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Rabbi Yehuda Michel Zeleznick

November 14th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Rabbi Yehuda Michel Zeleznick

יהודה מיכל ב"ר בצלאל

Rav, Deadwood, South Dakota

Date of Death: Sat. March 25, 1933 - Adar 27 5693

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Cemetery Details

Directions to Kever: Waldheim Cemetery in Chicago maintains computerized records and will provided a detailed location map upon request. Location: Gate #11 - Mishna Gemorra

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: Name listed on marker: Rabbi U. M. Zeleznick

Biographical Notes:

Photo Caption: Rabbi Uda Michele Zeleznick, Credit: Chicago Rabbis 

Photo Caption: Congregation Ohel Yaakov as it stands today at 1448 S Homan Ave in Chicago, Credit: Google

Bio Information: 
Rav Zeleznick, originally from Kovna was ordained by Rav Yitzchok Elchanon Spector. After just a few short years in Deadwood the Rav moved to Chicago where he ministered at Congregation Ohel Yaakov Anshei Kovna for close to 23 years. Rav Dov Ber Swirsky (d. 1964) served at Ohel Yaakov as well.

Credit: Jim Craig, Evanston, IL

Tags: Chicago, IL · Illinois · Waldheim Cemetery - Chicago

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