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Rabbi Simcha Eliezer Rubin

שמחה אליעזר ב"ר אברהם דוד

Rav, Congregation Bais Dovid D'Lantzut, Kew Gardens Hills, Queens

Date of Death: Thu. May 4, 2000 - Nissan 29 5760



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Rebbe Yissachar Berish Rubin

ישכר בעריש ב"ר חיים יחיאל

Dombrova Berlin Rebbe

Date of Death: Tue. August 19, 1952 - Av 28 5712


Bio Information: 
The Rebbe eventually opened a Shtibel in Washington Heights.
In the aftermath World War I, many Jews from Eastern Europe found themselves in Berlin, among them was Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the future Lubavitcher Rebbe and his wife Chaya Mushka (Moussia).  The Dombrova Berlin Rebbe was a source of warmth and inspiration for many of these Jews.  The Lubavitcher Rebbe upon meeting the Rebbe’s son Naftali some fifty years later commented: “You cannot imagine what a man your father was”.


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Rabbi Yitzchok Leifer

יצחק ב"ר יוסף

Nadvorna Rebbe of the Bronx

Date of Death: Sat. September 4, 1965 - Elul 7 5725


Photo Caption: A delegation of rabboinm in Washington, DC, 1925 (see list below), Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
1. Rav Zalman Tuvia Golubowski, Bayonne, New Jersey
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. Lionel Golub, attorney representing the Union of Orthodox Rabbis on this endeavor


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Rebbe Yosef Meir Leifer

יוסף מאיר ב"ר לוי יצחק

Nadvorna Haifa Rebbe of New York

Date of Death: Tue. November 18, 2003 - Cheshvan 23 5764


The Rebbe was the great grandson of Rebbe Yoseph Leifer of Borsha and a desendant of Rebbe Berchi of Nadvorna d.1848.


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Rabbi Mordechai Aryeh Nissenbaum

מרדכי אריה ב"ר משה הלוי

Rav, Brooklyn, NY

Date of Death: Sun. March 4, 1951 - Adar I 26 5711



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Rabbi Shlomo Zalman Katz

שלמה זלמן ב"ר יהונתן בנימין הכהן

Rav, Anshie Kutna of the Bronx

Date of Death: Sun. June 10, 1962 - Sivan 8 5722



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Rebbe Dovid Rokeach

דוד ב"ר ישכר דוב

Lybitichov (Libechov) Rebbe

Date of Death: Sun. April 29, 1956 - Iyar 18 5716
Lag BaOmer



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Rabbi Zalman Tuvia Golubowski

Cong. Bais Yaakov – Anshi Sholom, Brooklyn, New York

Date of Death: Tue. November 20, 1945 - Kislev 16 5706


Washington Pic
Photo Caption: A delegation of rabboinm in Washington, DC, 1925 (see list below), Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives
1. Rav Zalman Tuvia Golubowski, Bayonne, New Jersey
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. Lionel Golub, attorney representing the Union of Orthodox Rabbis on this endeavor
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Photo Caption: Rabbi Zalman Tuvia Golubowski, Credit: Janice Singer-Capek, Atlanta, GA
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Photo Caption:  Rabbi Zalman Tuvia Golubowski,  Rabbi Avroham Aaron Yudelovitch (center), a third brother, Credit: Janice Singer-Capek, Atlanta, GA


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Rebbe Baruch Ben Tzion Twersky

ברוך בן ציון ב"ר מרדכי

Loyev Chernobyler Rebbe

Date of Death: Fri. August 31, 1945 - Elul 22 5705



Photo Caption (From R-L) Loyev Chernobyler Rebbe, Kapishnitzer Rebbe, and (side profile) Kinyev Rebbe, Credit: Yitz Twersky, Kew Gardens Hills


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Rabbi Meir Cohen

מאיר ב"ר שמואל הכהן

Executive Vice President, Agudas HaRabonim United States and Canada

Date of Death: Sun. November 5, 1978 - Cheshvan 5 5739



Photo Caption, Rav Meir Cohen who also served as Cheif Rabbi of Jersey City for many years at the pulpit, Credit: IFJCAH

Photo Caption: At the Sheva Berachos of his son, Rabbi Samuel I Cohen, author of “The Religious Word” articles for the Jewish Press in Philadelphia, along with the Tolna Rebbe of Philadelphia. Credit: Baruch C Cohen Esq., Los Angeles

