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Rabbi Baruch Yaakov Alter

February 23rd, 2009 · 7 Comments

Rav in Chicago, IL
d. 18 Cheshvan, 1990
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Directions to kever:
Mount Hebron Cemetery
130-04 Horace Harding Expressway
(Main Street Cemetery in Kew Gardens Hills)
Flushing, NY 11367
(Block: 4, Reference: 6, Section: D/E, Line: 13, Grave: 1, Society: Achusas Oilom)

Tags: Mt. Hebron (Main Street) Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Unknown

7 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Avrohom Mordechai Alter // Dec 1, 2010 at 6:36 pm

    Rabbi Baruch Yaakov Alter was not a Rav in Chicago, IL, he was a Talmid of Yeshivas Mir Poland.

  • 2 YD Miller // Dec 2, 2010 at 12:12 pm

    I see his father perished in WWII HY”D and was the son of RAM Alter, what is the exact lineage to the Chidushi Huri”m?

  • 3 YD Miller // Dec 27, 2011 at 5:26 pm

    Seen in a photo in Kobe, Japan where the Mir yeshiva during the war before Shangai (first from right):

  • 4 Avrohom Mordechai Alter // Jan 27, 2012 at 11:59 am

    Y D Miller please contact me at

    Amazing that you found that picture! How did you do that?

    My father was a grandson of Reb Shimale (Shimon Chaim) brother of Sfas Emes.

  • 5 יודל // Jul 29, 2013 at 5:08 pm

    אפשר וייסט איינער וי אזוי איז ער א איינעקיל פון חידושי הרי”ם זי”ע

  • 6 Eli // Jul 30, 2013 at 2:40 pm

    ר’ ברוך יעקב בן ר’ יצחק מאיר בן ר’ אברהם מרדכי
    בן ר’ שמעון חיים בן ר’ אברהם מרדכי בן החידושי הרי”ם

  • 7 Avrohom Mordechai Alter // Oct 11, 2013 at 11:05 am

    Eli – can you please contact me at

    Yasher Koach!

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