Kevarim of Tzadikim in North America

Meyer London Matzos Bakery

מאיר ב"ר יעקב אריה

"Matzo King", Lower East Side, New York City

Date of Death: Sun. November 28, 1915 - Kislev 22 5676

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Cemetery Details
775 Jamaica Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11208
United States

Phone: (718) 277-3898


Cemetery Map:


Directions to Kever: Salem Fields Cemetery in the Cypress Hills neighborhood on the Brooklyn / Queens border is a Reform cemetery with a few Orthodox sections. Location: Congregation Shaaray Torah section near the office building. Rabbi Dovid Yitzchok Adelson and Rabbi Aaron Tzvi Friedman are buried in the same section.

Biographical Notes:

Photo Caption: Letterhead of Meyer London, proprietor of Meyer London Matzos Bakery, Credit: IFJCAH

Photo Caption: The full letter, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History

Photo Caption: Advertisement promoting Meyer London Matzos Bakery, Credit: MCA

Photo Caption: Crude drawing of the Matzoh Machine at the Cohen’s Matzoh Bakery on Pike Street, Credit: MCA

Credit: MCA

Source: NYT

Source: The Jewish Gazette (c. 1892)

Source: The Jewish Gazette (c. 1892)

Credit: MCA

Credit: MCA

Bio Information:
Meyer London Matzos Bakery founded in 1871 is among the first matzo bakeries on these shores.

Of Note:
The politician Meyer London (1871-1926), one of only two socialist politicians ever elected to Congress was Meyer London’s nephew.

Source: The New York Sun, October 19, 1916



Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

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