Photo Caption: His Smicha (ordination) from RIETS signed by, Rav Moshe Zevulun Margolies (Ramaz), Rav Binyamin Aronowitz, Rav Dov Revel, and Rav Shloma Polachek, Credit: Baruch C Cohen Esq., Los Angeles

Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)

 


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Rebbe Baruch Horowitz

ברוך ב"ר נפתלי

Melitz Lizensker Rebbe

Date of Death: Sun. December 19, 1954 - Kislev 24 5715



Photo Caption: Melitz Lizensker Rebbe, Credit: Y.B.Y. Horowitz


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Rebbe Chaim Shlomo Rottenberg

חיים שלמה ב"ר משה שמואל הלוי

Kosoner (Kuzaveh) Rebbe of Monsey, New York

Date of Death: Mon. October 29, 1990 - Cheshvan 10 5751



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Rebbe Avroham Pinchos Sfard (Sefard)

אברהם פינחס ב"ר יעקב יוסף

Kinyev Rebbe

Date of Death: Sun. July 2, 1950 - Tammuz 17 5710
Shiva Asar B'tammuz



Photo Caption: Kinyev Rebbe, Credit: Yitz Twersky, Kew Gardens Hills

Photo Caption: The Rebbe is sitting second from the left, Credit: Needed

In Memorial:
Kever of Rebbe Yaakov Yosef of Ostrog (Rebbe Yeva), d. 20 Tishrei, 5551 (1790) along with his grandson and namesake, Ostrog, Ukraine:



Note: Rebbe Yeva was a student of the Baal Shem Tov. It should also be noted that the Maharsha, Rav Shmuel Eliezer HaLevi Eidels (d.1631) as well as the Chief Rabbi of Ostrog, Rav Meir Margolis (d. 1790) are buried in the same cemetery.  Credit: IFJCAH


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Rebbe Asher Yeruchem Horowitz

אשר ירוחם ב"ר אברהם

Schendisheve Rebbe

Date of Death: Tue. March 8, 1955 - Adar 14 5715
Purim



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Rabbi Chaim Kanner

חיים ב"ר יעקב שמשון הלוי

Chief Rabbi, Podgorze (Krakow), Poland

Date of Death: Wed. October 5, 1960 - Tishrei 14 5721



Photo Caption: Rav Chaim Kanner, Credit: Levertov Weiss Archives

In Memorial:



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


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Rabbi Asher Yeshaya Frankel

אשר ישעיהו ב"ר אלימלך

Puhietze Rebbe

Date of Death: Fri. April 1, 1966 - Nissan 11 5726


In Tribute:




Photo Caption: Ohel and kever of Rebbe Yisroel Ba’al Shem Tov (Besht), Medshibozh, Ukraine, Credit: IFJCAH
Note: Mr. Eli Glaser of Kew Gardens Hills can be seen in the picture. 


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Rebbe Ben Tzion Frankel

בן ציון ב"ר יוסף חיים

Vielopoler Rebbe

Date of Death: Fri. June 13, 1975 - Tammuz 4 5735



Photo Caption: The Vielopoler Rebbe (first person on the left) walking along a wedding procession in Detroit, Credit: MCA


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Rebbe Ben Tzion Walkenfeld

בן ציון ב"ר אלימלך

Lizensker Rebbe

Date of Death: Tue. July 7, 1942 - Tammuz 22 5702



Photo Caption: Rabbi Chaim Wolkenfeld, the Rav’s first cousin (Poland / Germany), Credit: Nathaniel Wolkenfeld


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Rebbe Yisroel Dovid Horowitz

ישראל דוד ב"ר טוביה

Shendishov Shotzer Rebbe

Date of Death: Fri. December 30, 1966 - Teves 17 5727


Bio Information:
The Rebbe was the son-in-law and successor of Rebbe Meir Moskowitz (d.1921) settled in the United States in 1928.

In Memorial:
The Rebbe was a descendant of The Rebbe, Reb Shmuel Shmelke Halevi Horovitz of Nikolsburg (d. 1778)

Photo Caption: Kever of The Rebbe, Reb Shmelke of Nikolsburg, Mikulov (Náhrobek), Check Republic, Credit: N/N

Photo Caption: Rabbi Moshe Weinberger, Aish Kodesh Rebbe of Woodmere at the kever of the Rebbe, May 2019, Credit: Shlomo Reich, Cedarhurst, NY
Note: Rav Menachem Mendel Krochmal (d. 1661) also known by his work Tzemach Tzedek (the first) is buried in the same cemetery.


