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Rabbi Alter Chanoch Henoch Leibowitz

January 23rd, 2009 · 4 Comments

Rabbi Alter Chanoch Henoch Leibowitz

אלתר חנוך הענאך ב"ר חיים דוד הכהן

Rosh Hayeshivah, Rabbinical Seminary of America (RSA)

Date of Death: Wed. April 16, 2008 - Nissan 10 5768

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Cemetery:

Cemetery Details

Directions to Kever: Mount Judah Cemetery in Queens maintains computerized records and will provide a detailed location map upon request. Location: Section: 1, Block: V, Path: R01, Society: TAL TOR TIPH JER at the corner of Lebanon Road and Sinai Avenue, facing the road

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: LEIBOWITZ, ALTER H.

Biographical Notes:


Photo Caption: Rav Henoch Leibowitz  alongside his father Rav Dovid, Credit: Needed 

Bio Information:
Rav Henoch Leibowitz, an only child, was born in 1918 in Salcininkai, Lithuania. The Rosh Yeshiva came to America in 1926 when his father Rav Dovid was hired by Mesivta Torah Vodath as a teacher. In 1933, Rav Dovid left Torah Vodath and founded Yeshivas Rabbeinu Yisrael Meir HaKohen. His father’s death in 1941 left him in charge of the fledgling yeshiva while still in his early 20s. Rav Henoch would spend the rest of his life leading the yeshiva as an International Orthodox Jewish icon. Sadly, the Rosh Yeshiva left no children.


Credit: IFJCAH

Tags: Mount Judah Cemetery - Queens · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Rosh Yeshiva

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