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Rabbi Schmaryohu Leib Hurwitz

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Rabbi Schmaryohu Leib Hurwitz

שמריהו ליב ב"ר דוב בער

Rav, Talmud Torah Rabbi Yisroel Salanter, Harlem, New York City

Date of Death: Sun. June 12, 1938 - Sivan 12 5698

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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. Gate: 36C/N, Block: 92, Row: 001RC, Grave: 1, Society Name: TALMUD TORAH TIFFERETH HAGRO

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: HURWITZ, SCHMARYOHN (RABBI)

Biographical Notes:

Credit: MCA

Credit: Orthodox Judaism in America, Moshe D Sherman

Photo Caption: Originally located in Harlem, Talmudical Institute of Harlem moved to the Bronx where it became known as Yeshiva Rabbanu Yisroel Salanter or just “Salanter” for short. The Yeshiva first moved to Washington Avenue but then relocated after purchasing a building at 1946 Webster Avenue. The above picture shows how the Yeshiva was vandalized while still at its Harlem location. Credit: IFJCAH

Photo Caption: The Yeshiva building c. 1940, Credit: NYC Dept of Records

Photo Caption: The Yeshiva Building as it stands today, Credit: Google

Credit: IFJCAH


Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: Map to kever of Schmaryohu Leib Hurwitz

Tags: Montefiore Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

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