Rabbi Meir Mairim Magnes
מאיר מארים ב"ר משהRav, Congregation Adas Yeshurun, Brownsville, Brooklyn
Date of Death:
Sat. March 20, 1948 -
Adar II 9 5708
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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
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
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