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Rebbe Chaim Kahana

February 8th, 2016 · 4 Comments

Rebbe Chaim Kahana

חיים ב"ר נחמן הכהן

Rav, Congregation Anschei Roumania Keidushas Leivy, Newark NJ - Newarker Rebbe

Date of Death: Sun. January 30, 1921 - Shvat 21 5681

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Cemetery Details

Directions to Kever: Although in a constant state of cleanup, the Newark Jewish Cemetery is in extreme disarray and can be dangerous, use caution when visiting!!! In addition to the actual cemetery the surrounding areas have long past their prime, visiting as a group or waiting until Annual Newark Cemetery Visiting Day in September is strongly recommended. Should an Emergency arise call 911. Location: Exact gps location 260 S 20th Street, the ohel is by the road

Biographical Notes:

Photo Caption: Rebbe Chaim Kahana, Newarker Rebbe, Credit: Sheldon Kahan, Monsey, NY

Photo Caption: The Rebbe’s father and brother, Credit: MCA

Kahana Chaim Shul
Photo Caption: The Congregation Anschei Roumania Keidushas Leivy building on Prince Street in Newark, NJ as it stands today, Credit: Google Maps

Kahana Chaim Newark
Photo Caption: Memorial plaque dedicated to  Congregation Anschei Roumania Keidushas Leivy, Credit: Matthew G. Halpern, Livingston, NJ

Photo Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Photo Caption: The Rebbe’s grandfather, Rebbe Baruch Dovid buried in the old cemetery in Tzfas, Credit: IFJCAH

Photo Caption: Kever of Rav Meir David Kahane HY”D on Har HaMenuchos. The Rebbe was Rav Meir’s uncle. 

Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Tags: Grove Street Cemeteries · New Jersey · Newark, NJ

4 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Farshlufen // Feb 8, 2016 at 12:45 pm

  • 2 Rabbi Stern // Jan 16, 2018 at 1:40 pm

    The Rebbe arrived on these shores in 1914 and managed to bring over his family a number of years later in 1918. He passed away c. 1920 after contracting the Spanish flu.

  • 3 Rabbi Stern // Jan 16, 2018 at 1:42 pm

    His son Rav Tzvi Aryeh is listed as well:

  • 4 Alex Kahan // Jan 10, 2019 at 7:45 pm

    He was my great grandfather. Herman (tzvi aryeh) was my grandfather.

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