Kevarim of Tzadikim in North America

Rabbi Mordecai Yosef Mayer

מרדכי יוסף ב"ר מאיר אריה

Rav, Congregation Shaarey Shomayim (Roumanishe Shul), Lower East Side

Date of Death: Mon. January 26, 1981 - Shevat 21 5741

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Cemetery Details
59-63 54th Avenue
Maspeth, NY 11378
United States

Phone: 718-335-2500


Cemetery Map:

Notes: The cemetery is quite large and can be difficult to navigate, a detailed map from the office can be extremely helpful. Check cemetery website for office and gate hours. A $20 deposit is required for a Mausoleum key.

Directions to Kever: Mount Zion Cemetery in Queens maintains computerized records and will provided a detailed location map upon request. Location: Society: ROUMANIAN, Path: 28R, Gate: Road

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: MAYER, MORDECAI

Biographical Notes:

Bio Information:
Rabbi Mordecai Mayer, led Congregation Shaarey Shomayim for 20 years and died in 1981, two days before his 66th birthday.Born in Chortkov, the Rav studied in Yeshiva Chachmei Lublin, and arrived on these shores in 1936.
For 40 years, he conducted programs on Jewish topics on radio station WEVD. In the 1970s he was a columnist for the Yiddish weekly Algemeiner Journal, and authored a number of seforim (books) in both Hebrew and English.

Credit: Yoel Steuer

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