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Rabbi Yaakov Yitzchok Neimann – Neumann

July 28th, 2010 · 10 Comments

Rabbi Yaakov Yitzchok Neimann - Neumann

יעקב יצחק ב"ר יוסף

Rav, Belzer Kehila, Montreal, Canada

Date of Death: Fri. January 26, 2007 - Shevat 7 5767

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Cemetery:

Cemetery Details

Directions to Kever: Kiryas Pupa Cemetery located in Ossining, NY

Biographical Notes:

Prior to his arrival in Montreal the Rav served in Pupa, Hungary and Melbourne, Australia.  He was referred by many as the Pupa Rav of Montreal. Sadly he died without children.


Credit: Lipa Krular

Tags: New York · Westchester County

10 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Ben Bee Zee // Jul 28, 2010 at 12:29 pm

    He was also Rav in Melborne Australia before he went to Montreal, In Montreal although he was always called as the kleiner Pupa Ruv he was actually the Rav of the Belzer Chasidim in Canada. He was an extremely clever person and loved by everyone who came in contact with him.

  • 2 Lipa Krular // Jul 28, 2010 at 3:35 pm

    “kleiner” was a nickname used only by few, due to his being about 3-4 ft high.
    He is buried next to the ohel of his Rebbe, the V’Ychi Yosef of Pupa

  • 3 Azi // Jul 28, 2010 at 7:27 pm

    Where’s ‘Page 2’?

  • 4 eretzhagar // Jul 29, 2010 at 3:42 am

    The father of him, Rabbi Yosef ben Benzion Neuman was a Talmid of R’ Yeshaya Silberstein in Vac/Weitzen, and the Shevet Sofer in Pressburg. Rabbi Yosef served as Rav in Transylvania (Sepsiszentgyorgy, Deva, Brasso), and then in Obuda district of Budapest. He passed in 1964 in Papa, Hungary.
    Rabbi Yakov Yitzchok really served as Rav in Papa, abt. 1948.
    His father-in-law R’ Yakov Yechezkia Grunwald of Huszt, was son of R’ Amram Grunwald of Csorna, grandson of the Szerednye Rav R’ Yakov Yechezkia, and the (probably) youngest brother of the Arugas Habosem of Huszt, the Keren LeDovid of Satmar, and R’ Nachum of Csorna.

  • 5 Lipa Krular // Jul 29, 2010 at 10:21 pm

    @eretzhagar
    The Rav was the youngest (second marriage) son in law of R’ Yakov Yechezkia (also from second marriage) who lived in Chuzt, who was son of R’ Amram Grunwald of Csorna [brother of Szerednye Rav], grandson of R’ Yosef Grunwald, Tshetsowitz Rav.

    The Rav was (first marriage) son in law of R’ Shia Grunwald, Son of R’ Yida Grunwald – Son-in-law of R’ Nuchem Grunwald, both were children of above mentioned R’ Amram Grunwald. He had one child Nuchem who perished in the Holocaust.

  • 6 Not a luobob // Dec 23, 2010 at 4:43 am

    Unfortunately I did not know him, but saw him once in Montreal and he had the face of an angel, the countenance of a malach

  • 7 aron feldman // Jul 25, 2012 at 10:20 pm

    kichi papa, he was a great tzadick and talmid chochom a competent moreh hoara

  • 8 aron sigel // Jan 16, 2013 at 2:34 pm

    He didnt leave childeren ,had before 1 child killed by the nazis , in lifetime was only a person to give not to take zy”a

  • 9 Yosef // Jul 13, 2015 at 12:57 pm

    His mother was a daugter of R’ Avraham Bick Z”L from Presburg Bratislova who was great in Torah and made many Seforim. Whoever knows more about the Bick Family kindly notify us here

  • 10 Unbroken Chain // May 17, 2016 at 8:41 am

    His mother was a niece of Rav Yitzchok Yaakov Reines.
    Rav Neuman was named Yitzchok Yaakov at birth but reversed his name because he did not want to be named after his uncle.

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