Rav Eliezer Kleinberg
אליעזר ב"רRav, Cong B’nai Abraham Anshe Russia, Philadelphia
Date of Death:
Mon. February 9, 1891 -
Adar I 1 5651
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Name Listed on Cemetery Database: Kleinberg
Photo Caption: Cong B’nai Abraham Anshe Russia (c. 1923), located at 521-527 Lombard Street, Philadelphia, where it still stands today (2020), Credit: George Mark Wilson Photograph Collection, Library Company of Philadelphia
Photo Caption: Photo Caption: Cong B’nai Abraham Anshe Russia as it stands today, Credit: Google
Rav Kleinberg was born in the town of Bavisk, Lithuania and was the son-in-law of Rav Yisrael Lipchitz, the Chief Judge of the Vilna Bias Din. Soon after his father-in-laws passing the Rav was appointed as his replacement. He was then known as Rav Eliezer Dayan.
In 1890, Chief Rabbi Yaakov Yosef Joseph on New York City invited Rav Kleinberg to assume the pulpit at Congregation Bnai Abraham of Philadelphia. Soon after his funereal his son-in-law Rav Dov Aryeh Levinthal was installed has his successor.
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