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Rabbi Yitzchok Marcus

November 29th, 2018 · 1 Comment

Rabbi Yitzchok Marcus

יצחק ב"ר יעקב

Rav, Utica, New York

Date of Death: Wed. December 9, 1953 - Teves 3 5714

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Cemetery:

Cemetery Details

Directions to Kever: Mount Lebanon / Forest Lawn Cemetery in Iselin, NJ maintains computerized records and will provide a detailed location map upon request. Location: Needed

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: Name listed on marker: Rabbi Isaac Marcus

Biographical Notes:

The Rav, also rabbinated in Portland, Maine at Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh as its first Rabbi. Shaarey Tphiloh, located at 151 Newbury Street was established in 1904. Rav Marcus stayed in Portland until around 1910.  He later settled in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Photo Caption: Shaarey Tphiloh, Portland, c.1911, Credit: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media

Photo Caption: Shaarey Tphiloh as it stands today, Credit: Google 


Credit: Asher Lowy, Lakewood, NJ

Credit: Asher Lowy, Lakewood, NJ


Credit: Asher Lowy, Lakewood, NJ

Credit: Asher Lowy, Lakewood, NJ

Tags: New Jersey

1 response so far ↓

  • 1 Efraim // Nov 30, 2018 at 11:45 am

    Thank you for posting.

    The rav’s entry in “Otzar HaRabbonim” says he arrived in the US in 1895 (perhaps he went from there straight to Utica?)

    Records show him in Utica at least till 1901. [And then Portland till about 1910 liek you mention].

    They also show him residing until 1944 in New Brunswick. (From then till his passing, who knows?)

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