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Rabbi Yehuda Sachs

March 14th, 2008 · 9 Comments

Rabbi Yehuda Sachs

יהודא ב"ר מאיר

Rav, Bais Hamedrash Shari Torah, New York City

Date of Death: Thu. February 21, 1918 - Adar 9 5678

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Cemetery Details

Directions to Kever: Mount Judah Cemetery, Society: TAL TOR TIPH JER, Section: 1, Block: V, Gate: 1, corner of Lebanon Road and Sinai Avenue near the Yampole Rebbe

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: SACHS, JULIUS

Biographical Notes:

.Sachs Yehuda
Photo Caption: Rabbi Yehuda Sachs in New York City, Credit: Rachel Heimovics Braun, Maitland, Florida
Alter of Slabodka
Photo Caption: Rav Yehuda Sachs brother-in-law, Rav Nosson Zvi Finkel, better known as the Alter of Slabodka d.1927


Bio Information: 
Rav Sacks, a descendant of Rav Eliezer of Chelm and the brother-in-law of the Alter of Slabodka served as Rav in the Zamut region of Libau, Lithuania (or Latvia) prior to his arrival in New York City in 1894

Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Tags: Mount Judah Cemetery - Queens · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Unknown

9 responses so far ↓

  • 1 curios // Apr 17, 2010 at 7:44 pm

    His father was Rabbi Meir Wolpert of Kelm. Here is a kever of R’ Yehuda’s brother (the names were changed to avoid drafting to the army). See the info I posted there.

  • 2 YD Miller // Apr 18, 2010 at 8:13 pm

    Good research, Mr. Curios.


  • 3 Grand Rebbe // Apr 19, 2010 at 11:13 am

    Reb Curios:
    Please site a source.

  • 4 curios // Apr 19, 2010 at 1:51 pm

    I got the info from someone who researched the family extensively.
    For more details, ask Baruch for my e-mail address and contact me directly, I’ll be happy to share with you the sources bl”n.

  • 5 admin // May 16, 2011 at 3:12 pm

    Sheina Gute Shtrumberg, sister of Rabbi Yehuda Sachs and Rabbi Yosef Zev Siw
    Directions to kever:
    Riverside Cemetery
    12 Market Street
    Saddle Brook, NJ 07663-0930
    Location: Society: Congregation Tickvath Israel of Harlem, Map: 25, Block: C, Section: 20, Row: C, Grave 48

  • 6 curios // Jun 29, 2011 at 2:40 am

    Mentioned here:

  • 7 YD Miller // Mar 27, 2014 at 1:26 pm

    Tchuva from Rav Zachs:

  • 8 Farshlufen // Apr 30, 2015 at 4:10 pm

  • 9 Laurel // Jul 22, 2016 at 1:13 am

    The 1917-18 American Jewish Yearbook lists him as the rabbi at Chevra B’nai Abraham Samuel, at 240 Madison St.

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