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Rabbi Elimelech Edlin

אלימלך ב”ר מנחם נחום

Rav, Congregation Sons of Jacob, Haverstraw, NY

Date of Death: Tue. January 9, 1906 - Teves 12 5666

Photo Caption: Search and Rescue in the days after the Haverstraw Landslide, Credit: The Historical Society of Rockland County

Bio Information: 
The Rav was killed trying to rescue other members of his congregation during the infamous Haverstraw Landslide which took place on January 8, 1906.

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