Kevarim of Tzadikim in North America

Rabbi Moshe Tzvi Aryeh Bick

משה צבי אריה ב"ר חיים יחיאל מיכל

Mezhibizher Rav of New York 

Date of Death: Sun. September 9, 1990 - Elul 19 5750

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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: B2, Emanuel Avenue between Monroe and Jackson Avenue, on the left side

Biographical Notes:

Photo Caption: Newly rebuilt Shul (from pictures) used by the Ohav Yisroel of Apta in Medzhybizh, Ukraine, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History

Photo Caption: Kever of Rebbe Avroham Yehoshua Heshel better known as the Ohev Yisrael of Apt (d. 1825). The Rebbe was buried in the Ohel of the Baal Shem Tov in Mezhbizh, Ukraine. The original marker is below grade and hard to photograph, Credit:  Institute For Judaic Culture and History

Photo Caption: Ruins of what was once the Bach’s Shul, Medzhybizh, Ukraine, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History
Rav Yoel b. Shmuel Sirkis (1561 – 1640) more commonly known as “The Bach” an abbreviation of his magnum opus, Bayit Chadash, was a prominent Jewish posek. In addition to Medzhybizh, he held rabbinical positions in Belz, Brest-Litovsk, and Kraków. He lived from 1561 to 1640.

Credit: IFJCAH

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