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Rabbi Yaakov Aryeh Colton

June 30th, 2015 · 3 Comments

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

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: Needed

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

Tags: Canada · Montreal, QC

3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Mordechai // Jan 4, 2016 at 3:46 pm

    He was the father in law of R. Yaakov Moshe Magid, who was niftar close to a year ago –

  • 2 Abe Werner // May 19, 2016 at 12:54 pm

    Rabbi Colton has a grandson Arye Moshe Colton living in Israel who is a massive Talmud Chochom, Mechaber of Seforim and is a Rosh Kollel.

  • 3 anonymous // Sep 13, 2016 at 11:20 am

    Being Moisif – adding on Abe Werner. HaravArye Colton is a massive masmid – loi posak pumei m’girso.

    He is a nachas for the whole mishpachas Colton.

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