Rabbi Schneur Zalman Velenkin
שניאור זלמן ב"ר לוי יצחקHebrew Teacher, Yekatrinoslav, Ukraine
Date of Death:
Thu. May 16, 1963 -
Iyar 23 5723
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Directions to Kever: Old Montefiore Cemetery in Queens maintains computerized records and will provide a detailed location map upon request. Location: to the right of the Rebbe's Ohel, (see picture below)
Name Listed on Cemetery Database: ZALMAR VILENKIR
Rav Velenkin, a Ga’on in his own right was originally brought to Yekatrinoslav as a Shochet. Among his many students was one Menachem Mendel Schneersohn, who would go on to become the 7th Lubavitcher Rebbe.
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