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Rabbi Avroham Yitzchok Shisgal

March 17th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Rabbi Avroham Yitzchok Shisgal

אברהם יצחק ב"ר דוד

Rav, Congregation Anshei Vilna, Lower East Side

Date of Death: Thu. December 18, 1952 - Kislev 30 5713

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Cemetery Details

Directions to Kever: Society: TAL TOR TIPH JER, Section: 1, Block: V, Gate: 1

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: SHISGAL, ABRAHAM

Biographical Notes:

shisgal pic 1
Photo caption: Rav Avraham Yitzchak Shisgal and Rebetzin Charna Shisgal 
shisgal pic 2
Photo caption: Rav Avraham Yitzchak Shisgal at Wedding
Shisgal 3
Photo caption: Rav Avraham Yitchak Shisgal, Rebetzin Charna Shisgal, Raizel (Rose) Shisgal and Rav Eliyahu Moshe Shisgal (Europe)

Photo Credit: Rochel Leah Weisberg nee. Shisgal (all 3 pictures)

Rav Schisgal’s son, Rav Eliyahu Moshe, d. 1973, was the son-in-law of  HaGoan Rav Moshe Feinstein d.1986.

Credit: Shmuel Botchy Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: Shmuel Botchy Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: Anshei Snir Vilna, The Pink Shul, Credit: needed

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

6 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Boroparker // Apr 30, 2009 at 6:29 pm

    Where was Rav Eliyahu Moshe buried?

  • 2 Grand Rebbe // Apr 30, 2009 at 6:36 pm

    Har HaMenuchos in EY

  • 3 Shlomo Eliezer Zev Berkowitz // May 27, 2010 at 6:29 pm

    He is my Great Grand Father. He was the Morah D’asra of the Snir-Vilna Shul on the Lower East Side. He was a Great Tzaddik and Talmid Chochom. He was also the Mashgiach of Shapiro Wines in its earlier years.

  • 4 Shlomo Eliezer Zev Berkowitz // May 27, 2010 at 6:31 pm

    His Wife’s name was Charna Schisgal she was a Great Tzaddekes, and is Buried close to him in mount Judah. “Isha Yiras Hashem Hee Tishallel.”

  • 5 Reb Elya // May 10, 2011 at 9:57 pm

  • 6 Shlomo Eliezer Zev Berkowitz // Dec 14, 2014 at 2:05 am

    Thank you Reb Elya. The link you provided in 2011, has helped me tremendously in collecting family historical information. Yasher Koach!!!

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