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Rabbi Mordecai Yaakov Golinkin

July 25th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Rabbi Mordecai Yaakov Golinkin

מרדכי יעקב ב"ר ראובן

Rosh Bais Din, Vaad Harobonim of Massachusetts

Date of Death: Wed. December 3, 2014 - Kislev 19 5735

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Cemetery Details

Directions to Kever: Chevra Kadisha - Sons of Jacob Cemetery in Worcester, Massachusetts

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: Name listed on marker: Rabbi Mordechai Golinkin

Biographical Notes:

Photo Caption: Rabbi Mordecai Yaakov Golinkin (C), Credit: Needed

Bio Information: 
Prior to his arrive to the United States Rabbi Mordecai Yaakov Golinkin server various communities in Eastern Europe, among them Ryzhany (a suburb of Zhitomir, Ukraine) and Dokshitz (Belarus). During the 1930’s he was in Danzig and managed to escape as the Nazi’s were closing that city. Upon his arrival to these shores he settled in Worcester, MA where he was soon considered the cities chief rabbi.

Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America

Tags: Massachusetts · Worcester, MA

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