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Rabbi Yitzchok Marcus

יצחק ב"ר יעקב

Rav, Utica, New York

Date of Death: Wed. December 9, 1953 - Teves 3 5714


The Rav, also rabbinated in Portland, Maine at Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh as its first Rabbi. Shaarey Tphiloh, located at 151 Newbury Street was established in 1904. Rav Marcus stayed in Portland until around 1910.  He later settled in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Photo Caption: Shaarey Tphiloh, Portland, c.1911, Credit: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media

Photo Caption: Shaarey Tphiloh as it stands today, Credit: Google 


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Tags: New Jersey

Rabbi Dovid Leiter

דוד ב"ר זאב וואלף

Rav, New Jersey

Date of Death: Thu. February 14, 1980 - Shevat 27 5740



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Rabbi Tzvi Aryeh Kahan

צבי אריה ב"ר חיים הכהן

Rav, Schley Street Shul, Newark, New Jersey

Date of Death: Sun. September 17, 1978 - Elul 15 5738



Photo Caption: Rabbi Tzvi Aryeh Kahan sending kosher for Passover Matzoh to the Soviet Union (Russia) c. 1970 Credit: Jewish News / IFJCAH

Photo Caption: The Rav’s father, Rebbe Chaim Kahana, Newarker Rebbe, Credit: Sheldon Kahan, Monsey, NY


Biographical Notes:
The Schley Street Shul was also known as the Pioneer Congregation located in the Weequahic section of Newark



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Rabbi Moshe Greens

משה ב"ר אברהם איסר

Author, Keren Pnai Moshe

Date of Death: Tue. April 21, 1992 - Nissan 18 5752


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Photo Caption: Rabbi Moshe Greenus’s father-in-law Reb Avroham Yitzchok Twersky along with Rav Menachem Ziemba (d.1943), Credit Yitz Twersky
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Photo Caption: Rebbe Moshe Mordechai Twersky HY”D, Trisk Lublin Rebbe (m. 1943) father of Reb Avroham Yitzchok, Credit: Yitz Twersky


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Rabbi Eliyahu Alter Kolnick

אליהו אלתר ב"ר אברהם שמואל

Rav, New Jersey

Date of Death: Wed. July 24, 1946 - Tammuz 25 5706



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Rabbi Moshe Kurland

משה ב"ר אריה

Rav, Chevra Mishnayos, Beth Hamedrash Hagadol of Washington Heights

Date of Death: Wed. November 28, 1951 - Cheshvan 29 5712



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Rabbi Yehuda Leib Sternhill

יהודה ליב ב"ר ישראל איסר

Rav, Boyan, Ukraine

Date of Death: Thu. December 29, 1960 - Teves 29 5720



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Rabbi Moshe Weitman

משה ב"ר חיים יחיאל מענדל

Rav, Landfield Avenue Synagogue, Monticello, NY

Date of Death: Sun. February 22, 2009 - Shevat 29 5769


Weitman Moshe
Photo Credit: The Jewish Star, February, 7, 2009

Bio Information:
Rav Moshe Weitman, who had started a day school in Montreal, served as Rav of Monticello, NY and then moved to Far Rockaway where he was the founding Dean of Torah Academy for Girls.


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Rabbi Raphael Mipos

רפאל ב"ר בן ציון הכהן

Rav, Bronx, New York

Date of Death: Tue. August 6, 1935 - Av 7 5695



Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives


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Rebbe Nachum Mordechai Perlow

נחום מרדכי ב"ר אלתר ישראל שמעון

Novominsker Rebbe

Date of Death: Sat. September 4, 1976 - Elul 9 5736


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Photo Caption: Rebbe Nachum Mordechai Perlow, Novominsker Rebbe, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives 
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Photo Caption: Rebbe Nachum Mordechai Perlow, Novominsker Rebbe. Also seen pictured is Rav Moshe Feinstein, Boyaner Rebbe, and Rav Eliezer Silver of Cincinnati, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Photo Caption: Rebbe Nachum Mordechai Perlow (near the briefcase), Novominsker Rebbe. Also seen pictured is Rav Simcha Elberg of the Agudath HaRabonim, (d. 1995) Credit: IFJCAH
perlow Nachum Haskama
Photo Caption: Letterhead of the Rebbe, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History
Perlow Baruch Dov
Photo Caption: Original tombstone of Rav Baruch Dov Perlow, Rav, Chicago, IL


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