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Rabbi Yisroel Kaplan

December 20th, 2018 · 3 Comments

Rabbi Yisroel Kaplan

ישראל ב"ר

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Thu. January 25, 1917 - Shevat 23 5677

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Cemetery Details

Directions to Kever: Mount Carmel Cemetery in Ridgewood, Queens maintains computerized records and will provide a detailed location map upon request. Location: KEHILATH JESHURAN SEC A, Section: 1, Block: C, Map: 1A, Lot: 34 Grave: 8, floor-stone

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: KAPLAN, ISRAEL

Biographical Notes:

There seems to be a discrepancy with regard to the date of the Rav’s passing on his marker.

Photo Caption: Announcement regarding ritual slaughter sertifacation after Rav Kaplan’s passing, Source: The Morning Journal, 1917.

Photo Caption: Short Bio

Bio Information:
The Rav originally from Vilna was summoned to New York City by Cheif Rabbi Yaakov Yosef Joseph (RJJ) to help assist him in the New York Rabbinate.

Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America

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

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