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Rabbi Yaakov Levinson

April 21st, 2010 · 9 Comments

Rav, Congregation Ohel Moshe Chevra Thilim
d. 26 Sivan, 1955 (5715)
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Mount Hebron Cemetery
130-04 Horace Harding Expressway
(Main Street Cemetery in Kew Gardens Hills)
Flushing, NY 11367
(Block: 101, Reference: 6, Line: 13, Grave: 3)
yaakov-levinson


Tags: Mt. Hebron (Main Street) Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Unknown

9 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Farshlufen // Apr 21, 2010 at 2:25 pm

    R’ Baruch, where do you get the info that he we was rav of Congregation Ohel Moshe Chevra Thilim?

    He signs as Rav of Kehal Chovevay torah.

  • 2 curios // Apr 21, 2010 at 2:56 pm

    This is his sefer:
    http://www.hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=3156&pgnum=1
    Says he was Rav of Beis Hamedrash Hagadol of Brownsville.

  • 3 Farshlufen // Apr 21, 2010 at 3:41 pm

    That was back in 5680, later he lived on Eastern Parkway in Crown Hights.

  • 4 YD Miller // Apr 21, 2010 at 3:51 pm

    Another one of his works
    http://www.hebrewbooks.org/2917
    When he was Rav in Chicago in Cong. B’Nie Yisroel.

    More of his works are avilable on Hebrew Books, the Rav was a member of the Vaad Hatzolah at WWII together with Reb Eliezer Silver.

    In one of his Seforim he mentions his two children; a son Shlomo who was a lawer and a daughter married to a Dr. named Tzadok Meselow

  • 5 M // Apr 21, 2010 at 7:31 pm

    The commenters are correct.

    The long time Rav of Cong. Ohel Moshe Chevra Tehillim was R. Aaron David Burack, R”M at RIETS. Later the neighborhood changed and the remnant of OMCT joined with Lubavitch on Ocean Parkway.

  • 6 LTC(Ret) Herbert Siegel // May 1, 2013 at 10:07 am

    According to documents I have my grandfather is listed as the president of this congregation in Brooklyn (Tompkins and Willoughby Aves) on 1925 congregation stationary. Also on his tombstone at Mt Zion cemetery in Maspeth, Queens, New York he is listed as a Rabbi. He lived at 186 Hart St at this time. Rabbi Burack is listed as a honorary director as is an uncle Paul Klein.
    I would like to learn more about his time in the Congregation. You can call me at 863-852-3875.

    Thanks

  • 7 YD Miller // May 1, 2013 at 1:12 pm

    Mr. Siegel,

    What was the name of your grandfather?

  • 8 LTC(Ret) Herbert Siegel // May 2, 2013 at 5:26 pm

    My grandfather’s name was Solomon Siegel.
    DOB: Apr 1873
    DOD: Apr 1951
    Spouse: Rebecca

    H.Siegel

  • 9 Mordechai tzvi // Apr 20, 2015 at 1:26 pm

    the Shul is now located on Ocean parkway in Flatbush.

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