Kevarim of Tzadikim in North America

Rabbi Schneur Zalman Velenkin

שניאור זלמן ב"ר לוי יצחק

Hebrew Teacher, Yekatrinoslav, Ukraine

Date of Death: Thu. May 16, 1963 - Iyar 23 5723

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Cemetery: ,

Cemetery Details
226-20 Francis Lewis Boulevard
Cambria Heights, NY 11411
United States

Phone: (718) 723-4545


Cemetery Map:

Notes: The Ohel Chabad visiting center is open 24/7, there are restrooms and other amenities always available including food and drinks. In addition there is a mikva located at 224-16 Francis Lewis Boulevard which is also open 24/7 and supplies towels.

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

Biographical Notes:

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.

Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

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