Kevarim of Tzadikim in North America

Rabbi Chaim Yosef Shaul Porille

חיים יוסף שאול ב"ר אלימלך

Rav, Congregation Shaarey Shomayim (Roumanishe Shul), Lower East Side

Date of Death: Tue. September 10, 1968 - Elul 17 5728
Date different from marker.

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Cemetery Details
59-63 54th Avenue
Maspeth, NY 11378
United States

Phone: 718-335-2500


Cemetery Map:

Notes: The cemetery is quite large and can be difficult to navigate, a detailed map from the office can be extremely helpful. Check cemetery website for office and gate hours. A $20 deposit is required for a Mausoleum key.

Directions to Kever: Mount Zion Cemetery in Queens maintains computerized records and will provide a detailed location map upon request. Location: Society: ROUMANIAN, Path: 28R, Gate: Road

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: PORILLE, CHAIM

Biographical Notes:


Photo Caption: First Roumanian-American synagogue building on Rivington Street prior to it being demolished in 2006, Credit: Wikimedia

Bio Information:
Rav Porille was been born in Uscieczko (then in Poland) in 1899, and moved to the United States in 1927, to serve as rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations in Providence, Rhode Island. He became rabbi of Congregation Shaarey Shomayim in 1932, a post he held until 1962. He was a member of the executive board of the Agudath Harabonim.



Credit: Yoel Steuer

Credit: Yoel Steuer

Credit: Washington Floral Park Cemetery - Deans, Monmouth Junction, New Jersey (near Bobov)

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