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Rabbi Shlomo Dov Shapiro

April 28th, 2015 · 5 Comments

Rabbi Shlomo Dov Shapiro

שלומה דוב ב"ר מרדכי

Rav, Cong. B’nai Abraham, East Flatbush, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Fri. January 7, 2011 - Shevat 2 5771

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Cemetery Details
7800 Myrtle Avenue
Glendale, NY 11385
United States

Phone: 718-821-0200
Contact: Matthew Ivler


Cemetery Map:

Notes: Check their website for office and gate hours. There is a restroom in the office building.

Directions to Kever: Mount Lebanon Cemetery in Queens maintains computerized records and will provide a detailed location map upon request. Location: Block: E, Section: 9, Line: 5, Grave: 10, Society: Burshivker

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: SHAPIRO, SOLOMON

Biographical Notes:

Shapiro Shlomo Dov pic
Photo Caption: Rav Shlomo Dov Shapiro

In Memorial:
Rebbe Pinchas of Koretz (d. 1791)

Photo Caption: Ohel of Rebbe Pinchas of Koretz, Shepetivka, Ukraine. It is also noted that his son, Rebbe Yehuda Meir (d. 29 Nissan, 5589 – May 2, 1829) was buried in the nearby cemetery, Credit: IFJCAH


Bio Information:
Between East Flatbush and later in Kew Gardens Hills, The Rav, a direct descendant of Rebbe Pinchas of Koretz (d. 1790) served for close to 70 years in New York.


Credit: Chaim Kowalsky, Teaneck, New Jersey

Credit: Also buried there is the Rav's grandmother, a great granddaughter of Rebbe Shmuel Kaminker d, 1843

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

5 responses so far ↓

  • 1 yitzchak // May 10, 2015 at 9:49 pm

    He was ben acher ben from Rav Pinchas Koritzer and his father was Koritzer Rebbe

    He was a special man and is missed in KGH

  • 2 Cheskel // May 19, 2015 at 3:56 pm

    Is this his father ?

    If yes, then it would have more understanding to add the picture of his mothers marker in his profile.

  • 3 אלימלך אלעזר פרנקל - בני ברק // Jan 12, 2016 at 4:03 pm

    זכיתי להכיר את הרב שלמה דוב שפירא, , עקב עיסוקי בהוצאת הספר “אמרי פנחס השלם” לרבי פנחס מקוריץ. הרב שפירא עודד מאוד את הוצאת הספר. הוא התגלה לפני כאישיות מקסימה, בחכמתו, בענוותנותו, ובנדיבות ליבו.
    אני בטוח,כי מי שלהכיר דמות זו – לא יישכחנה לעולם. יהי זכרו ברוך!

  • 4 Chaim // Nov 20, 2017 at 7:46 pm

    A fascinating story about Rabbi Shapiro and his role in the Vaad Hatzolah together with Rav Aharon Kotler can be found here:

    Rabbi Shapiro was the son of and son-in-law of

  • 5 Nechunya // Dec 28, 2018 at 10:17 am

    How old was he when he was niftar?

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