi Yitzchok Sodden

יצחק ב"ר קלונימוס

Rav, Congregation Ohav Shalom, Brooklyn, NY

Date of Death: Wed. October 28, 1981 - Tishrei 30 5742
Rosh Chodesh


Sodden Yitzchok
Photo Caption: Rav Yitzchok Sodden, Credit: AF
Soden Yitzchok Ad March 6 1919
Source: The Jewish Morning Journal, March 6, 1919
Sodden Brooklyn Eagle 1932
Photo Caption: Rav Yitzchok Sodden at a Knesseth HaRabonim meeting, Source: Brooklyn Eagle, 1932

Photo Caption: The Rav’s stamp, Credit: IFJCAH

 

Bio Information:
The Rav who authored a number of seforim (books) rabbinated for a number of years in Worcester, Massachusetts.


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Rabbi Eliezer Tzvi Besdansky (Besdin)

אליעזר צבי ב"ר שמעון יהודה

R"M, Mesivta Rabbi Chaim Berlin, Brooklyn, New York

Date of Death: Fri. March 19, 1937 - Nissan 7 5697


Rav Besdansky, a member of the Agudath Harabonim rabbinated at  Congregation Chevra Tehillim in East New York.


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Rabbi Chaim Yissachar Gorodinsky

חיים יששכר ב"ר יעקב מאיר

Rav, Congregation Chai Odom Minsker

Date of Death: Thu. October 30, 1930 - Cheshvan 25 5691


Gorodinsky Chaim Photo
Photo Caption: Rav Chaim Yissachar Gorodinsky, Credit: Julie Warshawsky and David Yerushalmi


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Rabbi Kalman Chaim Mathews

קלמן חיים ב"ר פינחס יוסף

Rav, Talmud Torah Toras Chaim

Date of Death: Wed. June 29, 1932 - Sivan 25 5692



Photo Credit: Rabbi Kalman Chaim Mathews, Credit: MCA


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Rabbi Eliezer Reines

אליעזר ב"ר אברהם דוב

Rav, Brooklyn, New york

Date of Death: Thu. December 5, 1974 - Kislen 21 5735



Photo Caption: The Rav’s grandfather was Rav Yitzchok Yaakov Reines (d. 1915), founder of Yeshiva Torah Vodath of Lida, Poland


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Rabbi Yaakov Eskolsky

יעקב ב"ר דוב בער

Rav, Bialystoker Synagogue, NYC

Date of Death: Tue. February 17, 1931 - Shevat 30 5691
Rosh Codesh



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