Rabbi Nachman Selig Newman
נחמן ב"ר יצחקHebrew Teacher
Date of Death:
Mon. February 20, 1871 -
Shevat 29 5631
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Directions to Kever: The Beth Olam Cemetery is located on the Eastern side (towards Queens) of the Jackie Robinson Parkway on the Cypress Hills / Ridgewood border in Queens. The cemetery is kept in pristine condition however, unfortunately, their records are in total disarray and paths are not well marked. Location: Neded
Famed author, and writer of “The Challenge Accepted” and other works, including Hebrew dictionary. Lived and taught in England before emigrating to the US around the 1850s. Member of Spanish & Portuguese Congregation.
Source: Find A Grave
Source: Jewish Encyclopedia
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