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Rabbi Avroham Yitzchok Trager

November 19th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Rabbi Avroham Yitzchok Trager

אברהם יצחק ב"ר יהודה ליב

Rav, Columbia, South Carolina

Date of Death: Wed. March 5, 1913 - Adar I 27 5673

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Cemetery:

Cemetery Details

Directions to Kever: The Columbia Hebrew Benevolent Society in Columbia, South Carolina maintains full burial records and will provided a detailed location map upon request.

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: Abraham Isaac Trager

Biographical Notes:

Trager Pic
Photo Caption: Rabbi Avroham Yitzchok Trager, Credit: Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina

Bio Information:
A student in  Volozhin, the Rav was sent to the United States to raise money for theold Yishuv in Yerushalaim (Jerusalem).


Credit: Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina

Tags: South Carolina

1 response so far ↓

  • 1 YaakovShalom // Mar 4, 2019 at 1:36 pm

    Yartzeit is today.
    Was said to be a talmid of the Volozhin Yeshiva was a MeShulach for the Old Yishuv in Eretz Yisrael for many years. Later on Moved to the US and was one of the founders of the Beis Medrash HaGadol Shul In NYC. Later started the Hoopskirt Business with his son in law and moved to the south.Was a Talmid Chacham Business Man Asknan who spread Yiddishkeit around the South. He was Mohel a Shadchan and lived a ripe old age.Was close to the Malbim and supported his son in law Rav Moshe Garfunkel to learn Torah in Columbia Sout Carolina after their Hoopskirt Business lost traction. Ended up owning a farm. Was said his Wife had saved the Columbia SC from being burned by General Sherman’s Army during the Civil war. During succos would have the entire community over as guest and was institutional in making sure Kosher food was available.

    Zichroinoi Livracha. Zechusoi Yagen Aleinu. Amen!

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