Rabbi Gavriel Zev Margolis
גבריאל זאב ב"ר יחיאל יצחקPresident and Founder, Knesseth HaRabonim
Date of Death:
Mon. September 9, 1935 -
Elul 10 5695
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Directions to Kever: Old Montefiore Cemetery in Queens maintains computerized records and will provide a detailed location map upon request. Section: United Hebrew Community, along Carmel Avenue, between North 9 and North 10th Street (see map below)
Name Listed on Cemetery Database: MARGOLIS, GABRIEL WOLF
Photo Caption:Rav Gavriel Zev Velvele Margolis, Photo Credit: Mitchell Morris
Photo Caption: Rav Gavriel Zev Velvele Margolis and Rav Avroham Aaron Yudelovitch , Credit: Needed
Photo Caption: Rav Avroham Aaron Yudelovitch and Rav Gavriel Zev Velvele Margolis , Credit: Library Of Congress
Photo Caption: Rav Gavriel Zev Velvele Margolis , Credit: Jewish Forward, February, 1930
Photo Caption: Rav Gavriel Zev Velvele Margolis , Credit: Jewish Forward
Photo Caption: Advertisement announcing the annual membership meeting of the Knesseth HaRabonim, Credit: The Jewish Morning Journal, January 23, 1913
Photo Caption: The passing of Rav Gavriel Zev Velvele Margolis, Credit: Brooklyn Eagle, September 9, 1935
Photo Caption: Father-in-law of Rav Gavriel Zev Velvele Margolis and the rebbe of the Chofetz Chaim, Rav Nachum Kaplan, or as he was commonly known Rebbe Nachumke of Horodnad. It is It is reported that the Chofetz Chaim had a picture of Rebbe Nachumke hanging in his house.
Photo Caption: Title page, Agudath Eizov, Credit: IFJCAH
Rav Velvel as he was commonly know was married the daughter of Rav Nachum Kaplan d. 1880 (or 1879), the famed Rebbe of the Chofetz Chaim. After moving to the United States in 1907, the Rav was appointed as the Chief Rabbi of Boston, MA where he established the Knesseth HaRabonim HaOrthdoksim d’America v’Canada, prior to moving to New York City in 1911.
Photo Caption: Kever of Rebbetzin Shaina Lea Margolis, at the Acacia Cemetery along Pitkin Avenue in Queens, Credit: David Wieder
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