Kevarim of Tzadikim in North America

Rav Eliezer Kleinberg

אליעזר ב"ר

Rav, Beth Hamedrosh Hagadol B'nai Abraham Anshe Russe, Philadelphia

Date of Death: Mon. February 9, 1891 - Adar I 1 5651
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Cemetery Details
5500 Market St (near 55th Street)
Philadelphia, PA 19139
United States

Phone: 215-922-5446
Fax: 215-922-1550
Contact: Louis Kessler


Cemetery Map:

Notes: Visits to this cemetery are by appointment only. Call or email the Mikveh Israel office for an appointment and expect to pay $25. Main Office and Archives & Artifacts 44 N. 4th Street Philadelphia, PA 19106-2197

Directions to Kever: Congregation Mikveh Israel 55th Street Cemetery is located in Philadelphia, The cemetery is open to the public only once a year on the Sunday before Yom Kippur. For other times or a private tour contact the Mikveh Israel office at (215) 922-5446 or via email: Location: See map picture below

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: Kleinberg

Biographical Notes:

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

Bio Information:
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.

Credit: Louis Kessler, Congregation Mikveh Israel

Credit: Cemetery location map

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