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Rabbi Pesach Rosenthal

June 12th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Rabbi Pesach Rosenthal

פסח ב"ר גדליה

Rav, Utica, New York

Date of Death: Tue. July 2, 1861 - Tammuz 24 5621

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Cemetery Details

Directions to Kever: The actual kever sits on the grounds of the Machpelah Cemetery located in Ridgewood, Queens, however, access from Union Field Cemetery is recommended. Location: (From Union Field), Main Road, right on Path J past the trees into Machpelah Cemetery about fifteen feet to the right, look for candle box). It's in the same section as Rabbi Avroham Yosef Ash, See Map below.

Biographical Notes:


Credit: The Occident, August 1, 1861, page: 48
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Photo Caption: Original text of Chaya Sarah Rosenthal’s marker, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America

Bio Information: 
Rabbi Peasach Rosenthal is credited with having founded and taught at the very first Talmud Torah in New York City and perhaps all of North America. In addition, prior to his arrival in New York City he rabbinated in upstate Utica, NY.

Map To The Kever Of Rav Rosenthal From Union Field Cemetery:



Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY


Credit: Color arrow legend : ​​blue - Rabbi Pesach Rosenthal, red - his wife Chaya Sarah, green - Rav Shmuel Harris

Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Tags: New York · Pre 1900 · Queens / L.I., NY · Union Field Cemetery - Queens

1 response so far ↓

  • 1 Ben bee zee // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:25 am

    For a while before creating the Talmud Torah in NYC he served as the Rabbi of Utica, NY

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