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Rebbe Avroham Dovid Rubin

אברהם דוד ב"ר אליעזר

Lantzuter Rebbe

Date of Death: Tue. September 10, 1963 - Elul 21 5723



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Rebbe Binyamin Halberstam (Teitelbaum / Liphshitz)

בנימין ב"ר אריה ליבוש

Rudnicker Rebbe

Date of Death: Thu. February 9, 1961 - Shevat 23 5721



Photo Caption: Rudniker Rebbe, Credit: Dr. Meyer Halberstam

Photo Caption: Rudniker Rebbe, Credit: MCA

Bio Information:
The Rebbe was a descendant of Rebbe Aryeh Leibish Liphshitz, the Aryeh D’Bei Ilu. The Rebbe’s cousin, Rebbe Moshe Liphshitz, the Philadelphia Rebbe moved to Eretz Yisroel (Israel) in 1958.


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Rabbe Yisroel Aryeh Leib Halpren

ישראל אריה ליב ב"ר ברוך

Sokolivke Rebbe

Date of Death: Sun. May 13, 1962 - Iyar 9 5722


Halpren Yisroel Aryeh Leib pic
Photo Caption: Rebbe Yisroel Aryeh Leib Halpren along with the Rebbe Mordechai Shlomo Friedman, Boyaner Rebbe d. 1971, at a weeding, Credit: Needed
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Photo Caption: Rebbe Yisroel Aryeh Leib Halpren, Credit: Needed

Bio Information:
The Rebbe’s shul was on the Lower East Side.


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Rabbi Aaron Halberstam

אהרן ב"ר אלישע

Gorlitzer Rav

Date of Death: Fri. November 5, 1976 - Cheshvan 12 5737



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Rebbe Shalom Leifer

שלום ב"ר ישכר בער

Nadvorna Rebbe of Boro Park

Date of Death: Tue. January 8, 1980 - Teves 19 5740



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Rebbe Elimelech Alter Paneth

אלימלך אלטר ב"ר יוסף

Dej Rebbe of Boro Park

Date of Death: Fri. September 23, 2005 - Elul 19 5765



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Rebbe Yechezkel Shraga Landau

יחזקאל שרגא ב"ר יצחק מאיר

Veretzky Rebbe

Date of Death: Sun. November 17, 1996 - Kislev 6 5757



Photo Caption: Rebbe Yechezkel Shraga Landau, Credit: Rabbi Shalom Noach Landau

In Memorial:
Ohev Yisrael of Apt (Apter Rav)



Photo Caption: Kever of Rebbe Avroham Yehoshua Heshel better known as the Ohev Yisrael of Apt (d. 1825). The Rebbe was buried in the Ohel of the Baal Shem Tov in Mezhbizh, Ukraine. The original marker is below grade and hard to photograph, Credit: IFJCAH


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Rebbe Aaron Tzvi Landau

אהרן צבי ב"ר יחזקאל שרגא

Veretzky Rebbe of Brooklyn

Date of Death: Sat. January 11, 2003 - Shevat 8 5763


Photo Caption: Rebbe Aaron Tzvi Landau, Credit: Rabbi Shalom Noach Landau


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Rebbe Alexander Yom Tov Lipa Rubin

אלכסנדר יום טוב ליפא ב"ר יצחק אייזיק

Volbrum Duliner Rebbe

Date of Death: Wed. June 26, 2002 - Tammuz 16 5762



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Rebbe Yitzchok Horowitz

יצחק ב"ר נפתלי

Melitzer Rebbe of the Lower East Side

Date of Death: Thu. July 27, 1978 - Tammuz 22 5738




Photo Caption: Rebbe Yitzchok Horowitz, Melitzer Rebbe of the Lower East Side Credit: A great nephew

Bio Information: 
The Rebbe recited the Kel Maleh Rachamim on the steps of the Capitol on Erev Yom Kippur, 1943 when over 400 Rabbanim and Admorim marched on Washington demanding that the Roosevelt administration help save the Jews of Europe.


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Rebbe Tzvi Elimelech Rokeach

צבי אלימלך ב"ר יוסף יהודא

Bercher Rebbe

Date of Death: Wed. August 12, 1964 - Elul 4 5724


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Photo Caption: Rebbe Tzvi Elimelech Rokeach, Bercher Rebbe
Rokeach Tzvi Elimelch
Photo Caption: Rebbe Tzvi Elimelech Rokeach, Bercher Rebbe


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