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Rabbi Avroham Yaakov Koplowitz

July 9th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Rabbi Avroham Yaakov Koplowitz

אברהם יעקב ב"ר גדליהו

Rav, Bais Medrash HaGadol of Brownsville

Date of Death: Tue. August 26, 1958 - Elul 10 5718

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Cemetery Details
83-45 Cypress Hills Street
Glendale, NY 11385
United States

Phone: (718) 366-5900


Cemetery Map:

Notes: Mount Carmel operates many of the surrounding cemeteries. Gates open Sunday through Friday, 8:00AM to 4:00PM. Closed Saturdays and some Jewish Holidays

Directions to Kever: Mount Carmel Cemetery in Ridgewood, Queens maintains computerized records and will provide a detailed location map upon request. Location: Section: 1, Block: E, Map: 7, Line: 5, Society: BETH H H OF BROWNSVILLE, Grave: 36 (Bais Medrash HaGadol of Brownsville section)

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: KOPLOWITZ, ABRAHAM

Biographical Notes:

Photo Caption: Rav Koplowitz worked endlessly to help improve the standards of kashrus (ritual slaughter) in the United States, served as President of the Shochtim Union, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)

Credit: IFJCAH

Tags: Mount Carmel Cemetery, NY · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Unknown

2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 YD Miller // Jul 9, 2010 at 12:09 pm

    Was he indeed a Rav, I know he was the Rosh Hashochtim (Head of ritual slaughters union) and faught hard for Kashrus of the Meat under Rabbi Hillel Klien.

  • 2 Shoshana Abensour // Sep 5, 2014 at 6:06 am

    He was my paternal great grandfather
    My brother has his sefer and YES he was indeed a Rav. I believe he got his smicha from the Netziv. I was told that he was specially brought over from Volozhin to be a shochet and deal with the shechita in NY in his day.

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