Kevarim of Tzadikim in North America

Rabbi Yaakov Yehuda Hecht

יעקב יהודה ב"ר יהושע

Rav, Yeshivas Rebbe Meir Simcha HaCohen, Brownsville, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Sun. August 5, 1990 - Av 15 5750
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Cemetery: ,

Cemetery Details
226-20 Francis Lewis Boulevard
Cambria Heights, NY 11411
United States

Phone: (718) 723-4545


Cemetery Map:

Notes: The Ohel Chabad visiting center is open 24/7, there are restrooms and other amenities always available including food and drinks. In addition there is a mikva located at 224-16 Francis Lewis Boulevard which is also open 24/7 and supplies towels.

Directions to Kever: Old Montefiore Cemetery in Queens maintains computerized records and will provide a detailed location map upon request. Location: one row behind the Rebbe's Ohel (see picture below)

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: HECHT JACOB J. RABBI

Biographical Notes:

Photo Caption: Rav Yaakov Yehuda Hecht, Credit: Rabbi Mordechai Hecht, Anshe Sholom Chabad JCC

Photo Caption: (L-R) Rav Mordechai Gifter of Telz Cleveland, Rav Shalom Ber Hecht of Queens (speaking), Rav JJ Hecht, Rav Chaim Gutnick of Australia, Credit: Credit: Rabbi Mordechai Hecht, Anshe Sholom Chabad JCC

Photo Caption: Rav Henkin speaking at Yeshiva Rabbi Meyer Simche Hacohen, the longtime pulpit of Rabbi JJ Hecht, Credit: Chabad Anshe Sholom of Kew Gardens
Also pictured are: 1. Needed, 2. Needed, 3. Rav Nisson Telushkin, 4. Rabbi JJ Hecht, 5. Rav Henkin, 6. Manestricher Rebbe, 7. Needed

Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: The kever is located on line behind the Ohel

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