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Rabbi Dovid Koolyk

November 13th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Rabbi Dovid Koolyk

דוד ב"ר אברהם

Rav, Congregation Anshei Russia, Newark, New Jersey

Date of Death: Sun. January 20, 1946 - Shevat 18 5706

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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. Location: Russian 4 and 5 - Congregation Knesseth Israel

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: Name listed on marker: Rabbi David Koolyk

Biographical Notes:

Photo Caption: Rabbi Dovid Koolyk, Credit: David R. 


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2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 david ribner // Dec 3, 2017 at 4:33 pm

    the rabbi basically sat and learned all day.was from rosoveh maybe a hamlet of minsk.learned by and was a ben bayis of r alta shmuelevitz in stuchin.apparently he learned in slabodka too.was friends with r yaakov kanterovits,r shlomo heiman and r moishe feinstein.his father was also a talmud chacham and was known as the masmid in rosevah.he would finish the shas every year was niftar 1918.rabbi dovid koolyk had a son that was a rav in newton mass .passed away around 1995

  • 2 Rabbi Stern // Dec 6, 2017 at 1:24 pm

    Rabbi Nosson Sherman davened in his shul in his younger years.
    Thank you,

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