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Rabbi Yisroel Klein

July 30th, 2010 · 5 Comments

Moreh Dasrah Congregation Schulchan Uhrech Anshe Kutno
d. 9 Cheshvan, 1939 (5700)
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Mount Judah Cemetery Section Two
81-14 Cypress Avenue
Ridgewood, NY 11385
(Block: 9, Gate: 9, Left side along Main Road second gate after Emanuel Avenue)
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5 responses so far ↓

  • 1 eretzhagar // Aug 1, 2010 at 1:31 pm

    I guess, that R’ Yisroel was born 1859 in Devavanya, Hungary, and married Rosa Reisman from Kiralyhelmec.
    His father R’ Chaim Zvi Klein was the Rav in Fegyvernek, Hungary, and then settled in Kisvarda/Kleinvardein, where passed in 1913.
    Can anybody confirm it?

  • 2 YD Miller // Aug 1, 2010 at 4:03 pm

    Reb Yisroel had (has?) a son on Coney Island Rabbi Chaim Avrohom Klien.

    Anshie Kutno was a shul in the Bronx, after Rabbi Klien, Rabbi Shlomo Zalmen Katz was the Rav there< Rabbi Katz was an Uncle for the Sumbethaley Rav.

  • 3 YD Miller // Aug 1, 2010 at 4:15 pm

    Reb Yisroel was Rav in the Kutno Shul for over 3o years.

    Thew above mentioned son, Rabbi Chaim Avrohom had a son-in-law Rabbi Menel Lazar who served in Brooklyn and later in Providence RI.
    http://www.hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=27900&st=&pgnum=18&hilite=

  • 4 Rachel Blonder nee Klein // Aug 2, 2010 at 12:02 am

    Rabbi Israel son of Chaim Tzvi (and Gitel) Klein was the Rav in the Kutno Shul.
    Rabbi Israel Klein was my paternal grandfather’s uncle.
    Rabbi Israel Klein was born on in 1859 in Devavanya, Hungary. He passed away October 22, 1939 in New York. His yahrtzeit is Tet Mar Cheshvan. His matzevah is in Mount Judah Cemetery, near the Interboro, Ridgewood, Queens, Block 9, Section 2 which is the Chevra Shulchan Aruch Anshe Kutna. His wife Rachel (Rosza) nee Reiszman and His son, Rabbi Chaim Avraham Klein and his wife Gitel (Katiza) nee Blass and Rabbi Menachem Mendel (Emanuel) Lazar and his wife Esther (Lillian) nee Klein (Rabbi Chaim Avraham’s daughter and son in-law’s matzevos are also there).

  • 5 YD Miller // Aug 2, 2010 at 12:20 pm

    Thanks Rachel,
    If I am not mistaking I can see Mendel Lazar’s Matizeve on the left of this photo.

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