Kevarim of Tzadikim in North America

Rabbi Nisson Yablonsky

ניסן ב"ר עזריאל זעליג

Rosh Yeshiva, Bais Medrash L’Torah, (Hebrew Theological College), Skokie, Illinois

Date of Death: Sun. February 19, 1928 - Shevat 28 5688

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Cemetery Details
1400 Desplaines Ave
Forest Park, IL 60130
United States

Phone: 708-366-4541
Fax: 7183664575
Contact: Allison Murray


Cemetery Map:


Directions to Kever: Waldheim Cemetery in Chicago maintains computerized records and will provide a detailed location map upon request. Location: Kauses Isreal

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: Name listed on marker: Rabbi Nisson Yablonsky

Biographical Notes:

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Photo Caption: Rav Nisson Yablonsky, Credit: Hebrew Theological College
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Photo Caption: Advertisement announcing the arrival of Rav Yablonsky to these shores, Credit: 

Bio Information:
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

Credit: Terenda Curtis Wyant

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