Kevarim of Tzadikim in North America

Rabbi Raphael Shmuel Weiss

רפאל שמואל ב"ר שבתי שעפטל

Rav, First Independent Hebrew Congregation Ahavas Yisroel of Jamaica, Queens

Date of Death: Sun. September 7, 1958 - Elul 22 5718

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Cemetery Details
121-83 Springfield Boulevard
Springfield Gardens , NY 11413
United States

Phone: 718-528-1700
Contact: Carl Schramm


Cemetery Map:

Notes: Cemetery gates are open Sunday – Friday 8:30AM – 4:30PM, always check their website for holiday schedule.

Directions to Kever: Old Montefiore Cemetery in Queens maintains computerized records and will provide a detailed location map upon request. Location: Block: 4, Row: 006R, Grave: 6, Society Name: FIRST INDEPENDENT HEBREW CONG. OF

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: WEISS, RAPHAEL

Biographical Notes:

Photo Caption: This photo of Rav Weiss was taken in March of 1949, Credit: Toni Kamins

Photo Caption: The Rav’s father, Harav Sheftil Weiss, Shimoni’er Rov, Credit: MCA

Photo Caption: Original painting of First Independent Hebrew Congregation Ahavas Yisroel given as a wedding gift to Mr. Yitzchok Isaac (Irving) Weiss as a weddinging gift, Credit: Nachum Sherman, Kew Gardens Hill.

Photo Caption: The First Independent Hebrew Congregation Ahavas Israel as it stands today, Credit: Google

Photo Caption: The original Aron Kodesh (Holy Ark) as it stands today at Temple Chaverim in Plainview, Long Island. Credit: Lee Weissman

Credit: IFJCAH

Credit: IFJCAH

Credit: IFJCAH

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