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Rabbi Yehuda Leib Joseph

December 25th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Rabbi Yehuda Leib Joseph

יהודה ליב ב"ר דוב

Co-founder, Yeshivas Rabbeinu Yaakov Yosef (RJJ)

Date of Death: Fri. January 5, 1912 - Teves 15 5672

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Cemetery Details

Directions to Kever: Mount Carmel Cemetery in Queens maintains computerized records and will provided a detailed location map upon request. Section: 1, Block: C, Map: 11, Grave: 6, Line: L-10L, Society: RABBI JACOB JOSEPH, towards the top of the hill.

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: Not listed

Biographical Notes:

Joseph Leib RJJ
Photo Credit: The Jewish Morning Journal, January 1912
Joseph Shmuel Moshe Joseph

Photo Caption: Rabbi Shmuel Moshe Joseph, Credit: Ira Berman, North Wales, Pennsylvania  

Bio Information:
Brother of Chief Rabbi Yaakov Yosef Joseph. A seconds brother Chaim (see picture below) is buried at Union Field alongside the Chief Rabbi.  The oldest brother, Rabbi Shmuel Moshe  remained in Kovno, Lithuania where he is buried.

Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: Map to the kever of Rabbi Yehuda Leib Joseph

Credit: Kever of Chaim Hyman Joseph at thew Union Field Cemetery in Queens, d.1910

Tags: Mount Carmel Cemetery, NY · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

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  • 1 Miller // Dec 25, 2008 at 9:07 pm

    It appears that he was a Shochet I’Bodek (Sho”v) in NY, knowing that his brother the Rav Hakolel faught for Kashrus of the Shchitah in America it would be interesting to know if he imigrated to the US on behalf of his brother.

    Does anyone have more biographical information on him?

    it’s interesting to note that there is no English wording on the Matzieve, it says a lot about the character of his family those days.

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