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Rabbi Avoham Nachum Meyerowitz

April 17th, 2018 · 6 Comments

Rabbi Avoham Nachum Meyerowitz

אברהם נחום ב"ר צבי יהודה

Rav, Chevra Machzika Torah, Brownsville, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Sun. January 2, 1955 - Teves 9 5715

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Cemetery Details
121-83 Springfield Boulevard
Springfield Gardens , NY 11413
United States

Phone: 718-528-1700
Contact: Carl Schramm


Cemetery Map:

Notes: Cemetery gates are open Sunday – Friday 8:30AM – 4:30PM, always check their website for holiday schedule.

Directions to Kever: Old Montefiore Cemetery in Queens maintains computerized records and will provide a detailed location map upon request. Gate: 45/N, Block: 92, Row: 001R, Grave: 7, Society Name: CHEV. MACHZIKAY TORAH OF B'VILLE, back row, see map below. Note: Alongside Rabbi Dovid Leib Kozlowitz

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: MEYEROWITZ, ABRAHAM

Biographical Notes:

Bio Information:
The Chevra Machzika Torah building located at 354 Osborn Street has long been replaced by the Brownsville Houses, Housing Projects.

Photo Caption: Rav Avroham Nachum Meyerowitz, Credit: Jared Meyerowitz, Henderson, Nevada

Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: Map to the kever of Rabbi Avoham Nachum Meyerowitz

Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

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

6 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Jared Meyerowitz // Apr 18, 2018 at 8:09 pm

    I was quite little when my grandfather passed away. I do remember he had a shul at 403 Legion Street in Brooklyn.
    I believe he was a mentor for Rebbe Wolf Gruber who established a shul in Canarsie, Brooklyn named Temple Abraham.

    We are honored that you are recognizing my grandfather. From accounts from my late mother he was a caring and learned rebbe.

  • 2 Filey Ave // May 14, 2018 at 6:13 am


    what do you mean he was a mentor for Rabbi wolf Gruber


  • 3 Joyce // Mar 27, 2019 at 5:53 am

    Did you have a relative, Hyman, married to Ethel, who was an optometrist in Canarsie? If so, we are cousins. My father, Jack Pasternack was Hy’s cousin.

  • 4 Rabbi YD Miller // Apr 8, 2019 at 11:56 am

    Hi Jared,

    You mentioned his shul on 403 Legion St. in Brooklyn, here is how it looked like around 1940:

  • 5 Jared Meyerowitz // Jun 13, 2019 at 5:10 pm

    Joyce and Rabbi Miller
    Thank you so very much for your replies.
    I am indeed Hy and Ethel’s nephew. My dad was Ted and my mom was Mildred. I am aware of the Pasternak name.
    Rabbi Miller, thank you for the photograph. I do have some memories of the soul. It was really nice to see the photograph. I thank you.

  • 6 Lisa Meyer // Oct 14, 2019 at 7:31 am

    Hi all,

    Jared, so cool that you keep up with the family history! Many thanks to Rabbi Miller for posting a picture of my great-grandfather’s Shul. Joyce, Herman and Ethel were my paternal grandparents (their son Karl was my dad). So we too are distant cousins! Happy New Year to all! Best, Lisa

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