Kevarim of Tzadikim in North America

Rabbi Tzvi Hirsh Grodzensky

צבי הירש ב"ר מאיר

Chief Rabbi, Omaha, Nebraska

Date of Death: Wed. December 31, 1947 - Teves 18 5708

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Cemetery Details
6598 N 42nd Street
Omaha, NB 68111
United States

Phone: 402-556-6536
Contact: Dennis DePorte


Cemetery Map:


Directions to Kever: Temple Israel Cemetery in Omaha, Nebraska maintains detailed burial records and will provide assistance upon request. Location: Enter at 42nd Street closest to Newport Avenue (see map below), Section: Old Section between Redick & Newport Avenue. Note: Temple Israel (reform) should not be confused with Beth Israel Synagogue (orthodox) both located in Omaha, Nebraska.

Biographical Notes:

Photo Caption: Rav Tzvi Hirsh Grodzensky while a still a young rabbi in Europe, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Rabbi Tzvi Hirsh (Henry) Grodzinsky 1
Photo Caption: Rav Tzvi Hirsh Grodzensky, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)

Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)

Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)

Photo Caption: Map to the kever of Rav Grodzensky, Credit: Rabbi Yaakov Zions, Denver Kollel

Bio Information:
Rav Grodzensky, a leading member of the Agudath HaRabonim was the chavrusa (study partner) of Rav Chaim Ozer Grodzensky, his second cousin. It is reported that the Brisker Rav,  Rav Yitzchok Zev Soloveitchik, once commented that had Rav Tzvi Hirsh stayed in Europe he would have been just as famous as his younger cousin.

In memorial:
Rav Chaim Ozer Grodzinski (August 9, 1940 -5 Av 5700)

Photo Credit: IFJCAH

Credit: IFJCAH

Photo Caption: New Cemetery in Vilna (Vilnius), Lithuania, Credit: Michael, Elias, Kew Gardens, NY

Credit: Moti, EY

Credit: Sruly Newman, Kew Gardens Hills, NY

Credit: Marian Merritt

Credit: Marian Merritt

Credit: Marian Merritt

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