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Rabbi Eliyahu Yosef Lichter

May 20th, 2009 · 5 Comments

Rav in New York City
d. 27 Sivan, 1965
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Beth David Cemetery
300 Elmont Road
Elmont, NY 11003
(Bethel Avenue between Lincoln and Washington Avenue, left side, towards the back of the section)


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5 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Ben Bee Zee // May 5, 2011 at 4:56 pm

    I find him along with other foreign “yoshvim” in Belz in 1845

    (it would be interesting to know what was initially written on the stone because he might be known by a different name that will make a search easier)

  • 2 curios // May 7, 2011 at 5:31 pm

    You mean to say 1885 (תרמ”ה).

    I imagine it was some mistake in the original inscription.

  • 3 Ben Bee Zee // May 8, 2011 at 3:41 pm

    It’s not a common name so it would make sense that it’s him, unless proven otherwise.

  • 4 SLZ // Nov 27, 2012 at 8:26 pm

    Rav Eliyahu Yosef Lichter zl survived the Holocaust and died in 1965. He was a Belzer chassid, so most likely the person who died in 1885 was a grandfather.

  • 5 grandchild // May 7, 2015 at 5:56 pm

    he was a Gadol who learned day and night and many would seek his sage advise for any life issue. He was a devout Belzer chassid. he thanked hashem daily for the beauty of the world and was in constant awe of it.

    his life revolved around learning and appreciating the wonders of

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