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Rabbi Avroham Moshe Shershevsky

May 1st, 2009 · 3 Comments

Rabbi Avroham Moshe Shershevsky

אברהם משה ב"ר חיים שמואל

Chief Rabbi, Portland, Maine

Date of Death: Thu. June 2, 1927 - Sivan 2 5687

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Cemetery Details

Directions to Kever: Woburn Jewish Cemeteries in Woburn, MA maintains computerized records and will provided a detailed location map upon request. Section: Anshe Poland

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: Name listed on marker: Rabbi Shershevsky

Biographical Notes:

Bio Information: 
Rav Avroham Moshe Shershevsky authored Nachal Avroham which includes a collection of droshos (sermons) he deliverer in Portland. In 1898, Rav Shershevsky moved to Boston, MA where he remained until in passing.

Credit: Marjorie Short

Tags: Chief Rabbi · Massachusetts · Woburn Jewish Cemeteries

3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Dov // Apr 11, 2010 at 5:06 pm

    His book “Nachal Avroham” can be downloaded for free at

  • 2 YD Miller // Apr 12, 2010 at 11:34 am

    And here as well:

    The Sefer has a nice Haskama of RJJ the Rav Hakollel of NY.

  • 3 Paula jacobs // Jun 17, 2015 at 6:27 am

    Rabbi Avram Moshe Shershevsky was in Portland, Maine and NOT Oregon. Please correct. He was my great uncle. Thank you.

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