Kevarim of Tzadikim in North America

Rabbi Meir Mairim Magnes

מאיר מארים ב"ר משה

Rav, Congregation Adas Yeshurun, Brownsville, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Sat. March 20, 1948 - Adar II 9 5708

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Cemetery Details
300 Elmont Road
Elmont, NY 11003
United States

Phone: 718-343-4000


Cemetery Map:


Directions to Kever: Beth David Cemetery in Elmont, NY maintains computerized records and will provide a detailed location map upon request. Location: Section: A9 , Society: Yeshivas Rabbi Chaim Berlin, located on the corner of Jefferson and Bethel Avenues

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: Name listed on marker: Rabbi Mairim Magnes

Biographical Notes:

Bio Information: 
Rabbi Meir Mairim Magnes was the son of Rav Moshe Magnes (Rav of Pohost) and a nephew of Rav Avraham Aharon Yudelovitch.  He was named for his great-uncle Rav Meir Mairim Shafit. 
He immigrated to the USA in 1924 and served as the rav of Adas Yeshurun at the corner of Eastern Parkway and Lincoln Place in Brownsville, Brooklyn. In addition, he was general secretary of the Mizrachi Organization of America in the mid-late 1920s as well as the director of RIETS in the early 1930s. 

Photo Caption: Congregation Adas Yeshurun as it stand today, Credit: Google maps

Photo Credit: Detroit Jewish Chronicle Sep. 18, 1931, p.3

Photo Caption: The 1935 Yeshiva Rabbeinu Chaim Berlin, faculty list includes Rav Magnes, Credit: Rabbi Mordechai Hecht, Anshe Sholom Chabad JCC

Credit: Michael Escott, Long Island, NY

Credit: Michael Escott, Long Island, NY

Credit: Michael Escott, Long Island, NY

Credit: Michael Escott, Long Island, NY

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