Rabbi Nisson Yablonsky
ניסן ב"ר עזריאל זעליגRosh Yeshiva, Bais Medrash L’Torah, (Hebrew Theological College), Skokie, Illinois
Date of Death:
Sun. February 19, 1928 -
Shevat 28 5688
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Name Listed on Cemetery Database: Name listed on marker: Rabbi Nisson Yablonsky
Rav Yablonsky of Stavisky, Poland was born in 1876 and was the first Rosh Yeshiva of Bais Medrash l’ Torah (Hebrew Theological College). An outstanding talmidim of Slabodka, he was accepted as Rav of Slabodka in 1908 and later as Rosh Yeshiva of Slabodka. He was active in rescue of the Yeshiva in the aftermath of World War I. He came to America in 1922 and was immediately recruited by Rabbi Rubenstein to be the Rosh HaYeshiva of Beis HaMidrash L’Torah. He passed away suddenly on the 28th of Shevat 5688 at the age of 52. Some of his shiurim were published posthumously by his talmidim as the sefer נצני ניסן
Source: Hebrew Theological College
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