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Rabbi Baruch Eisenstadt

March 16th, 2009 · 11 Comments

Rabbi Baruch Eisenstadt

ברוך מרדכי ב"ר אריה ליב הכהן

Rav, New Rochelle, New York

Date of Death: Mon. May 19, 1930 - Iyyar 21 5690

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Cemetery Details

Directions to Kever: Riversville Hebrew Cemetery located in Greenwich, Connecticut is made up of multiple societies. Many are independently owned and operated. Location: Hebrew Mutual Section (towards the back of the cemetery)

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: Name listed on marker: Rabbi Boruch Eisenstadt

Biographical Notes:

Rav Eisenstadt studied at the Yeshiva of Minsk. It is unclear if Rav the attended Rav Shlomo Glovenchitz yeshiva in Minsk, the same yeshiva that Rav Aaron Kotler and Rav Reuven Grozovsky attended. The Rav was a descendant of Rav Meir Eisenstadt (1670-1744) also known as the Panim Me’irot after his major work called Shu”t Panim Me’irot.

Credit: IFJCAH

Tags: Connecticut · Greenwich, CT

11 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Cheskel // Mar 16, 2009 at 8:44 pm

    Interesting Rav in NY & buried in CT,
    does anybody know the reason 2 it? family maybe?

  • 2 Miller // Mar 16, 2009 at 9:12 pm

    I am curious if and how he is a descendant from the Maharam Ash the Panim Meiros.

    They were more-less Hunagrain not Lithuanian

  • 3 azi // Mar 16, 2009 at 9:23 pm

    Cheskel, Greenwich is about a 15 minute drive to New Rochelle. The cemetery is run by three or four different shuls in Westchester, NY.

  • 4 Farshlufen // Mar 16, 2009 at 9:41 pm

    is he related to r’ ben zion?

  • 5 Farshlufen // Mar 16, 2009 at 9:43 pm

    is he the mechaber of this sefer?

  • 6 blackleibel // Mar 16, 2009 at 9:51 pm

    Miller: The Netziv, Rav Chaim Brisker and Rav Isser Zalman Meltzer are all descended form the Panim Meiros.

    R’ Baruch was a Kohen but was the Panim Meiros a Kohen? The Shar Blatt doesn’t say that.

  • 7 Miller // Mar 16, 2009 at 10:19 pm

    He is mentioned in the Dorot Hachronim from Ben-zion Eisenstadt.

  • 8 Grand Rebbe // Mar 17, 2009 at 3:01 pm

    Let me be the first of the regulars to welcome you aboard. That said, why would you think that a book written by Bentzion Eisenstadt was written by Baruch Eisenstadt?

  • 9 MBD // Mar 17, 2009 at 3:07 pm

    The Maharam Ash was not a kohen, perhaps our Rav Eisenstadt adopted his mothers or grandmothers last mane???

  • 10 David Colman // Jun 29, 2011 at 8:50 pm

    somebody wrote: “I am curious if and how he is a descendant from the Maharam Ash the Panim Meiros.

    They were more-less Hunagrain not Lithuanian”

    Actually, he was neither – I believe he was born in Poznan, Poland & his family had no connection to Hungary until he became Rav of Eisenstadt.

  • 11 Avrom Wofsey // Aug 4, 2011 at 1:24 pm

    Need any information on my grandparents Cemetery. HEBREW MUTUAL-BACK OF CEMETRY.
    GREENWISH CT. (ZC-4) Harman Wofsey (19420
    (ZC-7) Mary Wofsey (1964)
    Thank you
    Avrom H. Wofsey
    17236 Sandy Knoll Drive
    Olney, Maryland 20832

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