Kevarim of Tzadikim in North America

Rabbi Yaakov Aryeh Colton

יעקב אריה ב"ר יצחק דוד

Rav, Montreal, Canada

Date of Death: Mon. January 30, 1950 - Shevat 12 5710

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Cemetery Details
5015 de la Savane
Montreal, Quebec H4P 1V1

Phone: (514) 735-4696


Cemetery Map:

Notes: See cemetery website for hours and directions.

Directions to Kever: Baron de Hirsch-Back River Cemeteries in Montreal, Canada maintains computerized records and will provide a detailed location map upon request. Location: See location picture below.

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: Name listed on marker: Rabbi Colton

Biographical Notes:

Colton Yaakov Aryeh
Photo Caption:  Rabbi Yaakov Aryeh Colton, Credit: Canadian Jewish Congress Charities Committee National Archives

Bio Information:
Rabbi Yaakob Aryeh Colton was the primary mohel (ritual circumciser) for Montreal and the surrounding area c.1918-1945.

Credit: Sam Schecter, Baltimore, MD

Credit: Asher Lowy, Lakewood, NJ

Credit: Asher Lowy, Lakewood, NJ

Credit: Location picture

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