Kevarim of Tzadikim in North America

Rabbi Sigmund Drechsler

שמעיה ב"ר יצחק

Rav, Congregation Bnai Jeshurun, Cleveland, Ohio

Date of Death: Fri. February 28, 1908 - Adar I 26 5668

Anyone with biographical information is asked to please send it in.
See CONTACT page for details. Thank you.


Cemetery Details
13009 Shaw Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44108
United States

Phone: 216-831-6555 ext. 109
Contact: Paula Botkin


Cemetery Map:

Notes: The cemetery is owned and cared for by B'nai Jeshurun Congregation in Pepper Pike, Ohio.

Directions to Kever: Glenville Cemetery is located in Cleveland, Ohio. Location: Section: C, Row: 18, Grave: 6. Note: The Rav had a son who also went by Sigmund d. 1912 who is buried in the same cemetery.

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: Rabbi Sigmund Drechsler

Biographical Notes:

Drechsler Sigmund Ohio Pic
Photo Caption: Rabbi Sigmund Drechsler, Credit: Bnai Jeshurun

Source: History Of The Jews Of Cleveland, Gartner

Source: Listed 

Bio Information: 
The Rav who was the first and only Orthodox rabbi at Bnai Jeshurun in Cleveland was a native of Hungary. He was educated in the yeshivos of Hungary and at the Orthodox (“Hildesheimer”) rabbinical seminary in Berlin.

Credit: Rick Foster, Cleveland, Ohio

Credit: Rick Foster, Cleveland, Ohio

Credit: MCA

« Previous: Next: »