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Rabbi Shimon Deutsch

שמעון ב"ר חיים

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Sun. December 2, 1928 - Kislev 12 5689



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Tags: Montefiore Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rebbe Avrohan Yaakov Panitch

אברהם יעקב ב"ר צבי

Makarov Kiev Rebbe of New York

Date of Death: Tue. March 15, 1966 - Adar 24 5726


Photo Credit: Yitz Twersky, Kew Gardens Hills, NY
Twersky 59 Trisker Maggid
Photo Caption: Rebbe Avroham Yaakov Panitch’s grandfather Rebbe Avroham, Trisker Maggid, d.1889
Twersky 50 Dovid Makarov Kiev
Photo Caption: Rebbe Avroham Yaakov Panitch’s father-in-law, Rebbe Dovid of Makarov Kiev d. 1902 
Twersky 55 Makarov Kielce
Photo Caption: Rebbe Avroham Yaakov Panitch’s brother-in-law, Rebbe Nissan Yehuda of Makarov Kielce d. 1940 

Bio Information:
The Rebbe’s father-in-law was Rebbe Dovid Twersky, the Makarov Kiev Rebbe (d. 1902). The Makarov Kiev Rebbe was married to the daughter of Rebbe Avroham Twersky, the Trisker Maggid (d. 1889). Sadly the Rebbe left no descendants


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Tags: Admorim · Chernobyl · Montefiore Cemetery · New York · Unknown

Rabbi Miyrom Hillel Rappaport

מארים הלל ב"ר אפרים

Bialystoker Shtut Maggid (Town Preacher)

Date of Death: Sun. May 5, 1963 - Iyaar 11 5723



Photo Caption: Rabbi Miyrom Hillel Rappaport (c. 1942) at a wedding in Washington Heights, New York City, Credit: From the library of Sarah Payes


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Tags: Montefiore Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Menashe Margolis

מנשה ב"ר גבריאל זאב

President, Knesseth HaRabonim

Date of Death: Wed. June 2, 1954 - Sivan 1 5714
Rosh Codesh


Margolis Menashe son of Velvel
Photo Caption: Rabbi Menashe Margolis, Credit: Needed
Margolis Menashe Brooklyn Egal ad
Photo Caption: Obituary in the Brooklyn Eagle, June 3, 1954 announcing the passing of Rav Menashe Margolis

Bio Information:
Following the passing of his father, Rav  Menashe Margolis assumed the presidency of the Knesseth HaRabonim HaOrthdoksim dAmerica vCanada. The organization ceased operations with the Rav’s passing.


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Tags: Montefiore Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Shlomo Zlatalov

שלומה ב"ר מנחם מענדל

Rav, South Bend, Indiana

Date of Death: Sat. March 26, 1932 - Adar II 18 5692



Photo Caption: Rav Shlomo Zlatalov, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
Bio Information:
Rav Zlatalov the author of  Zichron Menachem which was named after his father who was a Rav in New York City.


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Tags: Montefiore Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Gershon Epstein

גרשון ב"ר שמחה בנום הלוי

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Tue. June 20, 1922 - Tammuz 23 5682



Photo Caption: The Morning Journal announcing Rav Epstein’s passing. 


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Tags: Montefiore Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Unknown

Rabbi Gavriel Zev Margolis

גבריאל זאב ב"ר יחיאל יצחק

President and Founder, Knesseth HaRabonim

Date of Death: Mon. September 9, 1935 - Elul 10 5695


Margolis Gavriel Zev Pic New
Photo Caption:Rav Gavriel Zev Velvele Margolis, Photo Credit: Mitchell Morris  
Yudelevitch Margolius 2
Photo Caption: Rav Gavriel Zev Velvele Margolis and  Rav Avroham Aaron Yudelovitch , Credit: Needed
Rabv Yudelevitch and Rav Margolius
Photo Caption: Rav Avroham Aaron Yudelovitch and Rav Gavriel Zev Velvele Margolis , Credit: Library Of Congress
Margolis Gavriel Zev Forward Feb 1930
Margolis Gavriel Zev Forward Feb 1930 Part 2
Photo Caption: Rav Gavriel Zev Velvele Margolis , Credit: Jewish Forward
Margolis Gavriel Zev Pic Forward
Photo Caption: Rav Gavriel Zev Velvele Margolis , Credit: Jewish Forward
Margolis Gavriel Zev Ad
Photo Caption: Advertisement announcing the annual membership meeting of the Knesseth HaRabonim, Credit: The Jewish Morning Journal, January 23, 1913
Margolis Gavriel Zev Brooklyn Eagle of Sep 9 1935
Photo Caption: The passing of Rav Gavriel Zev Velvele Margolis, Credit: Brooklyn Eagle, September 9, 1935
Nachum of Horodna pic
Photo Caption: Father-in-law of Rav Gavriel Zev Velvele Margolis and the rebbe of the Chofetz Chaim, Rav Nachum Kaplan,  or as he was commonly known Rebbe Nachumke of Horodnad. It is It is reported that the Chofetz Chaim had a picture of Rebbe Nachumke hanging in his house.

Photo Caption: Title page, Agudath Eizov, Credit: IFJCAH

Bio Information:
Rav Velvele as he was commonly know was married the daughter of Rav Nachum Kaplan d. 1880 (or 1879), the famed Rebbe of the Chofetz Chaim. After moving to the United States in 1907, the Rav was appointed as the Chief Rabbi of Boston, MA where he established the Knesseth HaRabonim HaOrthdoksim d’America v’Canada, prior to moving to New York City in 1911.


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Tags: Chief Rabbi · Montefiore Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

Rebbe Aryeh Leib Schochet

אריה לייבוש ב"ר יעקב ניסן

Radifker Rebbe

Date of Death: Wed. December 28, 1938 - Teves 6 5699


Radifker Rebbe 3
Photo Caption: Rebbe Aryeh Leib Schochet, Credit: Needed
Radifker Rebbe 4
Photo Caption: Painting of Rebbe Aryeh Leib Schochet, Credit: Azriel Graeber, Cedarhurst, New York

Bio Information:
The Rebbe came to these shores from Russia in 1907. His Lekutim Yekarim was the first known safer (book) on chassidus published in  America.


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Tags: Admorim · Montefiore Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY